Ryan Hastie, Portfolio and Retirement Plan Analyst |

Current Market Environment

It was certainly difficult to watch most of the major market indices continue their slide into bear market territory. For the

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Melissa Martin, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, Certified Pilates Instructor |

You may be hearing about intermittent fasting everywhere. Your kids, grandkids, neighbors, and friends may be partaking in this trending lifestyle and perhaps

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Bill Hastie |

While all three major indices posted gains last week, about 2% for the S&P 500, and with a solid jobs report last Friday, all eyes are on two inflation reports

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Bill Hastie |

Last Thursday, the U.S. equity markets finished one of one of the worst first half years in decades while the major averages posted their fourth losing week in

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Bill Hastie |

Whether a bear market rally or a major turning point, the U.S. equity indices posted strong gains last Friday and for the week, the first positive week since

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Bill Hastie |

Last week, the U.S. equity markets suffered one of the worst weeks in years sparked by the Federal Reserve (Fed) raising short-term interest rates by 0.75%, the

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Bill Hastie |

With a disappointing employment report last Thursday and a hotter-than-expected consumer price index (CPI) report on Friday, the major U.S. equity markets

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Bill Hastie |

Looking back to May

The U.S. equity markets experienced some dramatic selling early and mid-May, primarily on concerns of slowing economic growth.  But late

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Bill Hastie |

Last Friday’s tech-led sell-off dragged the NASDAQ down 2.4% and took the rest of the market with it.  On the day, the S&P 500 fell 1.6% and the Dow just over 1

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Bill Hastie |

The U.S. equity markets are coming off one of their best weekly gains since November 2020.  The Dow gained 6.2% for the week, ending an eight-week losing streak

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Bill Hastie |

Last week was very painful for investors.  Profit misses in earnings results by Walmart and Target sparked investor concern that high inflation is crimping

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Bill Hastie |

The volatility picked up again last week, capped with a powerful rally on Friday.  The Dow rose 466.36 points, or 1.47%, while the S&P 500 gained 2.39%.  The

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Certain sections of this commentary contain forward-looking statements that are based on our reasonable expectations, estimates, projections, and assumptions. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. All indices are unmanaged and are not available for direct investment by the public. Past performance is not indicative of future results.