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A Gain for Consumer Sentiment

In this week’s recap: stocks flirt with record highs, China and the U.S. continue negotiations toward a trade deal, and consumer sentiment improves. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The S&P 500 came within 0.1% of a record close Friday. Stocks were lifted last week by positive news on U.S.-China trade…

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Retail Sales Retreat

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite outperform the Dow Industrials, earnings season gets underway, and retail sales retreat for the first time since winter. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Earnings helped give the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 a slight lift last week, offsetting investor disappointment over the…

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Pending Trade Talks Bolster Markets

In this week’s recap: the three Wall Street benchmarks advance as investors respond to newly scheduled U.S.-China trade talks and see a silver lining in the latest employment and manufacturing data. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks rose last week, with help from two developments: the announcement of further U.S.-China…

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When Should I Start Thinking About Creating A Will?

When Should I Start Thinking About Creating A Will? By Sarah Siedentopf   A Last Will and Testament is an incredibly important document, in that it ensures your wishes are carried out after your death.  For many people, the process of creating a will may seem daunting, or, some may be confused about the appropriate…

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Lunch and Learn Seminar- Retirement 321… Blast off!

Are you ready to retire or in the tail-end planning phase? This will be the event for you. We will highlight : diversification of assets annuities long term care life insurance social security medicare and more This is a RSVP event, please register for a ticket today. RSVPs close on August 18th, so sign up…

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