Monthly Archives: January 2015

Six Largest US Banks Issue Disappointing Earnings Reports

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through January 24th Global stock markets rose over the week on a positive reception of the ECB’s new stimulus measures. The S&P 500 rose 1.6% and the Dow gained 0.9% over the week. Internationally, the … Continue reading

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EU Prices Fall for the First Time Ever

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through January 17th US stocks sank as investors were concerned over weak corporate earnings and global growth. The S&P 500 and Dow fell 1.3% for the week. Internationally, Japan dropped 2.0%, while Europe jumped up … Continue reading

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Best Year in Job Growth in 15 Years

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through January 10th US stocks ended a volatile week down on global economic concerns. The S&P 500 sank 0.6% and the Dow fell 0.5% for the week. Internationally stocks were down as well with … Continue reading

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The Dollar Moved to Highest Level in 11 Years

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through January 3rd US Stocks finished the week down on global economic concerns. The S&P 500 sank 1.5% and the Dow fell 1.2% for the week. Internationally Europe was down 0.7% and Japan dropped … Continue reading

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