Monthly Recap

May Monthly Recap

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June is a wonderful month for fathers and Father’s Day is only two weeks away.  As a father of three boys, I enjoy spending time with the kids more than a gift. Take this time of year to surprise your Dad by asking him to join you for one of his favorite pastimes (baseball game, …

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April Monthly Recap

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All-Time Highs Despite some bumps along the way, both the S&P 500 and the Dow industrials soared to new all-time records… (Read More) Economic Perspective GDP 1st quarter growth 2.5% Unemployment fell to 7.6% New home sales up 18% year-over-year Lower energy costs kept inflation low Bank of Japan announces massive quantitative easing Europe may …

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February 2013 Monthly Recap

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Market Update Continued improvements in economic data seemed to trump any investor anxiety about the sequester – domestic equities ended the month on a high note… (VIEW MORE) Economic Perspective GDP 4th quarter revised to +.1% vs. -.1% Businesses added 157,000 new jobs in January Eurozone GDP fell .6% in Q4 FOMC reaffirmed bond buying …

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January 2013 Monthly Recap

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Equities Soar The Dow industrials haven’t seen a January this good since 1989; the index is now just over 2% away from its pre-2008 high… (More) Economic Perspective Temporary debt ceiling delay until May board GDP slows in 4th quarter: .1% contraction Unemployment: remains unchanged at 7.8% IMF forecasts global growth at 3.4% for 2013 …

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November 2012 Monthly Update

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Political Storm Politics and the weather were the primary factors driving equity investors in November. The elections, concern about potential gridlock in Washington, the beginning of year-end tax maneuvers, and the continued high-wire act in Europe all contributed to volatility during the month… (Read More) Economic Perspective   Economic growth even better than thought for …

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