Weekend Portfolio Analysis (October 29, 2017)

Market Analysis The U.S. stock market ended the week higher and moved further into record territory thanks to an impressive batch of technology earnings. The S&P 500 Index recorded a seventh consecutive weekly gain, its best stretch in nearly three years. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index performed best, helped by a surge in Microsoft, Amazon,…

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Weekend Portfolio Analysis (October 22, 2017)

Market Analysis It was another week for the record books as both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average hit all-time highs… again.  Market gains were achieved with help from rising company earnings and easing political uncertainty as the Senate passed a 2018 budget resolution. The bulk of company earnings are set to come…

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Weekend Portfolio Analysis (October 15, 2017)

Market Analysis The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average have both closed higher the past five weeks in a row. The threat of tax reform and the start of earnings season continue driving markets into record territory. Financials kicked off the third quarter earnings season on a mostly higher note with JPMorgan Chase (JPM),…

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Weekend Portfolio Analysis (October 1, 2017)

Market Analysis Talk of tax reform drove stocks higher with the markets trading at new all-time highs again this week, led by the small cap stocks. All four major indices ended the week in the green. The gains this week in the small cap stocks are due to the disproportional benefit that a reduction in…

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