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Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending February 16, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

After a wild couple of weeks that saw equity markets down over 10% at one-point, last week went much more smoothly. The S&P was up 4.37% for the week which puts it at 2.46% so […]

Allegheny Financial Group Promotes Two as Financial Advisors

Pittsburgh, PA, February 20, 2018 — Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, announced the promotions of Matt Kelly and Ryan Walczak to financial advisors. Both Mr. Kelly and Mr. Walczak […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending February 9, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

We all got a healthy reminder last week – the stock market and the economy are not the same things. For example, the U.S. Labor Department’s January jobs report was released on February 2, with […]

Newton, Social Media, and Bitcoin: Human Behavior and Investment Decisions

By: David Jeter, CFP®

Constructing financial projections involves hard data and analytics to optimize one’s situation.  But to plan well in any endeavor, it should be understood that human behavior has a significant impact on future results.

Have you […]

Allegheny Financial Group Announces Fourth Annual Good Neighbor Awards

Pittsburgh, PA, February 7, 2018 — Allegheny Financial Group, a financial planning and investment management firm, announced today the recipients of its Fourth Annual Good Neighbor Awards. The ten award recipients include Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry, Avalon Public Library, Girls on […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending February 2, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

There was no hiding from last week’s market sell-off. Domestic equities, international equities, real estate equities, government bonds, corporate bonds, international bonds, and commodities all posted negative numbers for the week. Equities, in particular, took […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 26, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting took place last week in Davos, Switzerland. Elites from around the world met to discuss global economic issues. The group’s mission statement is, “committed to improving the state of […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 19, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

When the Dow moved from 24,000 to 25,000, it was the fastest 1,000 point move in the index’s history taking only 23 trading days. This time, it took only eight trading days for the Dow […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 12, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

Equity markets extended their hot start into the second week of 2018. Both domestic and international indices are in the 4% range year-to-date already. Investors are increasing their equity exposure hoping to capitalize on the […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 5, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

After posting impressive double-digit returns in 2017, domestic and international equities picked up right where they left off with the S&P 500 and MSCI EAFE both returning around 2.5% for the first week of 2018. […]