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Weekly Market Update — January 3, 2020 The U.S. stock markets inched down during the final holiday-shortened week of 2019, ending their recent win streak but still capping off a remarkable year On the week, NASDAQ inched up 0.2% whereas the S&P 500 and the DJIA declined 0.2% and 0.4%, respectively The smaller–cap Russell 2000…

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The 2019 World Series and the 2020 Markets

The 2019 World Series and the 2020 Markets Remember after the Houston Astros won in 2017? Or Cubs in 2016?   Is there actually a difference in stock market performance depending on who wins the World Series? Should you really change your investment plans based on an American League or National League victory? Of course…

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Thrive Weekly Economic Update – September 16, 2019

U.S. MARKETS UP AS SMALL– AND MID–CAPS ALONG WITH TREASURY YIELDS MAKE BIG WEEKLY GAINS Weekly Market Update — September 13, 2019 The U.S. stock markets moved up for the third week in a row, but this time it was the value-names leading over their growth counterparts and the small–and mid–cap names outpacing the larger–cap…

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Uh, hello? Stock Market? You There? with Bob Hansen

  When people dive into planning their financial future, one of the things they fear is the stock market. It is said that your financial investments for the future is heavily influenced on the state of the market. Currently, there has been an undeniable presence of volatility out there and that leaves a lot of…

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Social Security Misconceptions

  Many people would claim that they are all familiar with social security. Yet studies show that people don’t have an accurate sense of how much money they’re going to receive from it. Part of the reason why that’s the case is because of the misconceptions that cloud social security and what it is all…

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