The U.S. as well as the global economy has descended into the harshest recession since the Great Depression. The descent from positive growth has been more abrupt and unexpected than anyone could have imagined. Read Lantern Investments Inc latest Economic & Financial Digest

 

In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses the big rally in the stcok market the previous week, the move by OPEC and its potential impact in the oil markets, and a book he is reading entitled " The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manon. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins Keith to talk about the volatility in the bond markets, especially the municipal markets. Listen here

 

(April 3, 2020, 7 p.m. EST) - The latest forecasts indicate deaths nationwide from COVID-19 could peak April 15. Precisely when the worst will pass depends on adherence to social distancing, hospital utilization and other variables. Other models say the worst may not come for six or eight weeks. Read More
 

During this record-long expansion, now in its eleventh year, the economy has struggled through seven episodes in which its growth engine has downshifted sharply- to about 1 percent or less for a given quarter. Please read Lantern Investment Inc., latest Economic & Financial Digest

 

January 6, 2020

In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith Lanton discusses goals and reflection heading into 2020. Keith also discusses a white paper by Hartford Funds which discusses networking in charitable organizations or other social events.
 

January 2020

Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell continues to insist that the economy is in a “good place”, which, like the Goldilocks scenario, is neither too hot nor too cold – but just right. At least just right enough to keep the policy levers where they are for a while. After cutting interest rates for the third time this year in October, Powell is sending a strong signal that the rate-cutting cycle will be put on pause for the indefinite future. More specifically, the Fed chief believes that it would take a significant reassessment of the outlook for policymakers to pull the rate trigger again. Read Lantern Investments Economic & Financial Digest
 

November 25, 2019

In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses concepts from "Talking With Strangers", a book by Malcom Gladwell, an examination of our interactions with strangers and why they often go wrong. He then discusses year-end tax ideas, the equity and bond markets and current financial news which may impact the markets.
 

November 18, 2019

In this podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses year-end tax ideas, an article about speaking effectively and persuasively and current market news. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins the discussion about the tax-free municipal bond market.  
 

December 2019

Throughout most of the year, the U.S. economy has withstood a torrent of headwinds, including escalating trade tensions with China, a severe global slowdown, geopolitical turmoil and headline-grabbing political controversy that continues to bedevil the administration. Read Lantern Investments, Inc December Economic And Financial Digest

 

November 11, 2019

In this Veterans Day podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses Singles Day in China, a shopping holdiay that celebrates people that are single. The number 1 was chosen as it resembers a person who is alone. Keith also talks about  timing and synchronization as discussed in a book by Daniel Pink "When" along with current financial news.

November 4,, 2019

In this podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith continues his discussion on inflection points and discusses "endpoints"  as it relates to peoples lives, careers, etc along with current financial news. 

October 28, 2019

In this podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses "midpoints"  as it relates to peoples lives, careers, etc along with current financial news. Midpoints can teach us  a lot about human behavior and motivation.

October 21, 2019

In this podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses year end financial planning for investors along with current financial news.

November 2019

Just as there is nothing more certain than death and taxes, the financial markets face the perpetual challenge of climbing a wall of worry. Read Lantern Investments, Inc November Economic And Financial Digest

October 14, 2019

 

In this epsiode of Enlightenment, Keith Lanton discusses the low interest rate, low inflation rate environment and current news that may impact the financial markets. 

September 23, 2019

 

In this weeks episode of Enlightenment, a financial podcast, Keith discusses temporal landmarks, what they are and how they relate to financial decision making. Brad Harris, Director of Fixed Income, joins Keith commenting on current events in the bond market. 
 

October 2019

 

Is the longest expansion in American history about to expire? A time-honored financial indicator recently sparked more interest in that question, but concerns over the economy’s direction had been growing for several months. Read Lantern Investments, Inc latest Economic and Financial Digest 

 

September 16, 2019

In this podcast episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses the Miguel de Cervantes quote “It is the part of a wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket” and how this relates to diversification in portfolio management.
 

September 9, 2019 (Melville, New York)

 
  In this episode of Enlightenment, Keith discusses body language, presentation and how this can influence how others think of us. He then reviews the strong equity performance of last week and other current financial headlines that may impact the markets. He and Lantern's Director of Fixed Income, Brad Harris, conclude with a discussion of the municipal bond market and the possibility of negative interest rates.  

Listen to our latest financial podcast "Enlightenment" featuring Mr. Keith Lanton with special commentary by Brad Harris - Director of Fixed Income at Lantern Investments, Inc. https://youtu.be/wjTYMCEf6Lw

 

September 3, 2019 (Melville, New York)

 
"Typically September has been in the later half of the 20th century & the beginning of the 21st century the most treacherous time for the equity markets"  

Listen to our latest financial podcast "Enlightenment" featuring Mr. Keith Lanton with special commentary by Brad Harris - Director of Fixed Income at Lantern Investments, Inc.  https://youtu.be/HUviZpZZO3s

 

September 2019
 
As expected, the Federal Reserve cut its short-term policy rate at the July 30-31 meeting, the first reduction since the Great Recession and financial crisis. Read Lantern Investments latest newsletter September 2019

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
August 5, 2019 (Melville, New York)
 
Listen to "Enlightenment At Lantern", a financial news podcast recorded on August 5, 2019 featuring Keith Lanton, President.

 

July 29, 2019 (Melville, New York)
 
Lantern is proud to announce the initiation of our weekly podcast "Enlightenment At Lantern", featuring our President Keith Lanton. Every week Keith enlightens his audience with intuitive insights, personal development, and current market commentary. Enjoy the podcast of July 29, 2019 

 

August 2019
 
The U.S. economy celebrated an important milestone last month, having entered the longest expansion in its history.
Read Lantern Investments latest Economic and Financial Digest: Time To Celebrate?
 

July 2019
 
As advertised, the U.S. economy is slowing from the deceptively robust 3.1 percent annual rate in the first quarter.

 

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Bernard Herold & Co., Inc., and Lantern Investments, Inc., both family-owned firms with decades of experience, have merged to become Herold & Lantern Investments, Inc.  What that means to our existing clients is simple: stabilityand opportunity.  Clients keep their account numbers, and the same talented professionals will continue to serve them. Plus, with significantly enhanced and technology driven capabilities, our already excellent level of customer service will be even better. Read more about the merger.

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Keith lanton
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Larry Herold
Chief Operating Officer