April 2, 2021

Relationship

Accused Orange County shooter had ‘business and personal’ relationship with victims, police say

A gunman who shot and killed three adults and a 9-year-old boy came armed with a semi-automatic handgun, pepper spray and handcuffs, police said, and he used bicycle cable locks to chain the gates of the Orange business complex.

Law enforcement officials made clear on Thursday that the mass shooting the prior evening that also left two people in critical condition was not a random attack, but stemmed from a personal and business relationship between the alleged shooter and the victims.

Police identified the suspected shooter as 44-year-old Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez, but did not officially release the names of the

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Buttonwood – Why people are worried about the bond-equity relationship | Finance & economics

MOST PEOPLE have little time for quants. They find the language of quantitative finance far from illuminating. Even fairly numerate people struggle to grasp what comes easily to pointy-headed number-crunchers. Take the idea of correlation, the co-movement of two or more variables. Such relationships vary with the period over which they are measured. The direction can shift. Things quickly become confusing.

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Yet the quant argot is useful when considering perhaps the biggest fear stalking

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Your Relationship with Your Financial Adviser? It’s Complicated

Trusted advisers are honest and empathetic — especially as we learn more about our clients’ motivations and other experiences. These factors, and how they are revealed to us, may be the biggest test of the strength of our professional relationship.

The personal stories of two of my clients over the years illustrate how complex these relationships are, and how good advisers tailor their approach to allow their clients to make good decisions, balancing their social and emotional needs without sacrificing their financial goals, and vice versa.

A Call from Out of the Blue

Some years ago, my longest running prospect

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