Weekly Commentary

  • Heads Up!

    House and Senate Republicans are getting closer to an agreement on a final version of the extraordinarily important tax bill and could reach such a deal this week. We could...

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  • Did You Know…?

    The FED has been raising interest rates. But, banks have been slow to raise interest rates in the same manner on their checking accounts, savings accounts and CD’s. There 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...

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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, both U.S. Stocks and Foreign Stocks increased.  Bonds were unchanged. During the last 12 months, STOCKS outperformed BONDS. Returns through 12-8-2017                                              1-week        Y-T-D        1-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: “Tax reform or tax...

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  • Motivational Quote of the Week

    “The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.” –Vince Lombardi Visit www.theweeklycommentary.com for more posts in this category. DISCLOSURES ...

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  • The Markets This Week

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so the song goes. And while those who hate the snow might disagree, for the stock market, December really can be...

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  • Heads Up!

    The income tax Bill made progress through the Senate this week to make substantial changes in the formula to calculate your federal income taxes. Many of these changes will have...

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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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