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Can We Blame The Weather For Our Economic Ups And Downs? Really?

There are many factors for the ups and downs in the markets such as job reports, corporate profits, housing activity, emerging markets, consumer sentiment and other things. And economists will weigh in with varying opinions as to what it all means and where it all leads. So where does your friendly local TV weather person […]

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Pat Vitucci Independent Financial Advisor

Yes, We Are A True Global Economy

It’s true that the markets took a bit of a hit last week, but we really can’t expect them to continue to rise all the time..can we? This is certainly a good illustration of our true global economy. What happens a long way from the shores of the U.S. can still have a big effect […]

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U.S. Economy–Good News And Bad News. Take Your Pick

The employment situation can be a key factor as we try to analyze how the markets will perform. But in December we had two conflicting employment reports. So how would you cast your vote? First, the bad news. Job growth was slower than anticipated with only 74,000 new jobs, well short of the estimated 200,000. […]

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U.S. Economy Quite A Year.

Not sure how many so called economic experts would have predicted that the DOW could go from a low of around 6500 approximately 5 years ago to over 16000 recently. If that pace keeps up, does that mean in 10 years the Dow will double and then double again? Wow! What a thought. Getting back […]

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U.S. Economy—Long Term or Short Term?

Sure, last week the markets took a bit of a hit, but overall in 2013 it has been pretty hard for investors to complain. The DOW, S & P 500 and Nasdaq have done very well this year and that leaves most investors smiling so far. You can certainly give yourself a headache if you […]

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