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Market Thoughts for July (Video)

Brad McMillan, Commonwealth’s CIO, discusses the markets and economy in June. It was a good month, with consumer confidence and business confidence remaining strong. The Federal Reserve raised rates and […]

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July 3, 2017

Be looking for your invitation coming this week to our Client Appreciation Pitch Fork Fondue Events.
Billings, Tuesday, July 18th, Henry’s Garage, 15 Garden Ave.
Due to venue policy – […]

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June 26, 2017

It has been a very good year, so far.
Through the end of last week, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index posted 24 record highs and delivered returns in the high […]

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June 19, 2017

All eyes on inflation!
Inflation is the way economists measure changes in the prices of goods and services. The United States has enjoyed relatively low inflation for a significant period of […]

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June 12, 2017

Stock market historians may dub 2017 the Xanax year. Traditional historians will probably choose a different moniker.
Stock markets in many advanced economies have been unusually calm during 2017, reported Schwab’s […]

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June 3, 2017

The bull market in U.S. stocks is getting really old!
In fact, this bull has been charging, standing, or sitting for more than eight years. In April, it became the second […]

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May 30th, 2017

Is preparing for the future more important than enjoying the present?
There is a lot to enjoy today. Last week, Financial Times wrote:
“Wall Street ended an impressive week on a […]

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May 22, 2017

How much is too much?
There has been no shortage of drama since the new administration took office – legislative setbacks, controversial hiring and firing, and fiery tweets on various topics. […]

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May 15, 2017

Does performance tell the whole story?
American stock markets have delivered some exceptional performance in recent years. Just look at the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index. Barron’s reported the […]

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May 8, 2017

Is it complacency? Exuberance? Uncertainty? Exhaustion? Insight? Intuition?
Last week, all three major U.S. stock markets gained value and two reached new record highs. On the face of it, that’s great […]

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