Weekly Commentary

  • Heads Up!

    The Senate voted to take up the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution (BR) for debate, which includes reconciliation instructions for tax reform, by a party-line vote of 50 to 47)....

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  • Update – Washington

    The U.S. stock market has jumped since the November 8th election.  We identified 4 initiatives on which the U.S. stock market is speculating to be successfully accomplished early in the...

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  • The “Heat Map”

    Most of the time, the U.S. stock market looks to 3 factors (call them the “pillars” which support the stock market) to support its upward trend – let’s grade each...

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  • The Numbers

    Last week, U.S. stocks, Foreign Stocks and Bonds all increased. During the last 12 months, STOCKS outperformed BONDS. Returns through 10-13-2017                                              1-week        Y-T-D        1-Year       3-Year    ...

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  • “Your Financial Choices”

    The show airs on WDIY Wednesday evenings, from 6-7 p.m. The show is hosted by Valley National’s Laurie Siebert CPA, CFP®, AEP®. This week Laurie will discuss: “You don’t know what...

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  • Motivational Quote of the Week

    “Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn Visit www.theweeklycommentary.com for more posts in this category. DISCLOSURES...

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  • The Markets This Week

    Tech stocks took a break last week—surrendering their star role as the third-quarter earnings season kicked into gear. They were up 1.3%, only the third-best sector performance, trailing real estate,...

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  • Heads Up!

    According to CCH, the highly respected tax reporting service, the House approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget Resolution (BR) by a 219–to-206 vote on October 5. The measure is...

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  • Update – Washington

    The U.S. stock market has jumped since the November 8th election. We identified 4 initiatives on which the U.S. stock market is speculating to be successfully accomplished early in the...

    read more
  • The “Heat Map”

    Most of the time, the U.S. stock market looks to 3 factors (call them the “pillars” which support the stock market) to support its upward trend – let’s grade each...

    read more

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