March Jobs Report Disappoints

Just as with every month, traders focused particular attention on the March employment report, which was released after the markets closed for the week. It was fortunate that markets were…

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Some Economic Improvement

Consumer data entered the fray last week to mixed results.  Personal income was up 0.3% in May, but concerns about the stagnating recovery resulted in no gains to personal spending. …

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Stocks Move Higher Despite Weak Conviction

Equity indices logged solid gains this past week with the S&P 500 index up 2.5% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 2.6%.  The positive outcome was a result of…

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