Monthly Archives: February 2015

Greece’s Government Reached Agreement with European Creditors

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through February 21st US Stocks closed at a record high to end the week on the news of the Greece bailout extension.  The S&P 500 rose 0.6% and the Dow gained 0.7% for the … Continue reading

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Home Prices Rose in Fourth Quarter

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through February 14th US Stocks moved higher over the week on positive earnings reports and a truce in Ukraine.  The Dow gained 1.1% and the S&P 500 rose 2.0% for the week with the … Continue reading

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January’s Unemployment Report Topped Expectations

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through February 7th US stocks rose over the week on stabilizing oil prices and improved corporate results. The S&P 500 rose 3.0% and the Dow gained 3.8%. Internationally, Europe was up 1.7%, but Japan … Continue reading

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4th Qtr GDP Well Below Expectations

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through January 31st US Stocks sank over the week on disappointing earnings and concerns about economic growth. The S&P 500 fell 2.8% and the Dow sank 2.9% for the week. For January, the S&P … Continue reading

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