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Bridges named in the Financial Times Top 300 Financial Advisers for 2018

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Omaha, Nebraska June 28, 2018: Bridges Investment Management has been named as one of the Financial Times Top 300 Financial Advisers in America. The firm is one of just two Nebraska-based firms to be recognized for this prestigious honor.   This is the sixth annual listing of Top Registered Investment Advisers (RIAs) ranked by the Financial Times. The publication considers…

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Megan McMurry earns Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) Designation

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We are proud to announce that Megan McMurry, Vice President-Trust and Client Services, recently completed a yearlong program to earn the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of The American College. The program was organized locally by the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF) and was led by OCF board member, Mark Weber, a…

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Berkshire Hathaway 2017 Shareholder Letter – Highlights, Notes, and Comments

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2017 was a very good year for Berkshire. Book value grew $65.3 billion, or 23%, and BRK’s stock price increased 21.62%, essentially in line with the 21.88% total return for the S&P 500. BRK’s gain in book value was significantly enhanced by the cut in the corporate tax rate enacted in December of 2017, which resulted in a gain of…

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Key Investment Themes for 2018

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For a number of months, we have been advising clients to “expect more volatility.” 2017 was one of the least volatile years for the stock market in history, as equity prices worked gradually higher throughout the course of the year. But the placid environment that characterized 2017 has given way to a markedly different capital markets climate in 2018. So,…

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