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MARKET WEEK: AUGUST 24, 2015

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The Markets (as of market close August 21, 2015) What a week! Investors had to take cover as several market indexes swooned to depths not seen in quite some time. Stocks responded negatively to China’s continued economic woes, the not-entirely-unexpected resignation of Greece’s prime minister (although he may be reelected in September), and crude oil […]

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MARKET WEEK: AUGUST 17, 2015

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The Markets (as of market close August 14, 2015) Stocks moved slightly ahead of last week. Both the large-cap S&P 500 and Dow posted modest gains by week’s end as did the small-cap Russell 2000. The Nasdaq was relatively flat posting only a 0.09% gain week-on-week. The Global Dow, possibly influenced by the generally slumping […]

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Market Week: August 3, 2015

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The Markets (as of market close July 31, 2015) The stock markets rebounded last week amid a tepid report from the Federal Open Market Committee seemingly halting talk of an imminent interest rate hike–although every indication points to some rate movement before the end of the year. Nevertheless, each of the major U.S. indexes showed […]

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MARKET WEEK: JULY 20, 2015

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The Markets (as of market close July 17, 2015) Following a week of losses, the market rebounded in a big way for the week ended July 17. News of a tentative agreement between Greece and its creditors seemed to quell investor concerns of a Grexit. Moves by the Chinese government have stopped a stretch of […]

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July 11th, 2015- Karen Polito, Erica Waasdorp,

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Chris speaks with Erica Waasdorp, President of A Direct Solution, which is an organization that helps nonprofits raise sustainable revenue through annual appeals and monthly giving.  In the second half of the show, Chris talks with the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, about local topics such as state budget issues, and the MBTA.  Mike […]

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July 4th, 2015-Market Review and Outlook, “Best of” First Half of 2015

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Chris recaps the market activity and shares his outlook on the economy for the second half of 2015. Seth Kaye also shares his views on the market.  The show also features a “best of” segment, which included interviews with the Pulitzer Prize winning Wall Street Journal writer Bret Stephens, and Stephen Moore, who is a […]

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MARKET WEEK: JULY 13, 2015

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The Markets (as of market close July 10, 2015) A week of volatility ended with the stock market little changed from the prior week. On Wednesday, the major indices responded negatively to the potential for a Greek exit from the eurozone (Grexit), the free fall of China’s major markets, and a “technical glitch” on the […]

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MARKET WEEK: JULY 6, 2015

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The Markets Stock markets closed the holiday week on a sour note for the second week in a row. While several domestic indicators have been favorable, such as housing and unemployment, the markets across the board continued to lose value on the heels of Greece closing its banks for a week and missing a debt […]

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QUARTERLY MARKET REVIEW: APRIL-JUNE 2015

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The Markets As winter weather finally lost its chokehold on the U.S. economy, investors grew increasingly comfortable with the Federal Reserve’s slow-and-steady approach to raising short-term interest rates. Historic closes were reached by the large-cap Dow (18351) and S&P 500 (2134), while the small-cap Nasdaq (5164) and Russell 2000 (1296) also reached all-time highs during […]

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June 27, 2015 – Mike Burton on Mortgages

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Chris and show sponsor and frequent guest Mike Burton of Slade Mortgage co-host this week’s Something More. They discuss the news of the week, including the Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage and health care. Chris offers some market perspective and Mike discusses everything you ever wanted to know about mortgages. All that, plus your calls […]

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