Monthly Archives: November 2017

ETF & Mutual Fund Watchlist for November 29, 2017

Equities rallied to new all-time highs after Senate Republicans on the Budget Committee voted unanimously in favor of the tax bill ahead of Thursday’s anticipated final vote. Positive news around tax reform jolted financial sector activity, with big gains in … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for November 27, 2017

Equities opened higher on Monday after reportedly strong retail sales. Shares of Amazon (AMZN) climbed above $1200 after an estimated online sales increase of 30 percent versus a year ago. New home prices topped $400,000 for the first time in … Continue reading »

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Global Momentum Guide for November 27, 2017

Click Here to view today's Global Momentum Guide -   - WEEKLY SECTOR MOVERS - The MSCI EAFE returned 1.85 percent last week, the Russell 2000 Index 1.76 percent, the Nasdaq 1.57 percent, the S&P 500 Index 0.91 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 0.86 percent. - The Nasdaq has gained ...more
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The ETF Investor Guide for November 2017

The November Issue of the ETF Investor Guide is AVAILABLE NOW! - Links to the November Data Files have been posted below. Market Perspective: Earnings Growth Should Propel Stocks into 2018 - Third-quarter earnings growth of 6.2 percent boosted stocks over the past month, double the initial ...more
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Market Perspective for November 24, 2017

The S&P 500 Index rose 0.97 percent on the week, and the Russell 2000 Index gained 1.83 percent. Economic data was also strong this week. Existing home sales beat expectations, following stronger-than-expected new home sales last week. Initial claims for … Continue reading »

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ETF & Mutual Fund Watchlist for November 22, 2017

Equities rallied to new all-time highs this week. The S&P 500 has risen in 75 percent of Thanksgiving weeks since 1945, and is well on its way to another win. Consumer discretionary and staples have powered the push to new … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for November 20, 2017

Stocks rallied at the open on Monday as investors bid consumer stocks ahead of the holiday shopping season. Consumer discretionary made a new 52-week high on Monday. Markets will close for Thanksgiving and open half the day on Friday. The … Continue reading »

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Global Momentum Guide for November 20, 2017

Click Here to view today's Global Momentum Guide -   - WEEKLY SECTOR MOVERS - The Russell 2000 Index increased 1.19 percent last week, the Nasdaq 0.47 percent. The S&P 500 Index decreased 0.13 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average 0.27 percent and the MSCI EAFE 0.67 percent. The Nasdaq has ...more
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The Investor Guide to Vanguard Funds for November 2017

The Investor Guide to Vanguard Funds for November is AVAILABLE NOW! - Links to the November data files are posted below. Market Perspective: Interest Rate Hike Looming - Equities rallied on earnings and economic data over the past month. The S&P 500 Index advanced 1.24 percent, the Nasdaq ...more
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Market Perspective for November 17, 2017

The Russell 2000 gained 1.2 percent on the week, and the Nasdaq rallied 0.5 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index saw small losses of 0.3 and 0.1 percent. The House passed its version of tax reform … Continue reading »

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