Weekly Market Commentary

October 16, 2019

The Philadelphia Flyers played their first home game of the season last Wednesday and beat the New Jersey Devils 4-0. Home ice is at the Wells Fargo Center, a multi-purpose arena on South Broad Street in South Philly formerly known as Spectrum II.

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October 08, 2019

Back in 1935, Herbert J. Sims opened a one-room investment office with money loaned from an influential venture capitalist: his mother. The start-up focused on credit-driven research on higher yielding instruments and succeeded beyond all expectations.

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October 01, 2019

The financial markets are not paying much mind to the goings-on in front of the Washington cameras. They remain focused on trade talks and frequent parades of Federal Reserve Board officials.

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September 25, 2019

Last year, for the first time in the history of major league baseball, there were more strikeouts (41,207) than hits (41,020). Who remembers when pitchers last dominated the game?

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September 17, 2019

The NFL season kicked off on September 5th with a clash between two of the league’s oldest franchises and archrivals, Green Bay and Chicago, at Soldier Field.

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September 11, 2019

It is not at the end of the world but some locals say that you can see it from Toksook Bay, Alaska. This is the largest village on Nelson Island in the Bering Sea with an estimated population of 599, median age 26, and per capita income of $13,894.

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