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Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Markets – July 28, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary July 28, 2014 The Markets Anchors aweigh! Put thoughts of the Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly movie aside. If the Naval Academy fight song is playing in your head, tune it out. The anchors being raised here are setting adrift perceptions that government bonds are always low risk… Read More

The Markets – July 22, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary July 21, 2014   The Markets Events of the last week could have been plot elements in a Tom Clancy novel. Tragically, they were real and ratcheted geopolitical tensions higher around the globe. On Wednesday, the United States toughened sanctions against Russia. Bloomberg.com reported the new sanctions prevent… Read More

The Markets July 7, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary July 7, 2014   The Markets Happy birthday, United States of America! U.S. stock markets gave Americans plenty of reason to celebrate over the Fourth of July weekend. The Dow Jones Industrials Average earned ‘oohs’ and ‘ahhs’ from investors and pundits as it shot above 17,000 last week… Read More

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The Markets July 14, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary July 14, 2014   The Markets Germany may have clobbered Brazil in the World Cup quarterfinals last week, earning a chance to become the first European team to win the event in Latin America, but things back home in Europe weren’t quite so rosy. First, a sizeable Portuguese… Read More

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The Markets – June 30, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary June 30, 2014   The Markets Last week, the U.S. Department of Commerce delivered news that was about as welcome as a report of a great white shark sighting off a popular beach during the Fourth of July holiday. The Commerce Department’s third revision of its estimate for… Read More

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