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The Markets Slow and steady… It has been 332 days since the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index experienced a 5 percent drop, reported … Read more
The Markets A lot happened during the third quarter of 2017, but not much changed. The bull market in U.S. stocks continued to charge ahead. … Read more
The Markets Geopolitics, what is it good for? Absolutely nothin’! In January, Robert Kahn of the Council on Foreign Relations wrote in Global Economics Monthly:1 … Read more
The Markets “In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, in practice there is.”1 Yogi Berra was talking about baseball, but the concept … Read more
The Markets Last week, the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and potency of Hurricane Irma dominated hearts and minds, but there were some diversions and some … Read more
The Markets When it comes to economic growth, the government doesn’t measure twice. It measures three times. Last week, the Bureau of Economic Analysis revised … Read more
The Markets Hope floats. Optimism about possible pro-growth economic policies, including tax reform and deregulation, helped U.S. stock indices finish higher last week, reported Barron’s.1 … Read more
The Markets Here, there, and everywhere… Markets around the world appear to be benefitting from global economic recovery. So, global stock markets have been delivering … Read more
The Markets North Korea may be a little country, but it can churn up big trouble. The possibility that verbal hostilities between the United States … Read more
The Markets Who’s been buying shares of company stock? Since the start of the bull market in 2009, U.S. companies have been buying their own … Read more
The Markets There was some good news and some bad news last week. First, the good news: Thanks to consumer spending and an upturn in … Read more
The Markets Do we have central banks to thank? Low interest rates, accommodative monetary policy, and improving economic growth have helped stock markets around the … Read more
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