Weekly Economic Update August 30, 2021

August 30, 2021 Weekly Economic Updates
In this week’s recap: Federal Reserve says tapering likely in 2021, but no interest rate hikes for now. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The stock market powered to record levels last week amid talk of Fed tapering and a deceleration in new Delta variant cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.96%, while the Standard
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Weekly Economic Update August 23, 2021

August 23, 2021 Weekly Economic Updates
In this week’s recap: A Fed taper may loom; economic data mixed. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks turned lower last week amid the increasing probability of a Fed tapering, mixed economic data, and growing concerns about the economic impact of the Delta variant. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 1.11%, while the Standard &
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Weekly Economic Update August 16, 2021

August 16, 2021 Weekly Economic Updates
In this week’s recap: Passage of infrastructure bill in Senate boosts DJIA and S&P; Nasdaq stays flat. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Looking past inflation figures and Delta variant trends, stocks last week found a way to climb higher and set fresh record highs in the process. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.87%, while
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Retirement In Sight – August 2021

August 16, 2021 Retirement Insights
Monthly News and Information for Current and Future Retirees QUOTE OF THE MONTH “Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better!” INGRID BERGMAN CAN HAVING THREE GOOD FRIENDS PROMOTE A HAPPY RETIREMENT? We can reasonably say that the more money you retire with,
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Monthly Economic Update August 2021

August 10, 2021 Blog
In this month’s recap: Stocks notched a solid gain as investors looked past higher inflation and new COVID-19 cases. U.S. Markets Last month, the stock market posted a solid gain, overcoming investors’ fears of higher inflation and an increase in COVID-19 cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 1.25 percent, while the Standard &
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Weekly Economic Update August 9, 2021

In this week’s recap: Despite Delta variant fears, stocks rise on strong jobs, strong earnings reports. T I P   O F   T H E   W E E K  Most homeowner insurance policies do not cover damage from floods and earthquakes. You will need to purchase separate coverage for protection from those calamities. Q U O
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Monthly Economic Update July 2021

July 16, 2021 Blog
In this month’s recap: Stocks moved higher as investors looked past accelerating inflation and the Fed’s pivot on monetary policy. T I P   O F   T H E   M O N T H Cancel monthly charges for services or products you really don’t use or need. If you decide you do need them, you can
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