Market Week: February 29, 2016

The Markets (as of market close February 26, 2016) Last week saw a mixed bag of information from some major economic sectors, which may have influenced the equities markets to…

February 29, 2016

February 2016

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 included a section titled "Closure of Unintended Loopholes" that ends two Social Security claiming strategies that have become increasingly popular over the last several…

February 25, 2016

Market Week: February 22, 2016

The Markets (as of market close February 19, 2016) The major indexes listed here posted gains by the end of last week, marking the best overall week of performance in…

February 22, 2016

Market Week: February 16, 2016

The Markets (as of market close February 12, 2016) Spurred by a bounce in crude oil prices and banking shares, the stock market rallied last Friday, but not enough to…

February 16, 2016

Market Week: February 8, 2016

The Markets (as of market close February 5, 2016) Following a labor report that showed job growth slowed in January, stocks declined after making some positive headway the prior week.…

February 8, 2016

Market Week: February 1, 2016

The Markets (as of market close January 29, 2016) Volatility continues to best describe the markets throughout the first month of 2016, as stocks continued to rebound after a very…

February 1, 2016