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Check out the most recent updates from Taylor Financial Management.

Weekly Market Update, May 15-19

Week of May 15-19, 2017 Equities The S&P 500 decreased by 0.32% last week after a volatile week in the political realm. On Wednesday, markets decreased by over 1% after details surrounding former FBI Director James Comey’s dismissal were revealed. Markets fell as...

Weekly Market Update, May 8-12

Week of May 8 – 12, 2017 Equities The S&P 500 decreased by 0.26% last week as political headlines and poor economic data were key selling catalysts. President Trump’s surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey has caused many analysts to push back their...

Weekly Market Update, May 1-5

Week of May 1 – 5, 2017 Equities The S&P 500 increased 0.66% as markets were slightly calmer, but the geopolitical environment continued to dominate headlines. The US presidential administration chose to focus on health care reform last week, which passed a...

Weekly Market Update, April 24-28

Week of April 24 – 28, 2017 Equities The S&P 500 increased 1.53% last week as markets rallied due to a positive result in the French presidential election and tax reform continued to dominate headlines. Earnings were also much better than expected for many...

Weekly Market Update, April 17-21

Week of April 17 – 21, 2017 Equities • Markets were up 0.87% last week after a 0.76% gain on Thursday after Treasury Secretary Mnuchin reiterated the administration’s commitment to tax reform this year. No, this isn’t a market update from February;...

Weekly Market Update, April 10-14

Week of April 10 – 14, 2017 Equities • After more geopolitical worries, the S&P decreased by 1.11% last week. Focus remains on an increasingly fragile geopolitical climate that includes strained relations with North Korea, Russia, and Syria. The increased...

Weekly Market Update, April 3-7

Week of April 3 – 7, 2017 Equities • The S&P 500 decreased by 0.24% last week. The Fed stole the show on Wednesday after their minutes suggested they may begin winding down their balance sheet later this year. After a small drop on Wednesday, the focus...

Weekly Market Update, March 27-31

Week of March 27 – 31, 2017 Equities • The S&P 500 increased by 0.82% last week and closed the first quarter of 2017 with gains of 6.07%. The energy sector led the way higher as oil rallied back above $50. There was also a renewed hope of fall tax cuts, with...

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