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November 7, 2017

CFN National Conference Press Release 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For additional information, contact:          Rich Tegge                              906-228-3696 President/Owner          Wealth Strategy Group Richard Tegge Attends National Educational Conference for Financial […]
November 7, 2017

Market Thoughts for November 2017

November 7, 2017

Market Update for the Month Ending October 31, 2017

Treats, not tricks, for markets October was another good month for the economy and markets. Better-than-expected economic data in the U.S., combined with positive corporate earnings news, lifted the major market indices. The S&P 500 Index returned a solid 2.33 percent. The Nasdaq Composite had an even more […]
November 7, 2017

Weekly Market Update for November 6th, 2017

General market news The 10-year Treasury opened at 2.32 percent early Monday after reaching as high as 2.47 percent a little more than a week ago. The 30-year was also back to 2.80 percent after almost reaching 3 percent. The 2-year opened at 1.61 percent on Monday, moving […]
October 5, 2017

Market Thoughts for October 2017

September 27, 2017

Unscripted with Rich: What, No Plan?

September 26, 2017

Weekly Market Update for September 25th, 2017

General market news Following the Federal Reserve’s (Fed’s) announcement on Wednesday to leave interest rates unchanged (for now), the 10-year Treasury spiked to 2.28 percent, its highest point since August 16. It opened Monday at 2.24 percent. The 30-year briefly touched 2.83 percent last Wednesday before opening Monday […]
September 22, 2017

Weekly Market Update for September 18th, 2017

General market news The yield on the 10-year Treasury was back up to 2.20 percent early Monday morning, after being as low as 2.01 percent fewer than six trading days ago. The move from one support level to the next in such a short period leads us to […]
September 13, 2017

Weekly Market Update for September 11th, 2017

General market news Treasury yields were lower across the long end of the curve last week, with the 10-year at 2.01 percent and the 30-year back to pre-election levels at 2.63 percent. The 10-year Treasury opened Monday at 2.09 percent and the 30-year opened at 2.71 percent. It […]
September 6, 2017

Market Thoughts for September 2017

September 6, 2017

Weekly Market Update for September 5th, 2017

General market news The 10-year Treasury opened Monday morning at 2.13 percent, up from a low of 2.08 percent last week, which was its lowest level since November 10, 2016. The 30-year yield opened at 2.75 percent Monday, up from 2.68 percent last week. The 30-year last touched […]
September 5, 2017

What Does Hurricane Harvey Mean for the Economy and Markets?

  Over the past few days, Hurricane Harvey has left physical destruction and human tragedy in its wake. This record-setting storm will certainly take its place with other major hurricanes, including Katrina and Sandy, in American history. Both Texas and Louisiana have been hit extremely hard by Harvey, […]