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Market Week: October 29, 2012

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The Markets Despite good economic news, particularly from the housing market, disappointing corporate earnings continued to contribute to strong downdrafts last week as any halting attempts at a rally generally gave way to renewed selling. The large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 were hit hardest among the domestic indices, while the Global Dow […]

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October 27, 2012 – Chris and guest co-host Randy Hunt discuss regional campaign issues, national election issues, and Hurricane Sandy

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This week on “Something More with Chris Boyd,” Chris discusses the MA state of emergency prior to Hurricane Sandy, Andrew Rugg from the American Enterprise Institute discusses Presidential election issues, and guest co-host Randy Hunt discusses his re-election campaign issues facing the region. Chris also discusses the challenges facing investors in the short-term, in light […]

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Market Week: October 22, 2012

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The Markets Despite a relatively strong start to the week, weak earnings reports took the wind out of the sails of domestic equities. The Dow lost 205 points on Friday–coincidentally, the 25th anniversary of the stock market’s single biggest percentage loss ever–while disappointing results from several key tech companies hit the Nasdaq hard. Market/Index 2011 […]

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Oct. 20, 2012 – Chris Boyd is joined by Attorney F. Keats, Boyd III and Mike Burton from Slade Mortgage Co

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Host Chris Boyd, CFP talks about mortage issues the crazy market this week and estate planning topics with his guest, Mike Burton of Slade Mortgage Co. and Attorney F.Keats Boyd, III of the Law Office of Boyd & Boyd, P.C.

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Market Week: October 15, 2012

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The Markets Equities took a 2%-plus hit last week. Whether it was caused by profit-taking, a gloomy forecast from the International Monetary Fund, reaction to initial third-quarter earnings reports, or some combination, the decline cost equities their attempt at a new post-2007 high. Meanwhile, oil prices bounced back above $90 a barrel, while the stock […]

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Oct. 13, 2012- Chris talks with Stanford Economist, John Taylor about looming financial issues & Senator Dan Wolf

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Chris is joined by Stanford Economist John Taylor and talks about financial issues including the “Fiscal Cliff.” Then Massachusetts State Senator Dan Wolf comes on to talk about his policy positions and agenda.

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October 6, 2012 – Randy Hunt & Herb Montgomery join Chris Boyd – topics: Randy’s campaign initiatives, Social Security Income strategies, Unemployment Rate, Debates, & Leadership

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With one month until the elections, the program started with a discussion with State Rep. Randy Hunt as he discussed his priorities to make more efficient use of tax revenues aimed ultimately at saving the tax payers of Massachusetts money, and identifying possible ways to make existing services more effective at their goals.

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Market Week: October 8, 2012

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The Markets Encouraging manufacturing and employment data helped the Dow hit a level less than 4% below its pre-2008 high, while the S&P 500 was roughly 6.5% away from achieving the same target. Meanwhile, oil slipped below the $90-a-barrel mark, offering some hope for a little relief on gas prices down the road.

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Market Week: October 1, 2012

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The Markets As investors reviewed mixed U.S. economic data and waited for news on Spain’s financial stability, equities fell for the second straight week. The anxiety helped boost U.S. Treasury prices once again. Market/Index 2011 Close Prior Week As of 9/28 Week Change YTD Change DJIA 12217.56 13579.47 13437.13 -1.05% 9.98% Nasdaq 2605.15 3179.96 3116.23 […]

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