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Richest Person Ever In the World

Over the centuries, industrial leaders evolved who were able to generate tremendous wealth and in some instances popularity. Yet even with the onset of technology over recent decades, it has been difficult for any modern [...]

REITS added to S&P 500

The S&P 500 index is adding a new sector to its mix. REITs will become part of the S&P 500 compilation on September 16th, making it the 11th sector. The growth and capital representation of [...]

Equity Market Update – July 2016

Major U.S. stock indices reached new highs in July as earnings reported for companies in a host of industries were better than expected, leading to upward pricing pressures. The S&P 500 Index staged a powerful [...]

Federal Reserve Changes Its Tune

The events in Europe along with an IMF report released in June indicating that U.S. economic growth would fall short of expectations prompted the Federal Reserve to subdue its pursuit of any additional rate increases [...]

Yields Head Lower In July

The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury fell to a record low of 1.318 percent in early July, sending bond prices higher throughout the fixed income markets. Bonds have continued their rally since the beginning [...]

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