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There was a lot to be thankful for last week.

Stock markets around the world may have ripened to full-slip sweetness this year. Emerging markets have delivered the most attractive returns year-to-date. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index was up 34 percent year-to-date, last week. The United States and Europe have...

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Thanksgiving – A Time For Gratitude

Some folks love the shopping, cooking, and camaraderie of holidays; others dislike the long lines, financial stress, and seasonal music. No matter which tribe you belong to, focusing on the ‘thanks’ part of Thanksgiving can heighten your enjoyment of the holidays....

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Are investors more like tigers or African wild dogs?

It appears investors – retail and institutional – have become rather like predators. They patiently stalk shares, waiting for a dip, and then they strike – buying stocks when prices fall. Consider last week. Barron’s described it like this: “The Dow traded down nearly...

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Selling It Overseas

Selling it overseas. Most of the companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index have reported third quarter earnings per share (EPS), which is the profit earned per share of stock outstanding during the period. Many have done quite well. With more than...

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A Day to Honor Our Veterans

Every veteran’s experience is unique from the war(s) in which he or she served to the transition back into civilian life. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs reports there are about 22 million veterans in the United States, and about 10 percent of them are women: 5.5...

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“Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society.”

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes’s statement is engraved on the front of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, D.C. Some people agree with the sentiment. Others believe it to be a logical fallacy. It’s likely the tax plan proposed by...

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Happy Halloween From All Of Us At Bradley Wealth

Boo! Happy Halloween From Your Bradley Wealth Team For lots of people, Halloween just isn’t complete without a heart pounding, sweat inducing, white knuckle experience. Children test each other’s courage with ghoulish goodies, like peeled grape eyeballs and cold...

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The Last Full Week Of October Was A Box Full Of Surprises

First, U.S. economic growth exceeded expectations. The devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria was widely expected to stifle U.S. quarterly growth, according to NPR. The Atlanta Federal Reserve predicted 2.5 percent gross domestic product (GDP)*...

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Weekly Market Commentary – October 24, 2017

And the hits just keep on coming. Last week was the anniversary of Black Monday. On October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow) lost 508 points, or more than 20 percent of its value, as it fell from the previous trading day’s closing value of 2,247 to...

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