Market Month: April 2018

The Markets (as of market close April 30, 2018) April was marked by the impending tariff war between the United States and China. Tensions between the world's two largest economies…

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Market Month: February 2018

The Markets (as of market close February 28, 2018) Despite some positive economic signs, rising consumer confidence, and favorable corporate earnings reports, February marked the end of the 10-month winning…

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Market Month: January 2018

The Markets (as of market close January 31, 2018) Equities pulled back off of their record-setting gains at the end of January, but not enough to forestall a month of…

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Annual Market Review 2017

Overview The year 2017 was eventful, to say the least. President Trump and Congress tried, without success, to repeal the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. However, the new year-end…

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Market Month: November 2017

The Markets (as of market close November 30, 2017) The Dow soared over 300 points on the last day of November to close above 24000 for the first time in…

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Market Month: October 2017

The Markets (as of market close October 31, 2017) Despite continuing drama in the White House and the fury of Mother Nature, stock growth remained steady for much of October.…

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Market Month: August 2017

The Markets (as of market close August 31, 2017) Equities in August saw many peaks and valleys throughout the month, finally rallying at the end of the month. Strong second-quarter…

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