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Monday, January 30, 2023

Stocks added to their early 2023 gains amid a busy stream of mixed corporate earnings results and conflicting economic data.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.81%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 2.47%. The Nasdaq...

Monday, January 23, 2023

Stocks showed mixed results last week as recession fears resurfaced in response to weak economic data and a tepid start to a new corporate earnings season.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average skidded 2.70%, while the Standard &...

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

In a holiday-shortened week, erratic trading left stocks marginally down for the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.17%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 slipped 0.14%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.30%. The MSCI...

Monday, December 19, 2022

The strategy of dividend growth has long been a critical aspect of many investors’ portfolios - and for good reason. Though these commonly known companies tend to be less “exciting”  stocks, they are an important...

Monday, December 19, 2022

Hawkish comments by the Fed and weak economic data heightened investors’ recession concerns and sent stocks lower last week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1.66%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 retreated 2.08%. The...

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Impact investing has been a hot topic in recent years, with more investors wanting to make their investment decisions not only based on return but also a company’s values.

Monday, November 21, 2022

The stock market edged lower last week as it digested a crosscurrent of conflicting economic data and contrasting comments from Fed officials.The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat (-0.01%), while the Standard & Poor’s 500...

Monday, November 14, 2022

A cooling inflation number ignited a powerful rally on Thursday, sending stocks to strong gains for the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 4.15%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 5.90%. The Nasdaq Composite index...

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

We are always working to improve communication efforts for our clients, and recently we have made a few changes that we think you will find helpful. Our MVT Common Fund investment continues to grow. We have added to our website (www...

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

You’ve all probably heard or read about the current measures of inflation by now. At levels that we have seen for the first time in almost 40 years, the stock market has reflected the fears of a possible recession this year...