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QUARTERLY MARKET REVIEW: APRIL-JUNE 2016

QUARTERLY MARKET REVIEW: APRIL-JUNE 2016

The Markets (as of market close June 30, 2016) In the world of equities, the second quarter of the year was anything but dull. April saw the large-cap S&P 500 and Dow make marginal gains, with the small-cap Russell 2000 and the Global Dow leading the way for the month. The Fed left interest rates […]

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MARKET WEEK: MARCH 28, 2016

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The Markets (as of market close March 25, 2016) After five consecutive weeks of gains, stocks cooled as each of the major indexes listed here slid into negative territory by the close of last week. With the latest downturn, only the Dow is ahead of its 2015 year-end closing value. Several of the markets were […]

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MARKET MONTH: NOVEMBER 2015

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The Markets (as of market close November 30, 2015) November saw equities markets follow October’s gains, although not nearly at the same pace. Amid favorable jobs reports, moderate GDP growth, and increased consumer income, coupled with an apparent easing of economic concerns in China, conditions appeared ripe for a strong November in equities trading. However, […]

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Market Week: March 4, 2013

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The Markets Sequester? What sequester? After a dismal Monday, domestic equities spent the week recovering to end the week not far from where they started. The Dow managed to rise above 14,000 yet again and was only half a percentage point from its October 2007 all-time high. The S&P 500 wasn’t far behind; by week’s […]

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April 28, 2012 – Tax Tips, Small Business Retirement Plans, GDP, Social Security and Market Commentary

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Host, Chris Boyd, CFP®, speaks with show regular, Herb Montgomery, CFP®. Herb shares some tips for listeners of observations of common tax and financial planning missteps he observed during tax preparation season. Also covered in the first segment is a review of retirement plans small business employers may want to consider (i.e., SEP-IRA, Simple IRA, […]

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