Monthly Archives: December 2017

Global Momentum Guide for January 2, 2018

Click Here to view today's Global Momentum Guide -   - WEEKLY SECTOR MOVERS - The MSCI EAFE Index climbed 0.89 percent last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.13 percent, the S&P 500 Index 0.36 percent, the Russell 2000 Index 0.49 percent and the Nasdaq 0.81 percent. In 2017, the...more
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Market Perspective for December 29, 2017

A Special Thank You:  I hope you have enjoyed a prosperous 2017.  Every one of us at the Mutual Fund Investor Guide appreciates your friendship and continued trust in our newsletter.  Over the past year, we have enjoyed speaking with … Continue reading »

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The ETF Investor Guide for December 2017

The December Issue of the ETF Investor Guide is AVAILABLE NOW!  - Links to the December Data Files have been posted below. Market Perspective: Stocks Conclude Another Successful Year - Investors priced tax cuts into the market last month, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 5.93 percent. ...more
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ETF & Mutual Fund Watchlist for December 27, 2017

Tax reform drove the Dow Transports to wide outperformance, followed by a small outperformance by the Dow Industrials. The Nasdaq underperformed. Industrials led the larger sectors, followed by consumer discretionary and financials, while technology trailed. Rising oil prices brought energy … Continue reading »

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Global Momentum Guide for December 26, 2017

Click Here to view today's Global Momentum Guide -   - WEEKLY SECTOR MOVERS - The MSCI EAFE Index increased 1.23 percent last week, the Russell 2000 Index 0.82 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average 0.42 percent, the Nasdaq 0.34 percent and the S&P 500 Index 0.28 percent. The Nasdaq has ...more
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Market Perspective for December 22, 2017

Traders drove up tax-sensitive shares early in the week and sold as the tax reform bill became law on Friday. Nevertheless, the Russell 2000 and Dow Jones Industrials Average gained 0.82 and 0.42 percent for the week. The S&P 500 … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for December 18, 2017

Equities rallied to new highs on Monday as the tax bill heads for passage. President Trump is expected to sign the bill later this week. The small-cap Russell 2000 gained more than 1 percent. The Nasdaq crossed 7000 for the … Continue reading »

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Global Momentum Guide for December 18, 2017

Click Here to view today's Global Momentum Guide -   - WEEKLY SECTOR MOVERS - The Nasdaq advanced 1.41 percent last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average 1.32 percent, the S&P 500 Index 0.91 percent, the Russell 2000 Index 0.57 percent and the MSCI EAFE 0.13 percent. In 2017, the Nasdaq has ...more
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The Investor Guide to Vanguard Funds for December 2017

The Investor Guide to Vanguard Funds for November is AVAILABLE NOW! - Links to the December data files are posted below. Market Perspective:   Growth Rates to Exceed 10 Percent - Tax reform triggered another rotation from growth to value over the past month. Vanguard Financials (VFH) rallied 6.97 ...more
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Market Perspective for December 15, 2017

Equities marched higher this week in response to higher interest rates and tax reform progress.  The Nasdaq led with a rally of 1.41 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average followed with an increase of 1.33 percent. The Federal Reserve raised … Continue reading »

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