As Goes January, So Goes the Year?

As investors ring in the new year, some may see the occasional headline about the “January Indicator” or “January Barometer.” This theory suggests that the price movement of the S&P 500 during the month of January may signal whether that index will rise or fall during the remainder of the year. In other words, if the...

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Britain and the European Union

When you woke up on Friday, June 24th, chances are you didn’t make it long in flipping through the television, or listening to the radio before learning that Britain has voted to leave the European Union. “Brexit,” as it is commonly being referred to as, is the result of a 52-48 referendum vote to sever ties with the European Union, a bloc they joined over 40 years ago.

Various headlines...

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