• earnings growth S&P 500

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending August 11, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team More than 90% of S&P 500 constituents have now reported second-quarter earnings with remarkable results. Average earnings growth is 24.6% compared to the second [...]

  • gross domestic product

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending July 28, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team The U.S. economy surged during the second quarter with GDP growing at a 4.1% rate which is the highest quarter in four years and [...]

  • tariffs and trade war

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending July 7, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team Last week was a short one with the markets closing early on Tuesday and closed entirely on Wednesday in observance of Independence Day. U.S. [...]

  • back and forth trade war threats

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending June 23, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team It was another week of worries surrounding trade leading the financial news cycle. The Dow fell more than 500 points, ending the week down [...]

  • rising interest rates

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending June 16, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team The Fed announced on Wednesday their decision to raise the Fed Funds rate by 0.25% to a target of 2.00%. This was the second [...]

  • tax planning

A Looming Tax Problem?

By: Matthew D. Kelly, CFP® In my last article, I outlined the noteworthy adjustments to our tax code under 2017’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. For most, the new tax reform will [...]

  • roller coaster stock market volatility

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending June 2, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team On the surface, last week looks like it was pretty uneventful. Markets were closed Monday for Memorial Day, so it was a short week. [...]