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Earnings Season Kicks Off as Markets Search for Direction

Week in Review Earnings season kicks off as markets search for near-term direction. Friday was the start of Q1 2019 earnings season as major banks started to report results. JPMorgan Chase reported better than expected first quarter results, providing a boost to major stock indices to end the week. While ... Read More

5 Ways for Doctors to Save on Taxes

A physician’s busy schedule doesn’t slow down for tax season, and most doctors don’t have time to sift through every potential write-off or tax credit to save money. As a result, doctors usually pay significantly more in taxes than others in the same income bracket. Even with high average salaries, ... Read More

Markets Rebound Following Worst Week of 2019

Following the worst week of 2019, major indices rebounded, closing at multi-month highs. Stocks posted strong gains for the week, boosted by US – China trade talk optimism. Early in the week, China’s central bank pledged not to devalue currency to boost exports. This has been a major sticking point ... Read More

Stocks Post Worst Week of 2019, Slowing Global Growth Remains Concern

Stocks posted the worst week of 2019 as slowing global growth and a disappointing jobs report resulted in modest losses. Major US indices experienced declines during every trading day throughout the week as the early-year rally stalled. Signs of a global economic slowdown weighed on sentiment during the week. Contributing ... Read More

Weekly Market Update February 25, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its ninth consecutive week of gains, its longest winning streak since May 1995. Trade and Fed-related headlines continued to drive markets during the holiday-shortened week, pushing global stock indices higher. According to reports, Chinese officials extended their visit to Washington DC by two days. ... Read More

Weekly Market Update February 19, 2019

Stocks surged on rebounding consumer sentiment and optimism regarding US – China trade talks. Just a week after trade uncertainties caused markets to pause, stocks rallied on trade agreement optimism. On Tuesday, President Trump said he is open to extending the deadline to raise tariffs on Chinese products if the ... Read More