Weekly Market Commentary

December 11, 2018

The price of egg laying geese has risen 8.3%, and labor costs for leaping lords, pipers and drummers are up more than 3%, but the cost of five gold rings has fallen by 9.1%, so those looking to make the 12 classic purchases for their true loves this Christmas will spend about 1.2% more than last year.


December 04, 2018

And then there were four: Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. The oldest former president in U.S. history died on November 30 at home in Houston at age 94.


November 27, 2018

The three-legged, 800-pound NASA InSight spacecraft touched down on Mars on Monday after a six month, 300 million mile journey. This marked the eighth successful landing on the Red Planet, each one a U.S. engineering marvel.


November 13, 2018

Leaders from around the world and families of veterans across the United States gathered on Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice signed by Germany to end World War I. The agreement was signed in a private railway carriage on French General and Allied Supreme Commander Marshal Ferdinand Foch’s train at the Compiegne station and momentous celebrations ensued.


November 06, 2018

When Americans go to the polls, the rest of the world holds its breath. Election outcomes not only establish local, state and national priorities they also impact global financial markets, trade, immigration, foreign aid, economic and security policies.


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