Archive: February 2016

Weekly Market Update: “Stocks End Higher for Second Week”

THE MARKETSMarkets closed out another solid week of gains on the back of higher oil prices and some positive economic data. For the week, the S&P 500 increased 1.58%, the…
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“They Will Know We Are Christians by Our Love” by Cassandra Laymon

Next month on Good Friday I will be participating in a breakfast meeting called “Hope in the Marketplace” in the Philadelphia area. The vision for this gathering is:“to encourage and…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks Post Best Week of 2016”

THE MARKETSMarkets closed out their best week of the year last week, buoyed by higher oil prices and positive economic data that reassured some recession worriers. For the week, the…
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Recent Changes to Your Social Security Benefits

There has been a lot of confusion over the new Social Security claiming rules set forth in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. Here is what you need to know.File…
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Market Update: “Are Recession Fears Just Hype?”

THE MARKETSMarkets ended another volatile week lower despite a bounce in oil prices. For the week, the S&P 500 lost 0.81%, the Dow fell 1.43%, and the NASDAQ dropped 0.59%.[1]Amid…
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Worried About the Market? Here Are Some Things You Need to Know

If you have been watching the markets since the start of year, you might be feeling increased anxiety as you watch the numbers swing up and down every day.  We…
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Weekly Market Update: “Is This What Full Employment Looks Like?”

THE MARKETSMarkets dropped last week on mixed economic data and a big selloff in the tech sector amid weak earnings. For the week, the S&P 500 lost 3.10%, the Dow…
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Shining Light Company – PerkinElmer

In our Shining Light edition this month, we have chosen to spotlight a company who has shown that you’re never too big to be guided by simple ethical standards and…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks Drive Higher Amid Uncertainty”

THE MARKETSStocks experienced another volatile week with high daily swings in value. Despite the lingering uncertainty, stocks ended the week higher on the back of better-than-expected earnings reports and higher…
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