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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Despite news of another COVID-19 vaccine candidate, stocks were mixed amid investor anxiety over an increase in new infections and economic lockdowns. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.73%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Retired and looking to downsize or buy a vacation home? Florida Realtors published an article titled "How do you get a home loan after retirement?" offering tips for retirees to get their financial house in order before applying for a...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

News of a COVID-19 vaccine ignited a rally in economically sensitive stocks and a broad retreat in technology companies last week, though enthusiasm was tempered by reports of rising new infections and fresh lockdowns. The Dow Jones...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Stocks soared last week as investors anticipated that a split Congress would raise legislative hurdles to changing corporate taxes and adjusting regulatory oversight of big technology companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

During the 2020 Context Summit, well-known economists Dr. Mohamed El-Erian and Stephanie Kelton sat down to discuss the control of money supply and the Central Bank’s intervention in times of financial uncertainty. I encourage...

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Stock prices dropped last week as hopes for a fiscal stimulus bill faded and investors focused on rising COVID-19 infections, here and abroad. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 6.47%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 tumbled...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The failure to reach an agreement on a new fiscal stimulus bill soured investor sentiment and sent stocks modestly lower for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.95%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 0.53%. The...

Thursday, October 22, 2020

At the beginning of October, Danielle DiMartino Booth was interviewed by Tom Bodrovics, host of Palisade Radio to discuss the idea of socialism coming to America. Bodrovics and DiMartino Booth have insightful conversation around the...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Stocks treaded water last week amid fading prospects for a stimulus bill, fears of a second wave of COVID-19 cases, and increasing political and regulatory pressures on Big Tech companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added just 0...

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Stocks staged a powerful rally last week, riding a wave of optimism over the prospect of the passage of a new fiscal stimulus bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.27%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased 3.84%....

Thursday, October 8, 2020

In July, Danielle DiMartino Booth sat down with Jeffery Gundlach to discuss investing in the post-coronavirus economy. Their interesting conversation covers a variety of topics including Gundlach’s thoughts on what is driving the...

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Stocks advanced last week, propelled by hopes that legislators may reach an agreement for a new fiscal stimulus package and optimism generated by a few corporate deal announcements and initial public offerings. The Dow Jones...

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Recently I listened to the MacroVoices Podcast episode 233 which features interesting discussion between hosts, Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna and guest Jesse Felder. Recorded in August, this hour and 20 minute long recording covers...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The End Game Episode 3 Bill Fleckenstein is a finance columnist and the president of Fleckenstein Capital, a money management firm based in Seattle, WA. Grant Williams is a blogger with over 26 years’ experience in international...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Stocks were mixed last week as worries that stretched from Washington D.C., where prospects of a new fiscal stimulus bill dimmed, to Europe, which saw an increase of new COVID-19 cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 1.75%,...

Monday, September 28, 2020

Recently I came across an interview Danielle DiMartino Booth gave discussing her thoughts on the coronavirus and its economic impact. Although filmed in April, still relevant to the current situation the U.S. and world are in. I highly...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Stocks slipped as the technology sector remained under pressure and a mid-week announcement by the Federal Reserve failed to inspire investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.03%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500...

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Stocks traveled a volatile path last week as investors appeared concerned about the upcoming elections, an uncertain economy, and more delays with additional fiscal stimulus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 1.66%, while the...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

A late week sell-off sent stocks broadly lower as investors took some profits after stocks reached all-time highs earlier in the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 1.82%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 slumped 2.31%....

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Stocks advanced relentlessly last week on positive COVID-19 developments, encouraging economic data, and a supportive policy shift in the Fed’s approach to its target inflation rate. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by...

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Stocks powered to another week of gains as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite set multiple new record highs along the way. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was essentially unchanged while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose by 0.72%....

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Stock prices drifted higher in an otherwise quiet news week, as a slowdown in new COVID-19 cases outweighed a Congressional impasse on a new fiscal-spending measure. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.81%, while the Standard &...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Overlooking stalled efforts by Congress to pass a new fiscal stimulus bill, stocks marched higher last week with the Dow Jones Industrials leading the way and the NASDAQ Composite setting multiple fresh record highs. The Dow Jones...

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

One of my favorite Wall Street quotes is from Mark Twain, who said: “October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June,...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Stocks slipped in the final days of trading last week on higher jobless claims and rising tensions in the U.S.-China relationship. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.76%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dipped 0.28%. The...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Stocks were mixed last week as investors reacted to positive economic data, progress on a COVID-19 vaccine, and the continued nationwide increase in COVID-19 cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.29%, while the Standard &...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Stock prices notched solid gains last week, looking past an increase in COVID-19 cases and any potential economic concerns raised by the trend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by 0.96%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

In a holiday-shortened week, stock prices turned higher as encouraging economic data outweighed an increase in COVID-19 cases and a rollback in economic re-openings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.25%, while the Standard &...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

A jump in COVID-19 cases dampened investor enthusiasm last week, sending stock prices lower on worries that rising infections could derail the economic recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 3.31%, while the Standard &...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Stocks moved higher last week on news of more Federal Reserve market support and diminished concerns that new COVID-19 cases might lead to another economic shutdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.04%, while the Standard &...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Investor sentiment turned negative last week, amid an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in states where reopening has been underway as well as a subdued economic forecast from the Federal Reserve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

A positive jobs report sent stocks soaring last Friday, capping a solid week as evidence of a global economic recovery outweighed concerns over civil unrest and tensions with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 6.81%, while...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The shortened week, which began with a powerful two-day rally of trading, was enough to drive the markets into another week of solid gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.75%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 advanced 3...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Upbeat comments by the Federal Reserve Chairman and more signs of an economic turnaround combined to help fuel a powerful rally in the stock market last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.29%, while the Standard &...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Stocks drifted lower last week, weighed down by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s unsettling comments on the economy and signs of renewed tensions with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.65%, while the...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Despite a historic downturn in employment, stocks managed to climb higher last week as investors were emboldened by the pace of economic re-openings, both here and abroad. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.56%, while the...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Stock prices ended the week slightly lower, despite news of positive results from a test trial of a COVID-19 drug treatment and several states easing their economic lockdowns. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.22%, while the...

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Would you be interested in sitting down with any of our financial service professionals? Our line-up of offerings and team members has grown through the years. RFW financial planning and wealth management professionals have been...

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Distinction earns special invitation to Cambridge Premier Club 2015 in Bonita Springs Christopher H. Reuschle, an independent financial advisor with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. (Cambridge) of Fairfield, Iowa, was named to...