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Unemployment Periods Lasting Less

Workers are spending less time unemployed according to data compiled by the Department of Labor. Read more

Personal Loans Will Affect Credit Scores More

Every five years or so, credit reporting agencies modify how a consumer’s credit score is calculated. The latest revision will analyze personal unsecured loans and how they are being used by consumers. Read more

Women Outnumber Men In Workforce

Women held more jobs than men for the first time since 2010, as reported by the Labor Department. Read more

Rates Fluctuate In January - Fixed Income Overview

Bond yields moved lower in late January as the threat of the Chinese coronavirus influenced a shift from stocks to bonds. Read more

Stocks Move Higher Early In Year - Equity Market Review

The Dow Jones Industrial Index closed above 29,000 for the first time ever in mid-January as equities excelled, but then pulled back from record levels at month’s end. Read more

Macro Overview - February 2020

Amid uncertainty surrounding the spread of the coronavirus throughout China and internationally, global equity and bond markets reacted to supply chain disruptions and factory closures. Read more

Baby Boomers Working Past Retirement

This year, the youngest baby boomers are now 55 and the oldest are 73, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read more

Equity Markets Advance in the 3rd Quarter

Despite ongoing trade tensions and concerns about a slowing economy, U.S. equities excelled in the third quarter, with technology, consumer staples, and utilities as the leading sectors for the S&P 500 Index. Read more

Stretch IRA Rules May Change

Rules surrounding the distribution of funds from an Inherited IRA may change due to new rules being imposed. Read more

Macro Overview - October 2019

A proposed tariff increase on goods imported from China was delayed from October 1st to October 15th. Read more

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