Monthly Archives: March 2011

Japan May Avert a Meltdown, But Will the Middle East?

More info…Despite continued unrest in the Middle East and mixed news across the board, the week ending Friday, March 25, 2011, finished on a positive note, although on light volume with the DJIA up 3.1% for the week and the … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Markets Face Tsunami From All Sides

More info…The Dow Jones Industrial Average started the week fretting over Libya and oil prices coupled with a downgrade of the semi conductor chip manufacturers.The index closed Monday with a decline of 80 points largely due to Intel and Boeing. … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Mixed Earnings Reports in Shortened Trading Week

More info…Markets started the week on a positive note Tuesday and hit multi-year highs, ignoring weakness from Apple and Citigroup. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 50.55 points to close at 11837.93, representing the highest close since June of 2008. … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Financials Lead Market Higher

More info…The financials led the markets higher this past week as the SNL Bank & Thrift Index rose 4.1% easily outpacing the S&P 500 which increased 1.7% and NASDAQ up by 1.9%. The broader markets were mixed on Monday as … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Healthy Jobs Data Supports Market Strength

More info…The broader markets gained modest ground this past week with the Dow up 0.3%, the NASDAQ inched up 0.1% and the S&P 500 increased slightly by 0.1%. A few notable events that caught our attention were hawkish comments from … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Markets Advance for Third Week In Midst of Mixed Economic News

More info…The U.S. markets were able to shrug off international and domestic political discourse and rose for the third consecutive week. Fears of inflation continued to haunt the markets, but rising oil and food prices were overlooked. Commodities rallied Monday … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Healthy Jobs Data Supports Market Strength

More info…The broader markets gained modest ground this past week with the Dow up 0.3%, the NASDAQ inched up 0.1% and the S&P 500 increased slightly by 0.1%. A few notable events that caught our attention were hawkish comments from … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Oil Prices Roil The Global Markets

More info…Global markets remained unsettled with continuing news out of Libya of heightened unrest. While the market was closed Monday for Presidents Day, that didnt stop Mideast turmoil which gave traders an excuse to sell into Tuesday. After a day … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Banks Still Face Obstacles In 2011

More info…While most analysts and traders on Wall Street are enthusiastic about a 2011 recoveryfor theUS economy, there isstill uncertaintysurrounding the banking industry. As we know, both large banks and small banks have to be healthy for a healthy economy … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment

Financials Lead Market Higher

More info…The financials led the markets higher this past week as the SNL Bank & Thrift Index rose 4.1% easily outpacing the S&P 500 which increased 1.7% and NASDAQ up by 1.9%. The broader markets were mixed on Monday as … Continue reading

Posted in High Net Worth, Money Management, Wealth Management, Wealth Manager | Leave a comment