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  • IN-THE-MARKETS

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending July 7th, 2017

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending July 7th, 2017 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear   United States:  Nonfarm payrolls rose a strong 222,000 in June, with the three month average at 194,000 jobs. Monthly average job gains this year continue the moderating trend started in 2014 and are consistent with a…

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    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 30th, 2017

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 30th, 2017 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear   United States:  Pending home sales fell well short of expectations, declining by 0.8 percent in May. The drop in purchase contracts comes on the heels of a downwardly revised April print and marks the third consecutive…

  • IN-THE-MARKETS

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 23rd, 2017

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 23rd, 2017 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear   United States:  The LEI increased 0.3 percent in May, marking its ninth consecutive month recording a gain. Eight of the components added to the topline figure, while only one subtracted from it. (1)  Building permits was…

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    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 16th, 2017

    by Peter J. Creedon

    Newsletter: In the Markets – Week-Ending June 16th, 2017 Crystal Brook Advisors We Make Financial Planning Crystal Clear   United States:  Contracting for the third straight month, a 3.9 percent drop in petroleum costs led import prices to decline by the largest monthly amount since February 2016. Total import prices are up 2.1 percent over…

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