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Monday, June 29, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetA jump in COVID-19 cases dampened investor enthusiasm last week, sending stock prices lower on worries that rising infections could derail the economic recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 3.31%,...

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Think you would ever consider taking the retirement savings you’d spent a lifetime accumulating and head to Las Vegas and give the crap tables a go? Or perhaps blackjack is your game? What do you think of 2 to 1 odds on the...

Monday, June 22, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetStocks moved higher last week on news of more Federal Reserve market support and diminished concerns that new COVID-19 cases might lead to another economic shutdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.04%,...

Monday, June 15, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetInvestor sentiment turned negative last week, amid an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in states where reopening has been underway as well as a subdued economic forecast from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones...

Monday, June 8, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetA positive jobs report sent stocks soaring last Friday, capping a solid week as evidence of a global economic recovery outweighed concerns over civil unrest and tensions with China.The Dow Jones Industrial...

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

As states cautiously begin the process of relaxing their COVID-19 restrictions, some are wondering, “Why is the stock market doing so well when the economy, according to many, is doing so poorly?” It’s a great...

Monday, June 1, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetThe shortened week, which began with a powerful two-day rally of trading, was enough to drive the markets into another week of solid gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.75%, while the Standard &...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Are you or someone you know currently making federal student loan payments? In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, some welcome relief may be available. Thanks to the recent passage of the CARES Act, the U.S. Department of Education will...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetUpbeat comments by the Federal Reserve Chairman and more signs of an economic turnaround combined to help fuel a powerful rally in the stock market last week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.29%, while...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every aspect of American life. To say it’s been a difficult time would be an understatement. However, difficult times may open doors to new possibilities. Businesses are changing their...

Monday, May 18, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetStocks drifted lower last week, weighed down by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's unsettling comments on the economy and signs of renewed tensions with China.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.65%,...

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Are you eligible for a stimulus check from the Treasury Department? As of Friday, April 24, the Internal Revenue Service said it had issued 88 million payments to individuals across the country. It plans to send out more than 150...

Monday, May 11, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetDespite a historic downturn in employment, stocks managed to climb higher last week as investors were emboldened by the pace of economic re-openings, both here and abroad.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2...

Monday, May 4, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetStock prices ended the week slightly lower, despite news of positive results from a test trial of a COVID-19 drug treatment and several states easing their economic lockdowns. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Monday, April 27, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetStock prices bounced around last week as investors reacted to wild swings in the price of oil and reports that called into question the efficacy of two potential virus treatments.The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Monday, April 20, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetStock prices pushed higher last week as news of a White House plan to reopen the economy and reports of a potential COVID-19 treatment helped the market overcome weak economic data and an ugly start to the...

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The case for emerging market equities: The case for emerging market equities can be made on four fronts or themes: Valuation Commodities Inverse correlation to the U.S. Dollar Performance goes in cycles Emerging Market equities look...

Monday, April 13, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetThe stock market staged a broad rally this week, buoyed by the prospect that COVID-19's grip on the nation may be easing and news of another Federal Reserve program to help stabilize businesses.The Dow Jones...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

We hope this message finds everyone well. We are aware there is a lot of change, data, and information coming from multiple sources. Regardless, Journey wanted to put a quick piece together that specifically addresses Retirement...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The first quarter started out on a positive note, marked by strong earnings, economic data, and surging financial markets; however, the rest of the quarter was a different story after the S&P 500 peaked on February 19th. Concerns over...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Market Volatility The past few weeks have been filled with uncertainty and fear in light of the global effects of the coronavirus.We wanted to take moment to address some of the common and legitimate concerns regarding market volatility.

Monday, April 6, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetModest declines in stock prices this week masked the volatile inter- and intraday price swings as investors digested poor economic data and a warning from the president that the worst days of the COVID-19...

Monday, March 30, 2020

An open-ended commitment by the Federal Reserve to support American businesses and capital markets along with the passage of a $2 trillion aid package improved investor sentiment and drove a strong rally in stock prices. The Dow Jones...

Friday, March 27, 2020

As we continue to monitor ongoing developments of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we wanted to provide an update on legislation passed by the United States Senate aimed at supporting the U.S. economy. What was passed? The United States Senate...

Monday, March 23, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetThe stock market suffered through another volatile week as it wrestled with the health and economic fallout of the domestic spread of the coronavirus. Swift and decisive actions by the Federal Reserve and policy...

Friday, March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Given all the concerns regarding Covid-19 (or better known as the Coronavirus), we wanted to provide an update on new cases and when we may see a peak in cases and/or relief from a headline risk standpoint. The...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

What is Diversification? In this video, Dee will share with you what Diversification means and why it's important to have Diversification in your investments.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Market Timing Update With the recent volatility in the equity, bond, and commodity markets, we wanted to take a moment to remind everyone of the importance of staying invested and not panicking in response to headline events. The...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Why Couples Need A Financial Planner Did you know that disputes over finances is one of the leading causes of divorce? In this video, Dee will share why couples could benefit from working with a financial planner.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

COVID-19 (more commonly known as the ‘Coronavirus’) has been a contributing factor to recent volatility in the financial markets. Here’s what we know about the Coronavirus: Common symptoms include runny nose, cough,...

Monday, March 16, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetMarkets remained exceptionally volatile, buffeted by the spreading impact of coronavirus, uncertain responses from federal policymakers, and the sudden drop in oil prices.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 10...

Monday, March 9, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetHeightened coronavirus fears, falling yields, and Super Tuesday primary results sent stocks on a rollercoaster ride of sharp price swings, leaving stocks marginally higher for the week.The Dow Jones Industrial...

Monday, March 2, 2020

The Week on Wall StreetStocks fell sharply last week as Wall Street considered how the coronavirus outbreak might influence global business activity and household spending.The selloff became a correction for the U.S. markets. The S&P...