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Weekly Investor – December 11, 2017

  Movement on the Tax Front Equities opened last week higher after the Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 over the prior weekend. Stocks retreated throughout the day on Monday as the S&P 500 Index felt pressure from the decline in technology stocks. The downward pressure on the index persisted through […]

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Weekly Investor – December 4, 2017

  A Strong Month in the Books The S&P 500 had another strong month, closing out November on a new high. For the year, the S&P500 is up over 20%.  Further progress on tax reform and the guilty plea of Michael Flynn led to a volatile end to last week with the S&P 500 having […]

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Weekly Investor – November 27, 2017

  Equities Remain Strong Equities pushed higher during the holiday-shortened week, with the technology and industrial sectors leading the way. In economic news, housing starts bounced back in October to the highest level in a year, partially reflecting rebuilding efforts due to the hurricanes in Florida and Texas. U.S. Looking ahead, retail is hoping for […]

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Weekly Investor – November 20, 2017

  Good News for Brick and Mortar Retail Stores The S&P 500 had a -0.2% return last week. This marks the first time since May that the index had closed down two weeks in a row. Although the market ended slightly negative on the week, brick and mortar retailers finally had something to smile about […]

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Weekly Investor – November 13, 2017

  An Up and Down Week Although the S&P 500 Index posted a new closing high of 2,594.38 on Wednesday, a negative showing for the financials sector pushed the index down, closing the week out with its first weekly loss since early September. Equities were up on Monday as the energy sector displayed strength. Oil […]

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