Commonwealth Financial Network |
Consumer confidence slowed but remained higher than expected as employment remains strong.
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Commonwealth Financial Network |
Manufacturing and services PMIs indicated mixed confidence in May as services came in strong.
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Commonwealth Financial Network |
Stronger-than-expected retail sales and industrial production point to an economy that may be more resilient than expected
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Commonwealth Financial Network |
Wholesale sales and inflationary figures both indicate slowing and inflation as demand wanes.
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Melissa Martin, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, Certified Pilates Instructor |

You may have noticed therapeutic red-light devices popping up in the health, wellness, and beauty spaces, and even some people investing in units for their home

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Haley Hitchman, Partner |

Even with Friday’s rally the US equity markets were unable to end the week positive.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.2% and the S&P 500 down 0.8%

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Bill Hastie, Managing Partner |

U.S. stocks are coming off a winning week and month.  Last Friday, the Dow gained 272 points, or 0.8%, while the S&P 500 rose 0.83%.  The NASDAQ advanced 0.69%

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Ryan Hastie, Financial Advisor |

The volatility of the market over the past couple of months continued last week. Friday saw the Dow end 0.07% down, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose 0.09% and

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Haley Hitchman, Partner |

With a lot of economic data to digest by investors the S&P 500 posted its 4th gain out of the last 5 weeks, up 0.82%.  For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial

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Bill Hastie, Managing Partner |

The U.S. markets are coming off a choppy week as investors digested signs of a weakening labor market.  Although this is the result the Federal Reserve (Fed)

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Ryan Hastie, Financial Advisor |

The market finished the last trading day of the first quarter of 2023 on a high note following the release of the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) preferred inflation

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Haley Hitchman, Partner |

The Federal Reserve meeting comments and continued concerns over the regional banking crisis caused continued volatility in the markets last week.  However, all

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