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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended June 4, 2021. Note the week was shortened by the observance of Memorial Day. StocksThe major global stock market indices were all positive last week with the S&P 500 rising 0.64%, the NASDAQ up 0.49%, international developed markets (MSCI: EAFE) adding 0.73% and […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 6/1/2021 All data is for the week ended May 28, 2021 StocksThe US equities market was relatively quiet last week as people geared up for the most active holiday weekend in over a year. The S&P 500 rose 1.20%, the Russell 2000 added 2.45% and […]
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Weekly Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 05/24/2021 All data is for the week ended May 21, 2021. Stocks The broader U.S. stock market was down slightly for the week with the S&P 500 declining 0.33% and the Russell 2000 weakening by 0.41%. The NASDAQ rose 0.41% while the international markets were […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

  Provided by our strategic partner Gradient Investments Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 05/17/2021 All data is for the week ended May 14, 2021. Stocks For the first quarter (with 91% of the companies in the S&P 500 reporting actual results), 86% of S&P 500 companies have reported a positive […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 05/03/2021. All data is for the week ended April 30, 2021. Stocks Earnings reporting season is in full swing and (with 60% of the companies in the S&P 500 reporting actual first quarter results so far) 86% of S&P 500 companies have reported a positive […]
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Taking a Team Approach to Retirement Savings

Now that it’s common for families to have two wage earners, many married couples accumulate assets in separate accounts. They might each have savings in an employer sponsored plan and perhaps one or more IRAs as well. Two Wage Earners Nearly half of married couples include two wage earners. The […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 04/12/2021 All data is for the week ended April 9, 2021.Stocks Stocks were mixed last week as large cap growth stocks – particularly technology – drove the gains. The S&P 500 rose 2.76%, the Russell 2000 declined 0.46% and the NADSAQ advanced 3.13%. International developed […]
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