Ever find yourself saying something over-and-over again to the point you wonder If you are speaking solely to yourself then FINALLY hear someone else say it? Makes you feel pretty elated doesn’t it! We certainly felt that way when we came across this great article in Fidelity Viewpoints. We are always telling our clients to […]
Louise Blanchard Bethune was born July 21, 1856 and was the first working professional in her field of architecture Louise began her career in Buffalo, NY as a draftsman at an architectural firm in 1876. In October of 1881, Louise entered a partnership with Robert A. Bethune and founded their own firm, R.A. and L. […]
MARKETS REACH RECORD HIGHS AFTER FED REMARKS MID–WEEK The DJIA, NASDAQ and the S&P 500 were all up this week and all reached new record highs The DJIA led the way by moving up 1.5%, followed by NASDAQ advancing 1.0% and the S&P 500 gaining 0.8% The DJIA crossed 27,000 for the first time and […]
Given the outsized impact Washington is having on the markets, we wanted to share an update from our friend Andy Friedman of the Washington Update dispelling the notion that it will be a laid-back summer in Washington given the upcoming debt ceiling debate and the trade conflicts. Washington Update: A Laid-Back Summer in Washington? […]
The Federal Reserve (Fed) will determine equity price movement over the balance of 2019. Trade tensions with China, slower economic growth, and persistent low inflation are all important, but investors have embraced the Fed’s new mantra, “sustain the expansion,” as the all-in-one solution to the market’s woes. We have already seen investors respond favorably to […]
35 years ago, Geraldine Ferraro was the first woman to be nominated for vice president by a major political party. Ferraro overcame many obstacles throughout her legal and political careers. In 1956, while working as an English teacher in Queens, Ferraro attended night classes at Fordham University Law School. She obtained her law degree in […]
MARKETS START THE THIRD QUARTER BY EXTENDING THEIR GAINS FROM THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR It was a short week to start the third quarter of 2019, but stocks extended their recent gains with the S&P 500 closing near its record high With U.S. markets closed early on Wednesday and all-day on Thursday for […]
This week 82 years ago, Amelia Earhart was lost at sea in her attempt to become the first person to fly around the world. She defied traditional gender roles from an early age as she took an auto repair class and played basketball. She served as a Red Cross nurse in World War I before […]
The HighTower Wealth Management team is happy to share the July edition of the Monthly Chart Book. This month, our “Timely Topics” relate to the strong trends in markets during June – equity markets and gold were very strong, while rates and the US dollar both turned lower. Last month we stated “Well, that escalated […]
EQUITY MARKETS DOWN SLIGHTLY ON THE WEEK AS THE SECOND QUARTER COMES TO A CLOSE AND THE G20 SUMMIT KICKS OFF IN JAPAN The S&P 500, DJIA and NASDAQ all declined by about the same amount this week, shedding between 0.3% and 0.4%, but still delivered impressive numbers for the month of June and year–to–date […]
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