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Weekly Economic 5-10-21

In this week’s recap: Mixed market results as labor numbers cope with uncertainty. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, May 10, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks closed mixed last week as signs of continued economic recovery and upbeat...

Weekly Economic 4-26-21

In this week’s recap: Mixed signals lead to a choppy week. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, April 26. 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The crosscurrents of strong corporate earnings, rising global cases of COVID-19, and the specter of...

Weekly Economic 4-19-21

In this week’s recap: Good indicators for earnings season and other economic data lead to record highs for stocks. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, April 19, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks reached record highs last week, riding...

Qualified Charitable Distributions

Qualified Charitable Distributions A choice for I.R.A. owners who want to reduce taxes linked to I.R.A. distributions.   Provided by Steve E Holmes   Do you have an I.R.A.? As you enter your 70s, you may start to look at that I.R.A. not only as an asset, but also as a...

Weekly Economic 4-12-21

In this week’s recap: Tech stocks and strong indicators lead a week of economic advancement. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, April 12, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Strong economic data and a resurgent technology sector propelled...

Quarterly Update 4-6-21

In this Q1 recap: U.S. economic growth gains traction as vaccination rollout picks up speed; Stocks higher, but questions about where they go from here linger. Quarterly Economic Update   A review of Q1 2021, Presented by Steve E Holmes   THE QUARTER IN...

Weekly Economic 4-5-21

In this week’s recap: Markets react positively to infrastructure proposals; S&P 500 rises above 4,000 for the first time. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, April 5, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Overcoming a rocky start, stocks...

Weekly Economic 3-29-21

In this week’s recap: Weakness in tech and high-growth stocks leads to a rocky week; Yellen and Powell signal optimism. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, March 29, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A rocky week with wide price swings led to...

Weekly Economic 3-22-21

In this week’s recap: A week of ups and downs leaves modest losses at week’s end. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, March 22, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Rising bond yields and improving economic conditions led to a choppy week of...

Weekly Economic 3-15-21

In this week’s recap: The White House signs COVID-19 fiscal relief bill into law; the economy reacted positively. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, March 15, 2021   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks touched new record highs last week as bond...