Archive: June 2016

Weekly Market Update: “Britain’s Messy Divorce: How Brexit May Affect U.S. Investors”

THE MARKETSStocks fell sharply last week in response to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), putting major indices in the red for 2016. Why did markets react so…
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The Plans of the Diligent

Would you take sage advice from the most profitable investor that ever lived? No, I am not talking about Warren Buffet. His success, while certainly impressive, pales in comparison to…
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Weekly Market Update: “Fed Blinks on Brexit Fears”

THE MARKETSMarkets fell on Brexit fears and concerns about the Fed’s dovish statements, giving the Dow its worst week in a month.[1] For the week, the S&P 500 slipped 1.19%,…
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Weekly Market Update: “Is Britain Really Going to Leave the EU?”

Before we begin our usual weekly commentary, we wanted to take a moment to honor the victims of Sunday’s terrible attack in Orlando. Though details are still scarce, it is…
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011 – What Transgender Bathrooms Have To Do With Your Portfolio

In this second episode of newsworthy financial advice, Rick and Cassie discuss the difference between a consumer boycott and divesting (or selling) your stocks.  If you disagree with Target's new…
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Weekly Market Update: “What Did the May Jobs Report Show Us?”

THE MARKETSStocks closed the holiday-shortened week mixed, with some sectors losing ground while others gained after a disappointing May jobs report signaled that the economy may not be strong enough…
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Shining Light Company – VF Corporation, Inc.

This month’s Shining Light Company is VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), an apparel company headquartered in Greensboro, NC. - just a couple hours away from our home office. At some point…
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