Tag Archives: inflation

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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Inflation, Broadcom, Toys “R” Us, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through March 17th Stocks fell over the week as protectionist trade policies weighed. The S&P 500 dropped 1.2% and the Dow fell 1.5% for the week.  Internationally, Japan gained 1.0% and Europe ticked down … Continue reading

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Global Stocks and Inflation

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through February 17th Global stocks rebounded strongly shrugging of weakness from earlier in the month.  The S&P 500 and Dow rose 4.3% for the week.  It was the best week for the S&P 500 … Continue reading

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Industrial Production, Retail, and Inflation

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through January 13th US Stocks ended the week at new record highs driven by high expectations for 4Q earnings season. The S&P 500 rose 1.6% and the Dow climbed 2% for the week. Abroad, … 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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Hurricane Harvey, Jobs Report, Inflation, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through September 2nd US stocks rose on a news heavy week driven by positive economic and corporate news and despite Hurricane Harvey and tensions with North Korea. The S&P 500 rose 1.4% and the … Continue reading

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US Stocks, Worker Productivity, US Inflation, and Worldpay

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through August 12th US stocks posted their worst week since May on weak earnings from retailers and North Korea tensions. The S&P 500 fell 1.4% and the Dow dropped 1.1% for the week. Abroad, … Continue reading

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