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Market Update

The Markets

“Fascinatingly counterintuitive…”

That’s how Michael Arone, an investment strategist, described the U.S. market environment to Avi Salzman of Barron’s:

Market Update

The Markets

Stock and bond markets rallied.

Last week, major U.S. stock indices finished higher for the 10th time in 12 weeks. Bond markets moved higher, too, with the yield on 10-year Treasuries dropping just below 2.6 percent, reported Randall Forsyth of Barron’s. Yields on 10-year Treasuries haven’t been this low since January 2018.

Weekly Market Update

Is it a soft landing?

Brexit's Impact on the Markets

This is a pretty good summary of Brexit's impact on the financial markets.

Holdings That Help Reduce Portfolio Volatility

As you are probably aware, the market has struggled this week.  In face, this is the worst performing week for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2011.  There are many causes for this.  The primary concerns are global growth, signs of deflation, oil prices, and China.  During times like these it’s important to focus on things that we can control.

Cleveland Sports and Inflation

The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to bring home the first professional title to the city of Cleveland since 1964 when they take on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA championship.  The last time Cleveland celebrated a professional sport's championship was in 1964 when the Browns defeated the Baltimore Colts in the NFL championship.

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