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Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending September 15, 2017

By Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

The market rallied last week with investors relieved that the initial damage reports from Hurricane Irma were not as bad as estimates had predicted. The “relief trade” last Monday pushed the S&P 500 higher by 1.1% to start the week on a […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending September 8, 2017

By Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

U.S. stocks closed the week down with investors concerned about the ongoing disaster in Texas from Hurricane Harvey and the looming threat of Hurricane Irma barreling down on Florida. Early estimates of the combined damage are reaching into the several hundred billion […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 25, 2017

By Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

The 2017 Jackson Hole Economic Summit wrapped up this Saturday. All in all, there was not too much to write home about. Investors hoped to glean more insight into how quickly the Fed will raise rates and reduce their balance sheet […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 18, 2017

By Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

For the second week in a row, U.S. equities finished in negative territory. Small-cap stocks took the biggest hit with the Russell 2000 down over 1%. After an explosive 4th quarter post-election rally, small-caps are about flat for 2017 so far. Part of the logic for the rally was that […]

Allegheny Financial Group Repeats as One of Pittsburgh’s Top Workplaces

Pittsburgh, PA, August 21, 2017 — Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, is pleased to announce it has been recognized as one of Pittsburgh’s Top Workplaces for the second year in a row. The Top Workplaces are determined solely by employee feedback […]

Behavioral Finance: Taking the Emotion Out of Investing

By: Matt Jaspert, Financial Planning Associate

Discussing finance is generally something most people like to avoid. Are we saving enough? Can we pay for the kids to go to college? When can we retire? All of these questions and countless others have emotions tied to them. Some investment theories suggest investors are rational and that they […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 11, 2017

By Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

It took the threat of the U.S. and North Korea going to war to finally break the stock market’s impressive win streak. Day after day, week after week the market was setting new highs. That run finally came to an abrupt halt last week with U.S. and International indices down […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 4, 2017

By Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,052 setting a new all-time high for the eighth day in a row. Optimism is high as the market latches on to every bit of good news. Two weeks ago, the Dow […]

Allegheny Financial Group Announces New Partner

David Jeter, CFP® named to Allegheny Board of Directors

Pittsburgh, PA, July 31, 2017 — Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, announces the addition of David Jeter, CFP® as a firm partner and member of its board of directors.

Mr. Jeter is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner who provides a full […]

Allegheny Financial Group Listed Among Top 100 Registered Investment Advisor Firms in the Nation

Allegheny Financial Group is pleased to announce our listing in Financial Advisor’s 2017 RIA ranking, published in the July issue of the magazine. Allegheny Financial Group ranked 93rd out of 638 national firms, 7th out of 35 Pennsylvania-based firms, and 1st out of 5 Pittsburgh-area advisory firms. Click here to view the […]