Archive: October 2016

Weekly Market Update: “Big Headlines Drive the Markets”

THE MARKETSAt first glance, last week’s headlines may lead you to think that the markets are fluctuating more than they actually are. Yes, Hillary Clinton’s emails are in the news…
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Everything is Mine!

This week we are sharing a sobering excerpt from the NIV Stewardship Study Bible (Zondervan, 2009) as a reminder of God’s rule and our role as stewards: One who is…
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Weekly Market Update: “A Quiet Week Ends With Indexes Up”

THE MARKETSAfter a two-week losing streak, U.S. indexes ended in positive territory across the board. The S&P 500 increased by 0.38%, the Dow was up 0.04%, and the NASDAQ gained…
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Shining Light Company: “Huntington Ingalls Industries”

This month we are spotlighting a company who is a major player in the support of our national defense. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) is America’s largest military shipbuilding company…
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Weekly Market Update: “How Much Will Hurricane Matthew Cost?”

THE MARKETSThough stocks rose Friday after statements from Federal Reserve officials, the major indexes ended the week lower amid choppy trading. For the week, the S&P 500 lost 0.96%, the…
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School Choice + Tax Credits = GOOD STEWARDSHIP

About this time last year, we first learned about a little known school choice program in our Commonwealth called the Virginia Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits Program. After conducting our…
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Weekly Market Update: “Special Quarterly Update: Stocks See Strong Gains in Q3”

THE MARKETSAfter a volatile September, stocks ended the third quarter of 2016 resoundingly in the black. In the third quarter, the S&P 500 gained 3.31%, the Dow grew 2.11%, the…
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Weekly Market Update: “Why Deutsche Bank Isn’t Lehman”

THE MARKETSThough the final week of the third quarter ended positively for the major indexes, stocks took a rocky path to get there. A presidential debate, surging oil prices, and…
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