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Jin and Luke


Luke M. Johnson, President of Legend Capital Group, is thrilled to announce an innovative new partnership for 2013.  Legend Capital is now a proud sponsor of Mr. Jin Park, PGA Tour player, for the 2013 season.  Luke and Jin have been friends and played golf together over the past few years and decided to team up to create this exciting partnership.  

Jin finished 7th in the Final Stage of PGA Tour Q-School last Decemeber to earn his 2013 PGA Tour Card.  Jin was also on the PGA Tour during the 2008 season.  He recently finished 31st at the Shell Houston Open March 28th-31st.  Jin, we welcome you to the Legend Capital Group family and we are so pleased and honored to partner with you this year.  We wish you the best of luck during the 2013 season. 

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First Quarter 2013 Financial Market Commentary

April, 2013

Stocks in the world’s developed nations posted their best start to a year in the past two decades, signaling that the global economy may be poised to accelerate after contractions in the U.S., Japan, and Europe. Individual, retail investors pumped record deposits into stock mutual funds. U.S. profits increased for an 11th quarter, global central banks kept interest rates at record lows and growth from Europe to China improved. Corporate earnings outperformed estimates as approximately 80% of S&P 500 companies reporting fourth-quarter 2012 results beat estimates.

On the last day of the quarter the S&P 500...

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What Does the Dow’s Record High Really Mean?

Does it signal anything more than bullish sentiment? 

 Provided by Luke M. Johnson, President Legend Capital Group


Next stop, 15,000? As the Dow Jones Industrial Average settled at a new all-time high of 14,253.77 on March 5, the psychological lift on Wall Street was undeniable – the market was finally back to where it was in 2007. Or was it?1


For many Americans, the Dow equals the stock market, and the stock market is a direct product of the economy. It doesn’t quite work that way, of course. Right now, it is worth examining some of the factors that have driven the Dow to its series of record closes. Does the Dow’s impressive...

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Putting Your Tax Refund to Work

Where could that money go besides a bank account? 


Provided by Luke M. Johnson, President Legend Capital Group


Should your refund be saved? According to a TD Ameritrade poll, 47% of U.S. taxpayers expect a refund this year. What do they plan to do with the money?1


The answers may surprise you. While 15% of the survey respondents indicated they would spend their refunds on discretionary purchases, 47% said they would save the money and 44% indicated they would use some or all of it to whittle away some debt. Just 15% said they would invest it, and only 6% said they would direct it to a charity.1


Besides deposit accounts, consider...

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Thoughts on the Stock and Bond Markets
March 12, 2013

6 reasons why bond yields will not rise sharply and remain higher for at least the next 2 years:

1. Economic growth will remain very slow (1-3%) due to fiscal uncertainty (budget deficit and entitlement
spending) and caution by the corporate and small business...

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