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December 2014 – Economic Review

December closed 2014 with a resurgent U.S. economy and flagging growth in much of the world. The precipitous fall in oil prices can be attributed to recent events and long-term trends. Recently, quieting tensions in Israel and Palestine, Russia’s weakened ability to threaten energy exports to Europe, OPEC’s unwillingness to cut production and the culmination […]

Best of both worlds in investment services

In an increasingly standardized market, putting your competitive strength forward is vital. This is exactly how Pavilion sets itself apart from the competition. Several years ago, Martin Weinberg, CEO & Chairman, Pavilion Financial Corporation, saw an opportunity in the industry to combine the best of both worlds: bring the expertise of the handful of giant, […]

What defines an emerging market?

We are commonly asked what defines an emerging market and which countries fall within emerging market mandates. There are many organizations that provide differing definitions for emerging markets. Most of the organizations that attempt to define emerging markets are large non-governmental organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the International Monetary Fund […]