Monthly Archives: August 2012

Why Is The Market Advancing?

The summer of 2012 has defied expectations. On August 21, the S&P 500 hit a 4-year high. It climbed 3% in the first three weeks of the month following a 1.26% July gain. Across the past four weeks, the index’s total return has been just under 4%.1,2,3 Unexpected? You might say so. You can’t predict…
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Keys To Selecting A Financial Advisor

Read this article before you make your choice. How do you find a good financial advisor? That is a very important question. It is amazing how casually many couples and families approach the search. Consider the observations of MarketWatch senior columnist Chuck Jaffe, who has given many presentations on this very topic. Jaffe commonly polls…
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