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Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Markets – September 22, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary September 22, 2014   The Markets About 25 years ago, Peter Jennings interrupted General Hospital to tell the nation Coca-Cola had decided to bring back its original recipe. The nation was thrilled and sales soared. The Federal Reserve’s impending rate hike is about as popular as the New… Read More

The Markets – September 15, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary September 15, 2014   The Markets If you’re familiar with fairy tales, you’ve probably encountered a story or two that involves the granting of wishes. Usually, these are cautionary tales. Well, there was some wishing going on around the globe last week and, if the wishes come true,… Read More

The Markets – September 8, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary September 8, 2014   The Markets It’s déjà vu all over again! Last year, pundits and analysts tried to discern when the Federal Reserve might begin to end quantitative easing by reading economic tea leaves. For months, bad economic news proved to be good news for stock markets…. Read More

The Markets – September 1, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary September 1, 2014   The Markets There is no substitute for mental preparedness. Just ask any professional athlete or Navy SEAL. One essential aspect of metal preparation is situational awareness – being able to identify, process, and understand what is happening around you at any given time. That’s… Read More

The Markets – August 25, 2014

AMJ Financial Wealth Management Weekly Market Commentary August 25, 2014   The Markets What do Harry S. Truman and Hindu goddesses have in common? Both were invoked to describe Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium last week. In her opening comments, Yellen confirmed the economy had improved and… Read More