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Skipping Around: Of Jobs, Oil and Markets

Today, we’ll take a look at how jobs, oil and market volatility are playing a role in the market environment. A Solid Jobs Report:  But You Can’t Please Everyone Last week’s job number took many by surprise.  What a great report it was, 321K jobs created based on the latest survey, previous reports revised upward.  […]

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Market Re-Cap

Stocks closed lower today with lingering concerns over Europe. Major retailers revealed disappointing sales results for April. Roughly seven stocks fell for every three that gained on the NYSE where 3.9 billion shares changed hands. DJIA 13,207 Down 62 Nasdaq 3,024 Down 36 S & P 500 1,392 Down 11 CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) 17.56 […]