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MARKET WEEK: JANUARY 25, 2016

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The Markets (as of market close January 22, 2016) Boosted by a jump in oil prices and a rally in the European markets, U.S. stocks enjoyed their first week of gains in a month. Global stocks responded favorably to news from the European Central Bank that more stimulus could be forthcoming. Colder weather may have […]

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Market Week: January 19, 2016

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The Markets (as of market close January 15, 2016) Last week was a perfect storm of bad news for investors, as China’s continuing economic and stock market woes and the ongoing plunge in oil prices–combined with a stream of disappointing news about the U.S. economy–sparked yet another sharp selloff. Markets took a beating, with the […]

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MARKET WEEK: JANUARY 11, 2016

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The Markets (as of market close January 8, 2016) Last week began with both domestic and global markets hitting the skids amid concerns over China’s stock market plunge, North Korea’s apparent nuclear testing, and falling oil prices. A favorable employment report at the end of the week may have helped stem the downward tide, but […]

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Market Week: January 4, 2016

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The Markets (as of market close January 1, 2016) As the year came to a close, the final week of 2015 saw each of the indexes listed here finish in negative territory compared to the prior week. Since the week closed on a holiday, the closing values for 2015 are in fact the closing values […]

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MARKET WEEK: DECEMBER 28, 2015

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The Markets (as of market close December 25, 2015) U.S. stocks posted their biggest weekly gains in several weeks. The close of Christmas week saw each of the indexes listed here record positive gains, with the Russell 2000 moving up 3% to lead the way. The price of gold (COMEX) reversed course, selling at $1,075.80 […]

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MARKET WEEK: DECEMBER 21, 2015

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The Markets (as of market close December 18, 2015) Not entirely unexpected, the Federal Open Market Committee announced the first interest-rate increase since 2006. In support of its decision, the committee expressed cautious optimism that economic conditions will continue to strengthen. However, the committee’s sentiments weren’t enough to keep the markets from ending a volatile […]

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February 14, 2015 – The Men of AMR

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The men of AMR are featured on this week’s edition of Something More. Chris is joined by colleagues Michael Perna and Seth Kaye for market observations and commentary. But first they are joined by Dave Augustinho of the Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board, a local resource which helps monitor and improve the local workforce […]

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October 4, 2014 – John Wargin and Vinny DeMacedo

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Chris begins the show by offering some perspective and commentary on the labor report and the recent market volatility. He then talks to guest John Wargin, who is running for the Assembly of Delegates, about his views, the office, and what he is hoping to accomplish. Mike Burton does the Slade Mortgage Minute, sharing some […]

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MARKET WEEK: JUNE 9, 2014

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The Markets For the third straight week, both large- and small-cap indices surged upward. Once again, the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials set new record highs, while the small caps of the Russell 2000 returned to positive territory for the year. The enthusiasm for equities took a toll on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, […]

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May 17, 2014 – Susan Huettner and Herb Montgomery

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In the first hour of this week’s “Something More,” Chris is joined by show sponsor and family law attorney Susan Huettner. Chris and Susan field calls and discuss alimony laws. Mike Burton provides the Mortgage Minute and talks about current rates and refinancing. In the second hour, financial advisor Herb Montgomery of the Montgomery Financial […]

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