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Bruce Patterson

Financial Advisor, Partner

Holding Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant designations and Master of Science in Financial Services Degree, Bruce is also FINRA Series 6, 63, 65 and 26 licensed. Bruce attended Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. 

Bruce has held the following positions within the financial services industry since 1972.  From 1972 to 1974 he was a Life Insurance Agent for Guarantee Mutual Life.  1974 to 1976 he was an Advanced Underwriting Consultant for Midwestern United Life. 1976 to 1981 he was a General Agent for American United Life.  1981 to 2001 he was the Regional Vice President for ING.  And from 2001 to present he has been an IAR for Compass Financial Advisors.

From 1990 to 2000 Bruce was also the Volunteer Women’s Head Basketball Coach for the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne.  From there he moved to Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, where he was the Head Division 1 Women’s Basketball Coach from 2000 to 2005.

 

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 Stocks fell for the week as investors grappled with higher bond yields, political risks around the globe, trade tensions and higher energy prices. The real estate and utilities sectors, which tend to be bond proxies due to their high dividend yields, lost over 2% for the week. By contrast, the materials and energy sectors posted the biggest gains as investors are starting to price in higher inflation expectations. In economic news, retail sales rose 0.3% in April, in-line with forecasts, as higher paychecks from tax-cuts offset rising fuel costs. In stock news, both Walmart Inc.

 Treasury prices dropped moderately over the course of the week on strong economic data and speculation that both the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank may raise interest rates more quickly than previously expected. On Tuesday, April Advance Retail Sales were solid while March sales figures were revised to 0.8%, and May Empire Manufacturing was higher than expected, causing a risk-on environment which led to a significant drop in Treasury prices. It was also reported on Tuesday that the U.S.

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Investment Advisory Services offered through
Compass Financial Advisors, LLC,
a registered Advisor. 
Compass Financial Advisors, LLC &
Harbour Investments, Inc.
are separate entities.

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