Month: August 2018

Does the Stock Market Suffer From Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Have you heard of season affective disorder (SAD)? It’s a real thing that many people suffer from. In fact, it’s estimated that 6 percent of the U.S. population suffers from SAD. Typically described as depression associated with the late fall

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Trump’s Tariff War: An Economic Summary 

On Friday, July 6th, 2018 new tariffs enacted by President Donald Trump went in to effect on $34 billion Chinese goods. These tariffs cover a range of goods but most importantly, include steel and aluminum. While this seems like an aggressive step by the Commander in Chief, it is anticipated there is

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IRS Stands Pat on Key Interest Rates

Interest rates are staying pat. That’s the IRS’s interest rates, not the federal interest rates. The tax agency announced rates for both tax refunds and late payments recently. And both rates will remain the same as they were in the previous quarter. 

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Are the President’s Contradictions Swaying the Stock Market?

Does it seem like the stock market has been all over the board this year? That’s because it has. So what’s behind the recent trend of big swings? There are many factors that play a role in the stock market’s

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