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Second quarter market review

The stock market is doing well this year, with both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial average at record levels. The Dow is pushing the 17,000 mark, and the S&P 500 is approaching 2,000. The NASDAQ has hit its highest mark since the year 2000 when it soared above 5000. Year to date, the S&P 500 is up about 7.14 percent, the Dow is up about 2.68 percent, …Read More

Should your retirement portfolio take the summer off?

Published on Marketwatch.com http://www.marketwatch.com/story/should-your-retirement-portfolio-take-the-summer-off-2014-06-05 “Sell in May and go away” is an old stock market adage with a long history. You may be wondering what it means and how it began. The original saying was, “Sell in May and go away, do not return until St. Leger’s Day.” It started in England, when the stockbrokers would leave for summer vacation in May and wouldn’t get back to work until after …Read More