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Weekly Market Commentary
8/18/2020

The Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index finished the week within a whisker of its February high, reported Randall Forsyth of Barron’s. It’s a remarkable feat. The stock market has recovered in just 175 days. Historically, comparable recoveries (those following market drops of 20 percent or more) have taken about four years, reported Vildana Hajric, Lu Wang, and Claire Ballentine of Bloomberg Quint.

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Weekly Market Commentary
8/4/2020

Last week delivered a mixed bag of financial and economic news. As many expected, the U.S. economy did not fare

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Weekly Market Commentary
8/1/2020

There was good news and bad news in last week’s employment report. The good news was the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics delivered better-than-expected data about employment. In July, the U.S. economy added about 1.8 million new jobs.

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Mature couple holding hands and hiking in the woods.