Dec. 2022 Benchmark Bulletin

What’s Causing the Consumer Blues? The Index of Consumer Sentiment, a closely watched economic indicator, fell to an all-time low in June 2022 before starting to improve in the second half of the year. Read More Three Stretch IRA Alternatives The SECURE Act...

Market Week: November 28, 2022

The Markets (as of market close November 25, 2022) Wall Street ended the Thanksgiving week ahead of where it began, as each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted solid gains during a week of light trading. The Global Dow led the indexes, followed by the Dow, the...

Market Week: November 21, 2022

The Markets (as of market close November 18, 2022) Stocks fell last week following warnings from several Federal Reserve officials that more policy tightening was to come. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here closed the week lower after enjoying solid gains the...

Market Week: November 14, 2022

The Markets (as of market close November 11, 2022) Stocks rebounded from a sluggish start to close last week higher. Investors continued to rally behind equities on the hope that last week’s soft inflation data will prompt the Federal Reserve to curtail its...

Looking Ahead

Dear friends and valued clients, October is now behind us and it has delivered on its track record as a historically favorable month for stocks, offering some respite for investors as major equity indices rose for the month. The downside pressure on equities had...