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Weekly Update: June 17 – 21

Major indices finished higher for the third straight week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 closing at new highs. Dovish signals from the Federal Reserve sent markets higher. Since the financial crisis, Friday was the 225th time the market set...

Weekly Update: June 10-14

Major indices edged higher on a relatively quiet week for markets. Merger activity early in the week gave way to large corporates warning a prolonged trade war will be bad for their earnings. Good retail sales data in May shows consumer spending rebounded after a slow...

Weekly Update: June 3-7

Major indices finished higher last week as President Trump announced he would suspend tariffs proposed on Mexico due to come into effect this week coupled with more dovish talk from the Fed. Jobs gains for the month of May were lower than expected although the...

Weekly Update: May 27-31

Major indices finished lower for the fourth straight week as President Trump threatened to impose new tariffs on Mexico. May has been the worst month of 2019 as trade concerns and geopolitical uncertainty weighs on markets. Interest rates on bonds moved lower this...

Weekly Update: May 20-24

Major indices finished lower last week on concerns the US trade tensions with China will be prolonged, affecting growth across the globe. Oil prices also finished the week lower weighing on energy companies. Indices started the short week slightly higher ahead of the...

Weekly Update: May 13-17

Major indices were down sharply to start the week but recovered most of their losses by Friday as rising tensions between the US and China have markets questioning both the timing and possibility of a trade deal. Markets recovered on optimism that a deal still can...

Don’t Sweat Trade Talks

Markets have gone up, down, and sideways this year as trade talks between China and the United States take place. Unfortunately, as investors, the way these talks are conducted and the outcome of said talks are far from our control. What investors can do is focus on...

Weekly Update: May 6th – 10th

Major indices saw a modest pullback as trade talks between the US and China took an unexpected turn last weekend when the Chinese walked back promises made on what was thought to be a done deal by the US side. President Trump then hiked tariffs on $200 billion worth...

Should Investors Hail Uber on IPO Day?

The Uber IPO is breaking records. In addition to being one of the largest IPO’s of all time and the largest US based company to go public since Facebook it also records the largest annual loss of any company to go public. In 2018 Uber lost $1.8 billion on $11.3...

Sports Betting, Casinos, and Ways to Own the House

In the wake of a landmark US Supreme Court decision in May of last year, states have moved to legalize sports betting. So far: New Jersey, Delaware, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island legalized sports betting in their states (it was already legal in Nevada)...

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