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February Market Insight

March 1, 2019

Happy Birthday Bull! On the heels of another positive month in the market where virtually every asset class was positive, we prepare to recognize a remarkable milestone.

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June Market Insight: Tariff Tantrums

July 2, 2018

2018 continues to be a bumpy ride as President Trump moves on with his “Make America Great Again” agenda. The president broadcasted his intentions throughout his presidential campaign...

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May 2018 Market Insight

June 1, 2018

While the kids are getting out of school, we thought we would take you back to the classroom and review some key terms that you may be hearing regarding what’s happening in the market.

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March 2018 Market Insight

April 3, 2018

It’s a good time to unplug… not from your investment strategy: from the media!

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February 2018 Market Insight

March 5, 2018

Return of the Correction and Inflation

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January 2018 Market Insight

February 1, 2018

Can All-Time Market Highs Continue with All-Time Low Volatility?

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December 2017 Market Insight

January 1, 2018

2017 Year in Review & 2018 Outlook

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November 2017 Market Insight

December 1, 2017

We hope the Thanksgiving holiday was a wonderful time for you and your loved ones. There’s usually plenty of food, football, and shopping. While Americans love to snatch up deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, did you know there’s another shopping event that is larger than these two days combined?

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October 2017 Market Insight

November 1, 2017

This October, we experienced more of the same with the market ticking upward and achieving new all-time highs. In this environment, it’s important to remember that we haven’t seen some typical market moves in quite some time—namely a correction.

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September 2017 Market Insight

October 2, 2017

As September comes to a close, it’s interesting to look at a few market proverbs compared with how markets have been performing. “Sell in May and go away” refers to the strategy of booking profits at the end of May each year and waiting out a traditionally down time in the market. If you subscribed to this strategy in 2017, you would have missed out on the S&P 500 rising more than 4% over the summer (June 1 – Sept 29).

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August 2017 Market Insight

September 1, 2017

As August comes to a close, school is back in session, football has returned, the leaves are starting to turn, and we look back on what has been an interesting month in the markets. The August market saw its share of volatility, fueled early on by the threats and tension from North Korea. As tensions eased, and with the help of potential tax cuts and decent economic data, markets were able to recoup most of the month’s initial losses.

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July 2017 Market Insight

August 1, 2017

Summer is flying by! Back to school shopping has taken over retail stores, and key data from the second quarter is coming in. The markets in July were fueled by several factors: strong earnings, better than expected housing data, four-decade low jobless claims numbers, the “dovish” Fed meeting, a rise in June durable goods, and positive momentum in tech shares.

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June 2017 Market Insight

July 3, 2017

Resilience seems to be the keyword for the month of June. The month kicked off with stock markets reaching all-time highs, dropping down, and bouncing right back up to another new all-time high later in the month. Consistent with the pattern so far this year, US stocks, international stocks, and bonds continue to climb higher with strong momentum.

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February 2017 Market Insight

March 1, 2017

What happened in February and Looking ahead...

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