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Trade News Moves the Market

Tuesday, May 21 2019

The Week on Wall Street May 21st, 2019 Stocks fell sharply at the start of last week over trade tensions, then recovered with help from strong earnings and indications that U.S.-China trade talks would continue. Even so, the major indices had a down week. The S&P 500 lost 0.76%, while... [+] READ MORE

Hitting the Mark in Retirement

Wednesday, May 15 2019

Hitting the Mark in Retirement One thing that’s always stayed consistent in my industry is the idea of achieving a certain “number” in your financial portfolio. Hit that number, and then you’re all set and ready to roll for retirement. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, it’s often not as simple anymore... [+] READ MORE

Major Indices Have a Mixed Week

Tuesday, May 7 2019

May 7th, 2019 The Week on Wall Street Stocks were up and down last week, and the three major benchmarks ended up little changed after five trading days. The S&P 500 rose 0.20% for the week; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.22%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.14%. The MSCI EAFE... [+] READ MORE