Category Archives: Investment Advisory

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through August 4th

All the news you need to stay informed about what’s currently driving the market — courtesy of Raffa Wealth Management, LLC. US stocks posted their fifth consecutive weekly gain on solid earnings and economic news.  The S&P 500 gained 0.8% … Continue reading

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Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 21st

All the news you need to stay informed about what’s currently driving the market — courtesy of Raffa Wealth Management, LLC. U.S. stocks were relatively flat for the week as solid earnings reports were not enough to drive the market … Continue reading

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Why You Need Workforce Planning

You’ve done your strategic planning and your succession planning. But have you done your workforce planning? If not, you’re missing out on an important part of the business planning puzzle. Breaking it down The differences between strategic planning, succession planning, … Continue reading

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Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 14th

All the news you need to stay informed about what’s currently driving the market — courtesy of Raffa Wealth Management, LLC. US stocks rose over the week on strong earnings reports.  The S&P 500 gained 1.5% and the Dow rose … Continue reading

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Tariffs, Fed’s June Meeting and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through June 16th US stocks were mixed over the week as trade war fears mounted.  The S&P 500 edged up less than 0.1% and the Dow fell 0.9% for the week.  Internationally, Europe gained … Continue reading

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More Job Openings than Job Seekers

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through June 9th US stocks rose over the week despite trade tensions.  The S&P 500 gained 1.6% and the Dow advanced 2.8%, for the week.  Abroad, Europe eased 0.5% and Japan surged 2.4%, for … Continue reading

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May Jobs Report, US Imposed Tariffs and more

US stocks were broadly higher driven by the strong jobs report and easing of concerns over Italy potentially heading down the path of leaving the euro.  The S&P 500 rose 0.5%, while the Dow was down 0.5% for the week.  … Continue reading

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