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MARKETS END THE WEEK MIXED TO CAP OFF A REMARKABLE YEAR

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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TRUMP GETS IMPEACHED, NAFTA 2.0 PASSES & MORE!

TRUMP GETS IMPEACHED, NAFTA 2.0 PASSES, THE HOUSING MARKET STAYS STRONG AND THE MARKETS HIT MORE RECORD HIGHS Twas the week before Christmas and U.S. markets are finishing high, driven by low unemployment, strong housing and real progress with NAFTA 2.0, China and Brexit Despite an impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, the S&P…

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Closing The Decade on a High Note & More!

U.S. MARKETS SET RECORDS AGAIN AS A PHASE ONE AGREEMENT WITH CHINA IS ANNOUNCED AND THE FED STANDS STILL ON RATES U.S. stocks turned in more record highs after it was announced that a Phase One trade deal between the U.S. and China was reached, helping avoid tariffs scheduled to take effect on December 15th…

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DJIA, S&P 500, and NASDAQ Reach New Heights and More!

U.S. STOCKS REACH FRESH HIGHS AS GDP IS REVISED UP AND THE 2019 HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON COULD SET NEW RECORDS The four major U.S. stock market averages closed the Thanksgiving week with green numbers that gave investors reasons to give thanks The DJIA, S&P 500, and NASDAQ all reached new record highs and even the…

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Weekly Economic Update – November 17th, 2019

STOCKS UP FOR SIXTH WEEK IN A ROW ON HOPES OF A CHINA TRADE DEAL COMING SOONER RATHER THAN LATER U.S. stocks reached another record high, as the major indices rose for the sixth straight week, which is the longest winning streak in two years The DJIA led the way this week by rising 1.2%,…

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Thrive Weekly Economic Update – October 28th, 2019

MARKETS UP FOR THE THIRD WEEK IN A ROW AS MORE COMPANIES ARE REPORTING POSITIVE EARNINGS SURPRISES THAN EXPECTED U.S. stock markets rose for the third consecutive week, ending very close to their record highs NASDAQ led the way with a gain of 1.9%, followed by the small–cap Russell 2000’s gain of 1.5%, the S&P…

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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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GE FREEZES 20,000 PENSIONS – 100,000 Offered Lump-Sum Buyout

GE Workers on Edge After Pension Freeze November 15th Deadline Looms as Holiday Season Approaches   General Electric Co. said it was freezing its pension plan for about 20,000 U.S. workers and offering pension buyouts to 100,000 former employees, as the conglomerate joins the ranks of U.S. companies phasing out a guaranteed retirement. GE is…

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Tax Problems? We Have the Answers!

Big weekend in Philadelphia, or in Florida, rather, for Philadelphia fans as Bryce Harper makes his debut at spring training today and with all of the conversation about the signing of Bryce Harper and that unbelievable contract. Some of the stories surfaced after about where Bryce Harper would live because of tax implications and why…

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Is My Retirement Plan “Bulletproof”?

David, Karen, and Bret discuss what it means to be “Bulletproof” with your retirement plan. Karen also discusses the importance of caring for retired women, and David goes over the current pension crisis occurring in the United States. We’ve reached a point, David, where we’re midway into January, 28 days in the month of February,…

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