The near-record length of the economic recovery that began in June 2009 is increasing concern among anxious investors that a recession is imminent. Recoveries and recessions, however, do not follow a predetermined timeline. As Ben Bernanke joked in January, “expansions don’t just die of old age…they get murdered.’’ Often, they are ‘murdered’ by an aggressive […]
MARKETS FALL AFTER 10 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS OF GAINS AS GLOBAL GROWTH HEADWINDS COME INTO FOCUS The major U.S. stock markets fell all five days this week, after climbing for 10 consecutive weeks in one of the best two–month starts to a year in a long time The S&P 500 and DJIA each lost 2.2%, while […]
This week we have a special Friday Edition of FEARLESS WOMEN recognizing the observance of International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is the kick off of a year-long series of activities and actions aimed at building a more gender-balanced world. Watch for the hashtag #BalanceforBetter for opportunities to participate in the discussion. Events range from […]
MARKETS UP 10 WEEKS IN A ROW AS ECONOMIC DATA REASSURES INVESTORS AND PROGRESS IS MADE WITH CHINA All the major US stock markets squeezed out tiny gains on their way to delivering 10 consecutive weeks of positive weekly returns for investors NASDAQ led the way with a weekly gain of 0.9%, followed by the […]
Carol L. Rogers and Barbara Archer were honored to attend the recent Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri Dessert First. The special guest for this year’s Dessert First was retired NASA astronaut Catherine Grace “Cady” Coleman. Coleman was raised in Virginia and was an exchange student in Norway. She graduated with her BS in chemistry from […]
HighTower St. Louis Wealth Advisors is excited to announce that Forbes named Barbara Archer #8 in Missouri on its 2019 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list.* This list spotlights some of the most successful advisors in Missouri and across the country. “Our entire team is thrilled that Forbes is recognizing Barbara Archer on this prestigious list,” Managing […]
MARKETS RECORD THEIR 8TH CONSECUTIVE WEEKLY GAIN AS EARNINGS SOFTEN AND ECONOMIC DATA IS MIXED The major US equity markets rewarded investors with very healthy gains this week, pushing the number of consecutive weekly gains to eight, despite slowing corporate earnings and a mixed-bag of economic data points Investors were relieved to hear that the US […]
MARKETS FLAT, BUT RECORD THEIR 7TH CONSECUTIVE WEEKLY GAIN U.S. stocks ended the week up slightly to flat, while international stocks were slightly down NASDAQ led the way with an uninspiring 0.5% gain, followed by the DJIA’s move up 0.2%, a flat S&P 500 and the MSCI EAFE Index which finished down 0.4% Despite the flatness, […]
This week 24 years ago, Eileen Collins became the First Female Shuttle Pilot while docking Space Shuttle Discovery with Russia’s Mir Space Station (STS-63) which was also the first time an American shuttle rendezvoused with the Russian space station. The daughter of Irish immigrants, Collins participated in Girl Scouts and expressed her interest in space […]
For All of Us In Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Their chubby faces and big ears are signs of fortune as well. For Those Born Under the Sign of the Pig 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life. […]
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