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Dark Clouds Looming?

August 15, 2019

Yesterday was a rough day. The S&P 500 dropped 85 points, or 2.93%.

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Trade Wars Escalate!

August 6, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he would impose a 10% tariff on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, beginning on September 1st.

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2019 – 1st Half Recap

July 25, 2019

Another solid quarter is in the books, as the S&P 500 rose in price 3.79% for the quarter. May’s 6.4% drop marked the only decline in value for any month so far this year. With June’s recovery, the S&P 500 Index appreciated 17.35% during the first half of the year.

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June Gloom?

June 24, 2019

Those of you living on the West Coast know the term June Gloom, our foggy time of the year. Many investors relate this term to the stock market this time of year.

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Renewed Fears

May 14, 2019

The first trading day after trade talks with China ended without any resolution saw the broader markets plummet, as fears rose that an escalating trade war could send the U.S. economy into a recession.

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How To Get Big Tax Breaks and Large Contributions for Retirement Savings

May 9, 2019

Defined Benefit Retirement Plans allow high income self-employed professionals and owners of small businesses to make the largest IRS approved tax-deductible contributions each year, often $150,000 or more.

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