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Archive for September 2018

New Records and Changes

Weekly Update – September 24, 2018 Last week brought new tariffs and data, and another look at changes coming to equity classifications. Overall, the S&P 500 gained 0.85% and the Dow was up 2.25%, while the NASDAQ dropped 0.29%. [1]International stocks in the MSCI EAFE had sizable growth, posting a 2.89% increase. [2] A Look Back: Last…

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Stocks Up as Milestone Passes

Weekly Update – September 17, 2018 Last week, the East Coast prepared for Hurricane Florence, which roared through the Carolinas and Georgia. As investors kept their eyes on the weather and its potential for destruction, estimates emerged of up to $27 billion in hurricane damage. This potential for damage contributed to insurance companies in the…

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Markets Up Again

Weekly Update – September 4, 2018 Trade continued to dominate the news last week and cause market volatility as investors monitored discussions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and tension with China. While Mexico and the U.S. reached a new trade deal early in the week, talks with Canada stalled on Friday, August…

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