Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on June 25th, 2018
Stocks stumbled across the globe last week as trade tensions continued to escalate. Despite rebounding somewhat on Friday, the S&P 500 experienced its first weekly loss in a month, and the Dow posted its worst week since March. The S&P 500 dropped 0.89% and the Dow lost 2.03%. International Stocks gave back 0.98%, while U.S.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on May 29th, 2018
Geopolitical uncertainty affected stocks last week, as the historic summit between the U.S. and North Korea began to look less likely. On Thursday, May 24, President Trump announced that the summit was off, and stocks stumbled in reaction. The next day, Trump said the meeting might still occur next month, leaving investors questioning the eventual outcome.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on April 16th, 2018
Heightened global market volatility continued last week. Stocks slid on Friday, April 13, but still held on to gains for the week. The S&P 500 increased 1.99% and the Dow added 1.79%. International Stocks also rose, gaining 1.45%.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on March 27th, 2018
Markets experienced significant declines last week. The S&P 500 lost 5.95% and the Dow dropped 5.66%. With these losses, all major domestic indexes had their worst weekly performance in more than 2 years. International Stocks also declined, giving back 2.64%.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on February 24th, 2018
Last week, the Presidents' Day holiday meant markets were only open for 4 trading days, and during that time, we received comparatively few economic reports. Nonetheless, major domestic stock indexes showed considerable volatility and posted losses for 3 straight days. By Friday, however, stocks rebounded and ended the week in positive territory.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on January 30th, 2018
U.S. stocks had an impressive week yet again, as each of the domestic indexes reached record highs and gained at least 2%. The S&P 500 added 2.23%, and the Dow increased 2.09%. International stocks joined the growth, adding 1.49%.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on November 14th, 2017
Happy Thanksgiving from our team at RiverTree Advisors! We want to take a moment to thank you for being a part of our family. We sincerely appreciate the trust you place in our firm, and we take our responsibility to you and your family very seriously.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on October 13th, 2017
If you watch the news, it can seem like the world is falling apart. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, North Korea nuclear threat, refugee crisis, political wrangling. These are just a few of the recent events that have many of us worried about the world we live in.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on September 14th, 2017
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If you have a credit report (and most of us do), there's a good chance that you were one of the estimated 143 million Americans affected by the recent data breach at Equifax, one of the three largest American credit agencies. If you have been affected, it's important to be proactive to protect your credit and identity now.
Submitted by RiverTree Advisors, LLC on August 2nd, 2017
You may have heard in the news that on June 9th, the Department of Labor issued new rules, which are expected to significantly impact how people save for retirement. The main goal of the DOL’s ruling is to protect investors from biased retirement advice.