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January 14, 2020
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The Markets – January 14, 2020

It was a nerve-wracking week. Iran fired 22 ballistic missiles at the Ain Al Asad air base near western Iraq and a second base in northern […]
January 8, 2020
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The Markets – January 7, 2020

About face! 2019 was a remarkable year for investors with many asset classes delivering positive performance. Both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, a gauge of […]
January 2, 2020
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The Markets – December 31, 2019

2019 will be a hard act to follow. Investors may find themselves reluctant to ring out the old and ring in the new this week. During […]
December 27, 2019
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The Markets – December 24, 2019

Let’s hear it for 2019! Major stock indices in the United States and overseas are poised to deliver double-digit gains for the year. Even with uncertainty […]
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
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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 […]