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Feed Your BRAIN | CoreStates Capital Advisors - Part 3

Feed Your BRAIN

CoreStates 2009 3Q Review & Outlook

At CoreStates, a foundational belief is in the unpredictability of the future. Few would argue with this simple truth. Yet, few in the financial services industry honor this fact in the design of their services to clients. Most, in fact, tout their ability to predict the future as a key reason to entrust your assets to their supervision and management (and fees).

At the current time – three-quarters of the way through 2009 – we would ask these companies and their clients, “So, how is this working out for you?” Many, we suspect, would lament the fact that they became net sellers of stocks during the first quarter decline to the March lows, then stood by as stocks gained 15% to 30% through the second quarter and repeated that performance in the third quarter.Now, as the fourth quarter begins and they still struggle

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CoreStates 2009 Q2 Review & Outlook

The April through June period saw stocks continue their bounce from early-March lows. By quarter’s end, the advance had begun to falter, but not before adding another 12% of gains for the Dow Industrials, cutting their year-to-date decline to about -2%. International developed economies saw their markets advance some 15% (MSCI EAFE) and reach a year-to-date positive return of about 3%.

Encouraging as these numbers are, even they don’t fully represent the resurgence of investor enthusiasm as the quarter’s economic measures began to indicate a moderation in the rate of national and worldwide economic decline. This growing perception led to sharp rebounds in the more speculative areas of the markets, with small capitalization US stocks (Russell 2000) advancing nearly 21% and reaching positive territory for the year. The NASDAQ gained 20%, bringing its year-to-date gain to over 16%. Emerging nations’ stock markets

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Top 10 Investing Mistakes

Once you’ve made it… Mistakes can still take it!

We all know the formula for investment success is to invest early, invest often and invest broadly. These are the core principles of achieving wealth through saving and investing. Do this diligently over an entire working career and you are virtually assured of a lifetime of financial security. But, for those who have already done this, or who for any other reason find themselves responsible for a substantial sum of money, the rules are a little different. The focus must change from accumulating assets to protecting wealth and preserving purchasing power. And, the mentality of the investor must change. Investing “right” still matters, but the greater concern must be not investing “wrong.” At this stage, mistakes can be lethal to your financial security, largely because the time needed for recovery from any setbacks

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An Attorney’s Advice… At NO Charge

Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. Maybe we should all take some of his advice! A corporate Attorney sent the following out to the employees in his company.

1. Do not sign the back of your credit cards. Instead, put “PHOTO ID REQUIRED…”2. When you are writing checks to pay on your credit card Accounts, DO NOT put the complete account number on the “For” line. Instead, just put the last four numbers. The credit card company knows the rest of the number, and anyone who might be handling your check as it passes through all the check processing channels won’t have access to it.3. Put your work phone # on your checks instead of your home Phone. If you have a PO Box use that instead of your home

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20/20 Global Vision is Right on Target

One of the critical differentiating factors at Corestates Capital Advisors is our strategic view of investing. Our mission is to sustain acceptable portfolio growth with limited risk. To accomplish this we believe portfolios can no longer be guided by predominantly domestic strategies because they tend to be overly-influenced by US Monetary Policy and US Foreign-Policy. Our 20/20 Global Vision encompasses the 20 critical global issues that will influence portfolio performance over the next 20 years. Listed below are the current 20 issues that we think will have enormous influence.With recent developments regarding the Swine Flu Virus #19 best describes the value we bring with the 20/20 Outlook. Economic Issues1. Accelerating globalization The process of globalization will accelerate as expanding communications, development of transportation infrastructure, and more favorable trade policies encourage individuals worldwide to pursue a better economic life. The world will move closer to being one economic

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