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Jobs Report, Fed Funds Rate, Apple, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through May 7th US stocks ended the week down slightly on weaker earnings and mixed economic data. The S&P 500 and Dow ended the week down 0.2%. Abroad, Japan was flat and Europe gained … Continue reading

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China’s Growth, Government Shutdown, and US Oil

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through January 22nd US Stocks hit new record highs as fourth quarter corporate earnings have topped expectations and companies have issued optimistic outlooks. The Dow rose above 26,000 on the week and gained 1.0%. … Continue reading

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International and US Stocks, Household Income, Apple and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through September 16th US stocks had one of their best weeks of the year, hitting record highs, with Hurricane Irma not as bad as feared. The S&P 500 rose 1.6% and the Dow jumped … Continue reading

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Fed Elected to Keep Interest Rates Unchanged

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through October 31st Global stocks surged in October and recovered much of the declines seen in the late summer on accommodative moves or comments from central banks around the world and solid corporate results. … 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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US Home Building Recovered in September

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through October 25th The US stock market snapped back up over the week primarily on strong corporate earnings. The S&P 500 rose 4.1% and Dow jumped 2.6% for the week; the best weekly gain … Continue reading

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US Dollar on Best Winning Streak in 17 Years

Financial News for the Week Ending September 13th US stocks streak of consecutive weekly gains ended at five as investors weighed the prospect of interest rate increases from the Fed sooner than previously expected. The S&P 500 dropped 1.1% and … Continue reading

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