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Market Commentary

Saturday, June 22, 2013

This week we report on how the rules of the game for all investors were changed on Wednesday and how this will result in more short term volatility in your investment results in the future.

 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market and show how the true unemployment rate - while improving - is higher than many people think.

 

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market for the past week and again alert readers that these all time record low interest rates may not be around too much longer.

 

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market for the past week and comment on how the strong job reports sent the stock market to its all time highs.

 

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market for the past week and comment on a strengthening Real Estate market with more room on the upside.

 

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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market and alert readers that these all time record low interest rates will not be around too much longer.

 

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market and comment on the contrast between markets that are near all time highs while average Americans financial conditions are not.

 

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market for the past week and comment on the return of the individual investor along with just how much more you are paying for goods and services.

 

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market for the past week and comment on the improving labor and housing markets.

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Inside we report on the performance of the stock market for the past week and comment on how now is the best time to buy a home in decades.

 

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Stocks Finish The Week at their Lows – Volatility Surges Higher The Stock Market spent the majority of the past week in the red as hope for a fiscal deal faded. The S&P 500 opened at it’s highs for the week on Monday morning but from...

 

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Inside we report on this week's market activity and comment on the the emerging trend of "Showrooming" & the Cost\Benefit of College. See how this effects you.

 

Friday, November 23, 2012

Markets Rally While Congress Goes Away It was the first good week for the stock market since September. With Congress in recess for the Thanksgiving Holiday, there was not the “Fiscal Cliff” overhanging the markets and...

 

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Inside we report on how this week's market activity is being impacted by the Fiscal Cliff. Also recent economic reports show a growing local economy. See how this effects you.

 

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Inside we update you on this week's market activity, including the election impact and comment on the up-coming Fiscal Cliff and it's impact on the markets. See how this effects you.

 

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Inside we update you on this weeks market activity including Sandy's impact and comment on the strengthening job and real estate markets. See how this effects you.

 

Saturday, October 27, 2012

In this weeks commentary we update you on the past week market activity including Boeing earnings and comment on the remarkable discovery of cheap energy in the USA. See how this affects you.

 

Saturday, October 20, 2012

In this weeks commentary we update you on this weeks market activity and take closer look at how much more optimistic people feel now then they did four years ago. See how this affects you.

 

Saturday, October 13, 2012

In this weeks column we update you on this weeks market activity and take closer look at the upcoming "Fiscal Cliff" and how much more you will pay in taxes. See how this affects you.

 

Saturday, October 6, 2012

In this week's column we update you on this weeks market activity and take closer look at the controversial Friday jobs reports.

 

Saturday, September 29, 2012

In this week's column we present the good news that your investments performed very well in the third quarter along with bad news of a weakening economy. See how this affects you.

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

In this week's column we present evidence that makes a strong case that the worst of the USA Housing Crises is over and that conditions have improved. See how this affects you.

 

Saturday, September 15, 2012

The S&P 500 closed at another 5 year high this week at 1,465 as the introduction of QE3 provided a lift to asset markets across the globe. The S&P 500 is now within 110 points of it’s all time highs of 1,575 that were attained in...