Monarch is turning 25!

In 1994, 25 years ago, Monarch Capital Management opened its doors for the first time. We are excited to celebrate with our clients at our Open House this June. Look for your invitation in the mail . . . see you soon!

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So Is This Inverted?

3/28/19 In case you were reluctant to answer because you don’t remember what an inverted yield curve is (gasp), let us help.  An inverted yield curve simply means that short-term treasury bond yields are higher than long-term treasury bond yields.  This is the opposite of a normal yield curve, which features short-term yields that are […]

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Another anniversary. Hopefully the last for a while!

You might recall that last September and October marked the 10th anniversary of the onset of the financial crisis in 2008.  Those were scary days, when banks failed, Wall Street needed the federal government’s rescue, many credit markets stopped functioning, and the stock market was “waterfalling” 7% on some days.  Thanks to a combination of […]

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We are Under Construction!

As Monarch Capital Management approaches its 25th Anniversary this August, we are looking forward to celebrating this milestone in a new and improved space. We are looking forward to not only a new, updated look, but also more space as we continue to grow. Old buildings have a way of surprising construction teams and we […]

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Panic has taken hold.

While it’s probably risky to put anything into writing amidst the stock market’s current bout with panic, we feel it’s important to provide some context for what’s going on in real time.  First of all, corrections and bear markets happen; they’re part of the circle of life, unfortunately.  Just because they happen doesn’t mean that […]

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Lunch Seminar Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined us for lunch on Tuesday. It was nearly standing room only, with a crowd of 52! After introducing the group to our newest Monarchian, Stephanie, Dave took a straw poll to see how many folks wanted him to talk about the Fed. After 3 hands went up (one of […]

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All Clear!

Now that we’re on the other side of the election, we can take stock of how the great big uncertainty is finally removed, and everything is clear.  That probably doesn’t sound wholly accurate, does it?  All we know is that Washington will be divided when new Congresspeople are sworn in in January (despite numerous races […]

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Quarterly Newsletter October 1, 2018

Are We Reliving the 1990s? If you were offered the chance to relive the 1990s all over again, would you?  I realize the verb “relive” can take on two very distinct meanings:  either to enjoy the era for a second time just as it was, or to live it differently than you did the first […]

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Quarterly Newsletter July 2, 2018

As of July this year, I will have been in the investment business 50 years.  The first 26 years were at Fort Wayne National Bank’s trust department and the last 24 at Monarch Capital.  A lot has happened over those 50 years, but by far there has been more positive than negative.  We have had […]

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