December 10, 2019
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The Markets – December 10, 2019

Ahh, the power of distraction. On Friday, the unemployment report flashed its numbers like a hair model in a shampoo commercial. The Bureau of Labor Statistics […]
December 3, 2019
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The Markets – December 3, 2019

It’s a shopping revolution! Sometime, probably not so long ago, comedian Dave Barry wrote, “Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time […]
November 27, 2019
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The Markets – November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving is in the air! On Thursday, U.S. investors may find themselves giving thanks for the bull market. Year-to-date, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, Dow […]
November 20, 2019
Market Commentary - 11/19/19

The Markets – November 19, 2019

The longest bull market in history showed no signs of slowing last week. U.S. stock markets climbed higher for the sixth week straight – the longest […]
November 12, 2019
Market Commentary - 11/12/19

The Markets – November 12, 2019

Last week, major United States stock indices finished at historic highs. According to a source cited by Barron’s, U.S. stock markets are responsible for creating $6 […]
November 5, 2019
Market Commentary - 11/5/19

The Markets – November 5, 2019

They did it. The Federal Reserve lowered interest rates last week, as expected. There were no enthusiastic fans singing the Baby Shark song, but the Federal […]
October 29, 2019
Market Commentary - 10/29/19

The Markets – October 29, 2019

More money managers are feeling less bullish, but you sure couldn’t tell by the performance of U.S. stock markets last week. So far, 2019 has been […]
October 22, 2019
Market Commentary - 10/22/19

The Markets – October 22, 2019

Last week was like an overstuffed suitcase that busts open on the baggage carousel. A lot was unpacked in a surprising and disorderly fashion. There was […]
October 15, 2019
Market Commentary

The Markets – October 15, 2019

The world breathed a sigh of relief last week when the United States and China took a step toward a trade-war truce. Financial Times reported the […]