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In: Weekly Update

Nasdaq hits high

Stocks Mixed, Fed Changes Policy

Domestic indexes were mixed last week, as the Dow gained 0.36%, the S&P 500 eked out a 0.08% increase, and the...

job market

Deductions for Job Searches

Searching for a job can be a long, arduous process. Fortunately, one benefit job seekers may be able to enjoy is...

strong corporate earnings

Understanding Record Highs

After briefly stumbling the week of September 4, domestic indexes notched significant gains last week and hit record highs. By Friday, the...

Irma has us boarded up but (still) OPEN for BIZ!

You’ve gotta smile when a woman with a drill shows up to board up the office. I told her she could...

Economy

Markets Bounce Back

Key information on economic health – and a reminder to look beyond the headlines. Beyond the Headlines in Housing and Manufacturing...

Starting a Business Soon?

If your plans anytime soon include starting a business, be sure to visit IRS.gov. The IRS website has answers to...

Markets Cautious But Resilient

Markets Cautious But Resilient

From domestic unrest to international terrorism, last week provided many headlines that could easily rattle the markets. While we did see...

Manufacturing

Markets Remain Bullish

Another week of economic performance brought more news that the markets continue their bullish streak. After eight consecutive record-high closings, the...

corporate earnings

Strong Stocks & A Falling Dollar

Last week, the Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ again hit record highs. The midweek peaks fell by Friday, though market performance...

labor market

Special Quarterly Update: Q2 Coming Into Focus

Last Friday, stocks closed on more record highs. The S&P 500 rose 1.41% and the Dow climbed 1.04% – both closing...