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Black Friday, Sales, Bitcoin and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through December 2nd US stocks rose over the week on increasing expectations for tax reform. Both the Senate and House approved separate tax reform bills, which now need to be reconciled. The S&P 500 … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks New All Time Highs, AT&T Time Warner Merger Blocked, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through November 25th US Stocks closed the week at new all time highs driven by continued strong corporate earnings and global growth. The S&P 500 rose 0.9%, closing above 2,600 for the first time, … Continue reading

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Ep. 22 – Nonprofit Executive Transitions: Insights on Success

In this episode of the Lead. Learn. Thrive. Podcast, Karen Schuler, Managing Director of Raffa’s Search, Transition and Planning practice and Tom Adams, Director at Raffa will focus on how the thinking around nonprofit executive transitions has broadened and what that … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Slight Decline, Household Debt Increase, House passes Tax Overhaul Bill

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through November 18th US stocks posted a slight decline for the week with question about the tax overhaul weighing on the market. The S&P 500 fell 0.1% and the Dow dropped 0.3% for the … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks Down, Broadcom bid, AT&T Deal

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through November 11th US stocks had their first down week since September as tax reform came into question. The S&P 500 edged down 0.2% and the Dow fell 0.5% for the week.  Internationally, Japan rose … Continue reading

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U.S. Stocks, The Next Fed Chairman & More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through November 3rd US stocks rose over the week and ended at record highs on strong corporate earnings and potential tax reform. The S&P 500 gained 0.3% and the Dow rose 0.4% for the … Continue reading

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Ep. 21 – Millennials Making a Difference: The Younger Generation in the Nonprofit Sector

In this episode of the Lead. Learn. Thrive. Podcast, the hot topic of “Millennials in Nonprofits” is addressed. Raffa’s Marketing Coordinator, Rachel Caldwell, and ABCD & Company’s Partner, Durecia Moorer highlight how hiring millennials in the nonprofit sector can be … Continue reading

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