Month: November 2016

Stocks Up, Fed Increase Likely

For the second straight week, the major domestic indexes all ended in positive territory: The S&P 500 was up 0.81%, the Dow increased 0.11%, and the NASDAQ added 1.61%. 1 While American indexes performed well, MSCI EAFE’s international equities declined 1.58%. 2 With the long, drawn-out presidential election behind us, investors are beginning to look …

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A Week of Surprises

Last Tuesday, many Americans watched in great surprise as Donald Trump won our presidential election. Just that day, the New York Times had placed Hillary Clinton’s odds of winning at 85%, 1 based on a range of state and national polls. But, like the Brexit vote this past June, 2016 seems to be the year …

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