Monthly Archives: October 2015

US Existing Home Sales Rose in September

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through October 24th Global stocks rallied on more stimulus from China and likely from Europe along with solid corporate earnings. The S&P 500 gained 2.1% and the Dow rose 2.5%. Internationally, Japan climbed 3.0% … Continue reading

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Inflation Declined in September

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through October 17th US Stocks rose on positive profit reports to start earnings season and increasing doubts the Fed will raise interest rates this year. The S&P 500 gained 0.9% and the Dow rose … Continue reading

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US Reached a 12 Nation Pacific Trade Pact

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through October 14th US stocks posted their best week since December on a rebound in commodity prices driven by signs of stabilization in China and increased expectations for low interest rates. For the week, … Continue reading

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US Auto Sales Rose 16% in September

US stocks rose over the week as investors took signs of weakness from the economy that the Fed would delay any interest rate increases. The S&P 500 and Dow rose 1.0% for the week. Internationally, Europe fell 0.4% and Japan … Continue reading

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