Monthly Archives: December 2016

Fed to Increase Funds Rate for 2nd Time in a Decade

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through December 17th US stocks were relatively flat over the week as the Fed’s projections on future interest rate increases weighed on markets. The S&P 500 edged down 0.1% and the Dow rose 0.4% … Continue reading

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Italy’s Prime Minister Announced He Would Resign

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through December 10th US Stocks had their best week since the election posting fresh all time highs as the post election rally continued. The S&P 500 gained 3.1% while the Dow rose % for … Continue reading

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Auto Sales Rose in November Driven by Black Friday Deals

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through December 3rd US Stocks posted their first weekly decline since the election. The S&P 500 fell 1.0% and the Dow edged up 0.1% for the week.  Internationally, Japan ticked up 0.3% and Europe … Continue reading

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