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Weekly Economic Update 8-12-19

In this week’s recap: China jolts the markets by devaluing the yuan, aggregate second-quarter earnings top analyst projections, and stocks retreat for the week. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, August 12, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET...

Weekly Economic Update 8-5-19

In this week’s recap: stocks fall after a Federal Reserve rate cut, new tariffs are planned for Chinese goods, and payrolls see triple-digit monthly growth. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, August 5, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last...

Weekly Economic Update 7-29-19

In this week’s recap: stocks rise, data shows economic growth slowing from the first quarter, and the stage is set for further U.S.-China trade discussions. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, July 29, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last...

Weekly Economic Update 7-22-19

In this week’s recap: stocks dip as earnings season begins; investors wait for the July Federal Reserve meeting, while considering retail sales data and comments from Fed officials. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, July 22, 2019   THE...

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement Avoid these situations, if you can.   Provided by Steve E Holmes   Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear...

Weekly Economic Update 7-17-19

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average close at historic peaks after bulls consider Capitol Hill testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell; tame inflation persists. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes,...

Weekly Economic Update 7-8-19

In this week’s recap: stocks hit record peaks, then descend after the Friday release of the June jobs report; further tariffs are planned for European imports. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, July 8, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S....

A Decision Not Made Is Still A Decision

A Decision Not Made is Still a Decision Indecision can lead to no decision.   Provided by Steve E Holmes   Investment inaction is played out in many ways, often silently, invisibly, and with potential consequence to an individual’s future financial security.  ...

Weekly Economic Update – 7-1-19

In this week’s recap: a strong month for equities ends with the renewed possibility of a U.S.-China trade pact. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, July 1, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A month of gains for stocks ended with a weekly...

Weekly Economic Update 6-24-19

In this week’s recap: Wall Street maintains its risk-on mood, even as tensions grow between the U.S. and Iran, influenced by a White House tweet and a dovish signal from the Federal Reserve. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, June 24, 2019...