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February 2017 Market Update by Chet Bennetts

Do you remember where we were this time last year? In January 2016, the markets were in a slide and filled with volatility. In fact, fears about China’s economy contributed to the S&P 500 and Dow experiencing their worst ever five-day beginning of a year.

However, 2017 is off to a different start.

 


January 2017 Market Update by Joseph Roberts

In this month’s video, we'll discuss some of the major headlines that influenced markets in December — and provide insight into what these developments could mean for you as an investor. 

 


December 2016 Market Update by David Brouillette

In this month’s video, we’ll discuss some of the major headlines that influenced markets in November, and provide insight into what these developments could mean for you as an investor.


November 2016 Market Update by Steve Andersen

In this month’s video, we’ll discuss some of the major headlines that influenced markets in October — and give you some insight into what they could mean for you as an investor.



October 2016 Market Update by Tony Ojeda

In this month’s video, we’ll discuss some of the events that influenced markets in September and help you understand what they could mean for you as an investor.



August 2016 Market Update by Larry Freie

In this month’s video, we’ll talk about some of the events that influenced markets in July, and give you some insight into what they could mean for you as an investor. Markets had a lot to think about in July. A British exit, interest rates, and earnings season all affected market movements last month.



July 2016 Market Update by Joseph Roberts

With all of the market turmoil, we felt this was a good time to reach out and share our perspective. How did Britain get here? To answer that, we have to go back in time and take a look at some history of Britain and the European Union.


June 2016 Market Update by LeaAnn Moore

The Federal Reserve was at the top of Wall Street’s mind again in May. Though the central bank voted to hold rates steady in April, the official minutes from the meeting showed that the Fed is much closer to raising rates than most experts had predicted.


May 2016 Market Update by David Brouillette

The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee met in late April and, unsurprisingly, decided to leave interest rates where they are. Though the Fed still expects to raise rates this year, central bankers clearly intend to move carefully.

Though the Federal Reserve seems ready to raise interest rates as soon as economic growth picks up, the latest economic data doesn’t support their narrative.


April 2016 Market Update by Tony Ojeda

After several rocky months for financial markets, March turned out several straight weeks of gains, giving investors hope for the Spring. Let’s talk about what happened.


March 2016 Market Report by Joseph Roberts

After a rocky January for stocks, February didn’t offer investors any respite. Volatility was still the name of the game. However, we did get some positive news. Let’s talk about some of the month’s major headlines.


February 2016 Market Report by Steve Andersen

January was another volatile month for stocks. Investor sentiment turned negative on more bad news out of China and plummeting oil prices. Let’s talk about some of the month’s major headlines.


January 2016 Market Report by Larry Freie

The final weeks of 2015 were very volatile for markets. Investors grappled with a Federal Reserve rate hike as well as a global growth picture that has become cloudy. Let’s take a look at some of the month’s events.


December 2015 Earnings & Fed Statements Moved Markets by David Brouillette

November was another volatile month for markets. Investors weighed terrorism and concerns about global growth against some positive domestic data. Let’s take a look at some of the month’s events.


October 2015 Earnings Fed Statements by LeaAnn Moore

October was generally a good month for stocks as they recovered some ground after a turbulent September. Financial Advisor, LeaAnn More explains a few of last month’s major events.


September 2015 Growth Uncertainty by Tony Ojeda

In this month’s Market Update video, we’ll talk about some of the economic events that moved markets last month, and give you some insight into what they might mean for you as an investor.


August 2015 Stock Market Volatility Report by Larry Freie