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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
 

Weekly Market Update February 11, 2019

Following the strong start to 2019, markets paused as trade was thrust back into the spotlight. The US – China trade war took center stage again after taking a back seat to earnings announcements and the Fed in recent weeks. On Thursday, a senior administration official stated it was “highly ... Read More
 

What’s Included in a Doctor’s Benefits Package?

  When a doctor is weighing a job offer, a benefits package can be a deciding factor that prompts her to accept or walk away from a potential position. A benefits package contains everything from vacation time to dental insurance, and understanding the fine print is critical to evaluating an ... Read More
 

2019 Disability Insurance Updates

Chances are you’ve been bombarded with messages of the importance of disability insurance for physicians. You have loans to repay, and are probably finally having the financial freedom to buy that car or house after living on a resident budget for years -so protecting your income is vital.   What ... Read More
 

Weekly Market Update January 28, 2019

Markets ended the week mostly flat as the longest government shutdown in US history came to a close. Stocks started the holiday-shortened week on a negative note, with major indices losing over 1% on Tuesday as fears of a global economic slowdown increased. This was largely attributed to the International ... Read More
 

Weekly Market Update January 22, 2019

Markets continued the recent winning streak, boosted by positive trade negotiations between the US and China. Stocks closed higher for the fourth straight week, the longest winning streak since August, as investors cheered potential progress in trade negotiations between the US and China. Major indices jumped on Friday as it ... Read More
 

Five Common Misconceptions about Physician Contract Reviews

Professional contract review is one of the final steps that a new doctor must take before securing their first official job. And yet, many residents and fellows are largely in the dark about the details of the professional contract review process when they receive their first employment offer. Our team ... Read More
 

The Growing Problem of Physician Turnover

High turnover rates are a growing problem across the healthcare industry, and physicians are no exception. Burnout, red tape, lack of mentorship, and other workplace frustrations can drive physicians to job-hop and change fields altogether, particularly in the early years of their career. Physician turnover is costly and inconvenient for ... Read More
 

Weekly Market Update January 14, 2019

Stocks rose for the third consecutive week as major indices recovered over half the losses from the Q4 2018 sell-off. Since falling over 15% in the 14 trading days leading up to Christmas (and falling almost 20% since September), stocks have staged a relief rally in recent weeks. The S&P ... Read More
 
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