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Quarterly Update – March 31, 2017

Quarterly Update – March 31, 2017 THE QUARTER IN BRIEF The opening quarter of 2017 was a historic one for Wall Street as the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 20,000 for the first time. Equities rallied through January and February, then lost momentum in...

Quarterly Update – December 31, 2016

Quarterly Update – December 31, 2016 THE QUARTER IN BRIEF Two events strongly influenced U.S. and foreign financial markets in the fourth quarter – one unexpected by many, the other widely anticipated. Neither of them particularly upset investors. Donald Trump’s...

Quarterly Update – September 30, 2016

Quarterly Update – September 30, 2016 THE QUARTER IN BRIEF The economy seemed to hit a soft patch this summer, but stocks carried onward and upward – the S&P 500 advanced for a fourth straight quarter in Q3, rising 3.31%. Markets were notably placid for...

May 2016 Economic Update

May 2016 Economic Update THE MONTH IN BRIEF Investors did not exactly “sell in May and go away” – the S&P 500 gained 1.53% last month. Oil prices settled into a sweet spot of sorts; they were high enough to soothe analysts, but not so high as to portend gas price...

April 2016 Economic Update

April 2016 Economic Update THE MONTH IN BRIEF The S&P 500 managed to advance 0.27% in April as many companies beat earnings and revenue forecasts. Some important commodities posted remarkable monthly gains. Existing home sales rebounded, and manufacturing seemed...