Monthly Archives: February 2013

Raffa Joins “Blueprint for Wealth” Radio

Raffa Partner Lawrence Hoffman will be interviewed this Saturday, March 2nd, on Federal News Radio’s Blueprint for Wealth. The show airs from 10AM until 10:30AM on Federal News Radio 1500 AM and 820 AM and can also be streamed live … Continue reading

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Fed Discusses Bond Buying

Financial News for the Week Ending February 23rd After hitting new 5-year highs early in the week, then plummeting midweek, U.S. markets bounced back on Friday to regain some the losses from the precipitous drop. The S&P 500 was down … Continue reading

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M&A Activity Has Surged

Financial News for the Week Ending February 16th U.S. Stocks were flat for the week with the S&P 500 edging up 0.1% for its seventh straight weekly advance, while the Dow dropped 0.1%. Europe was flat and Japan rose 0.2% … Continue reading

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Educating Nonprofit Board Members

Last week’s Raffa Learning Community session on Educating and Presenting Financial Information to Board Members, led by Bob Bloom, nonprofit audit senior manager at Raffa, was designed for finance officers, executive directors and board members of nonprofits. Senior members of various … Continue reading

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Sharing “Hope”

Raffa’s January/February Denim Day was devoted to raising money and awareness for Hope House DC, an organization one of our employees has been supporting on his own time for more than a decade. Simply because of his belief in their … Continue reading

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S&P Rose Again, Along with Gas Prices

Financial News for the Week Ending February 9th The S&P 500 ended the week up for the 6th straight week and hit a five-year high on news the trade deficit narrowed in December which likely points to a higher 4th … Continue reading

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Dow and S&P Continued Higher

Financial News for the Week Ending February 2nd The Dow and S&P continued to push higher on positive economic news. The Dow rose 1.1% and above the 14,000 mark on Friday closing at 14,010, its highest point since October 2007. … Continue reading

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