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Market Week: February 4, 2013

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The Markets A stream of strong earnings reports helped the Dow industrials end their fifth straight week of gains by closing above 14,000 for the first time since 2007. The Nasdaq’s best week since the first of the year helped it close the gap with the other domestic indices, while the small-cap Russell 2000 continued […]

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Annual Market Review 2012

By on January 5, 2013 in Market Week with 0 Comments

Resilience in the face of adversity seemed to be the theme for 2012. Hurricanes that shuttered Wall Street for two days and cut oil production, the threat of a “Grexit” from the euro, Europe’s record unemployment and second recession in four years, Chinese growth that hit a three-year low, and uncertainty about elections here and […]

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Market Week: January 7, 2013

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The Markets Better late than never: Equities soared as investors wiped their collective brow when lawmakers reached a deal that averted a full-scale immediate plunge off the fiscal cliff. Despite the holiday-shortened week, the S&P gained more than 4% to hit a level not seen since 2007’s last trading day, while the Nasdaq and Russell […]

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How to prepare for the fiscal cliff

By on December 31, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Originally Posted by Allison Knothe on   December 31, 2012 01:04 PM Time is running out in Washington for the country to avoid the fiscal cliff. If that happens, 8 or 9 percent budget cuts would hit the majority of the federal government and could throw the country back into a recession. So what do […]

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Market Week: December 31, 2012

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The Markets Ending with a whimper: As the year wound to a close with no grand bargain out of Washington, equities took their own trip over the fiscal cliff last week. The last positive day for the S&P 500 was the Thursday before Christmas, and five straight down days took the Dow back under 13,000, […]

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December 29, 2012 – Year End Planning, Market Report, Personal Coaching

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It’s the Last “Something More with Chris Boyd” show of 2012!! In the first hour, Chris discusses year end planning considerations for your portfolio. He also talks about the fiscal cliff, the debt ceiling, the market conditions currently and for the year in review. Mike Burton of Slade Mortgage Group phones in with his regular […]

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Market Week: December 24, 2012

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The Markets The gift that keeps on giving: Negotiations over the impending fiscal cliff continued to affect equities markets. A rally produced earlier in the week by optimism over the chances for cooperation was cut short by a triple-digit drop in the Dow Friday after an agreement failed to materialize. Nevertheless, equities still managed to […]

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December 22, 2012 – Local Charities, Charitable Giving, Volunteerism, Fiscal Cliff

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Mike Burton of Slade Mortgage in for host Chris Boyd talking with your favorite charities: Samaritans, Recovery without Walls, Falmouth Road Race, and Jenny Jordan with Hurricane Sandy Relief. Along with market data and the fiscal cliff.

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Market Week: December 17, 2012

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The Markets As the lack of progress on fiscal cliff talks left investors wondering whether to batten down the hatches, equity markets continued to produce more vacillation than direction. Even a fresh infusion of quantitative easing from the Fed and decent economic data failed to lift investors’ spirits. Of the domestic indices, only the small-cap […]

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Chris Boyd’s Article

By on December 15, 2012 in AMR with 0 Comments

Preparing your finances for the fiscal cliff J. Christopher Boyd, CFP (Chris) is a leader in the Financial Planning Association of Massachusetts and host of a financial radio show on WXTK 95.1. He will be hosting a live chat on Friday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. With only 17 days until next year, the […]

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