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Weekly Market Commentary: December 27, 2016

The Markets The major U.S. indices have been strong performers since early November. Many people are wondering whether they will continue to do well in … Read more

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Weekly Market Commentary: December 20, 2016

The Markets The Federal Reserve put a hitch in the markets’ giddy-up last week. It wasn’t the Fed’s second interest rate hike in a decade … Read more

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Weekly Market Commentary: December 13, 2016

The Markets Dad: “Fra-gee-lay” …it must be Italian! Mom: I think that says “fragile,” honey. Dad: Oh, yeah. This holiday season, investors’ enthusiasm for U.S. … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary: November 29, 2016

The Markets It’s a myth! According to WebMD, the amino acid L-Tryptophan is not responsible for Americans’ post-Thanksgiving food coma. The real culprit is overeating. … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary: November 22, 2016

The Markets This time it’s the end. Really. Possibly. It seems like experts have been forecasting the end of the bull market in bonds for … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary: November 15, 2016

The Markets Surprise! Markets were remarkably sanguine following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States. There was a moment of … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary: November 8, 2016

The Markets Markets hate uncertainty – and that may create opportunities. Last week, investors experienced another bout of election jitters, and the Standard & Poor’s … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary: November 1, 2016

The Markets It’s almost over… During July 2016, Pew Research reported almost 60 percent of Americans were suffering from election fatigue. They weren’t uninterested in … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary: October 26, 2016

The Markets “Verrrry interesting.” Arte Johnson’s catch phrase from Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In may not have described U.S. stock markets last week, but there were … Read more