Major indices closed trading at all-time record levels on Friday. Technology and financial stocks led the advance. Brands including Microsoft, Intel, and JPMorgan Chase posted gains.
In today’s Marietta Daily Journal: Bil Lako, CFP®, had a chance to interview Shari Martin from the Cobb Community Foundation on how they assist philanthropic individuals, families, businesses and organizations with donor-advised funds. Read the Article
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Indices closed in the red zone on Thursday. Early market momentum faded as the session progressed. Stocks slipped on a variety of economic news. Initial jobless claims decreased last week.
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Indices closed out mildly mixed on Wednesday. The Dow and Nasdaq posted gains on policy commentary from the Federal Reserve meeting while the S&P 500 landed slightly in the red zone. As anticipated, the Federal Open Market Committee lifted the target range for the fed funds rate by 25 basis points to 1.25% to 1.5%.
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Indices ended trading with mixed moves on Tuesday. The Dow and S&P 500 closed at new record highs for the third straight session while the Nasdaq shed some points. Telecom and financial brands led the way up on a variety of economic news.
Indices closed with gains on Monday. The Dow and S&P 500 hit new record levels. Technology and energy brands led advancers. Apple tacked on nearly 2% today after announcing plans to acquire music ID app Shazam.
Indices closed at new record heights on Friday. Brands such as Microsoft and Electronic Arts ticked up on stronger-than-expected jobs data for November. Department of Labor figures showed U.S. employers added 228,000 jobs last month. The results exceeded estimates of 190,000.