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  • IN-THE-MARKETS

    In the Markets – Week-Ending June 17

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 17 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear United States: Consumers continued with their spending spree in May. The Commerce Department reported retail sales increased 0.5% last month after a 1.3% jump in April.(1) U.S. producer prices climbed 0.4% in May, which indicates the damping effect…

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    In the Markets – Week-Ending June 10

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 10 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear United States: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen affirmed that the central bank won’t be raising short-term interest rates until new uncertainties about the economic outlook are resolved.(1) Europe: German industrial orders dropped more than expected in April due…

  • IN-THE-MARKETS

    In the Markets – Week-Ending June 3

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 3 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear United States: Wagers on rising U.S. rates last week hit their highest level since 2014, a profound shift from the market’s mind-set as recently as a month ago.(1) The volatile construction spending report delivered a monthly surprise, falling…

  • IN-THE-MARKETS

    In the Markets – Week-Ending May 27

    by Peter J. Creedon

    U.S. stocks closed slightly higher Friday, turning in their largest weekly gains in months, as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen signaled a rate hike may be justified over the summer.

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