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Jan 2021

This Week's Market Moves: January 25, 2021

Stock markets continued to grind higher, with the major indices gaining between 0.6% and 4.2% last week. Hopes for additional stimulus from the new Biden administration drove much of the gains; however, concerns about opposition in Congress tempered the market’s optimism. Here are some other ins…

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Jan 2021

Market Moves: January 19, 2021

Weaker than expected economic data and concerns about the lingering virus weighed on stock prices, with the major U.S. benchmarks closing lower last week. While the market initially cheered the prospect of more fiscal stimulus, stock prices were not able to sustain the rally in the wake of a disappo…

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Jan 2021

This Week's Market Moves: January 11, 2021

The U.S. equity markets posted solid gains in the first trading week of the new year, despite a disappointing labor market report and political unrest in Washington. Prospects of another fiscal stimulus package drove the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield decisively above the 1.0% level. Below are some…

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Dec 2020

This Week's Market Moves: December 21, 2020

Stimulus talks and the vaccine rollout continued to drive stock prices last week, with the S&P 500 Index delivering a modest weekly gain of 1.29%. Here are some other insights on the markets and economy from last week: =The major U.S. equity indices made new all-time highs, but gains faded toward…

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16

Dec 2020

Retirement Plan Trends to Watch in 2021

With the holiday season upon us and the New Year fast approaching, it is time to consider what 2021 may bring for retirement plan sponsors. We share some of the trends that we predict will be popular in the New Year.

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16

Dec 2020

Will 2021 Be the Year of Financial Wellness?

While there are some indications that 2021 may bring an explosion of employer-sponsored financial wellness programs, there are also some roadblocks to their success. Will the 2021 be the year of financial wellness programs?

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Dec 2020

This Week's Market Moves: December 14, 2020

U.S equity markets seem to be taking heed as the back-and-forth over a new stimulus package continues, leading many to believe they may have to wait until 2021. While the week saw major IPOs, investors are still weary due to surging coronavirus cases and the stalled stimulus talks. Here are some oth…

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Dec 2020

This Week's Market Moves: December 7, 2020

U.S. equity markets climbed to another new record high last week. Vaccine optimism and renewed fiscal stimulus talks drove the broad-based rally in risk assets, despite a weaker than expected labor market report. Here are some other insights on the markets and the economy from last week: Glob…

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