financial update

Weekly Market Update, February 22nd 2016

Presented by Rich Tegge                                      General market news  The 10-year Treasury traded in a tight range last week, with a low of 1.72 percent and a high of 1.84 percent, opening with a yield of 1.77 percent this Monday morning. The 30-year began the week with a yield of 2.63 percent after trading in the range

Market Update for the First Quarter 2015

Brad McMillan, Commonwealth Financial Network’s chief investment officer, provides an update on the recent tough month for the markets, employment and job creation, and the housing market. Follow Brad at

Market Thoughts for March 2015

Brad McMillan, Commonwealth Financial Network’s chief investment officer, provides an update on the U.S. economy, the global markets, and the recent economic rebound from earlier this year. Follow Brad at

Weekly Market Update, February 23, 2015

Presented by Rich Tegge Download the PDF General market news Treasury yields remained volatile as investors attempted to interpret Fed-speak and the latest economic data. Janet Yellen’s semiannual testimony before Congress this week has the potential to move markets. The broader equity markets continued to push higher for the third week in a row, with

Weekly Market Update, February 17th, 2015

Presented by Rich Tegge General market news Since January 30, the 10-year Treasury yield has moved from as low as 1.64 percent to slightly above 2 percent, giving back most of January’s performance. The 30-year yield has gone from 2.22 percent to 2.66 percent in the same time frame. The quick jump higher, while significant,

Market Update for the Month Ending August 31, 2013

Presented by Richard Tegge Markets slip as risks return August was a difficult month for financial markets across the board. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 4.11 percent—performing worst of the major U.S. indices—while the S&P 500 Index declined 2.90 percent. The Nasdaq did best, losing 1.01 percent. Losses were driven by a mixture of

Market Thoughts for August 2013

Brad McMillan, vice president, chief investment officer, talks with Maria Considine King, vice president of practice management, about U.S. economic growth. Brad also offers updates on the housing market and interest rates, as well as his thoughts on risks going forward.

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