Monthly Archives: December 2012

U.S. markets ended down, after 3 week winning streak

Financial News for the Week Ending December 15th After rising above pre-election levels during the week, U.S. markets ended the week down concluding a three week winning streak. Fiscal cliff negotiations continued to weigh on stock markets as little progress … Continue reading

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Final Form 990 Regulations

Were the Final Regulations for Form 990 Different from the Proposed Regulations? A. Yes. The information return, which generally must be filed annually by tax-exempt organizations, was redesigned and significantly expanded recently. Here is an explanation of the key areas … Continue reading

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Charitable Giving Surges to Close 2012

Financial News for the Week Ending December 8th U.S. markets rose for the third straight week on optimism over a fiscal cliff deal and a positive jobs report. The S&P 500 gained 0.1% and the Dow gained 1.0%. Europe markets … Continue reading

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Financial News for the Week of November 25th

U.S. markets edged up slightly on the last day of November. For the month, which was highly volatile with the election and fiscal cliff talks dominating the news, the Dow sank 0.5% while the S&P 500 rose 0.3%. Europe saw … Continue reading

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