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Markets and investing

 

Weekly market update | 11.12.18

The stock market rebounded post-election, helped by superb earnings growth. Near-term concerns include somewhat softer global economic data and the market’s uncertainty about the pace of Fed rate hikes.

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What is a diversified portfolio?

Having tools in your portfolio that “zig” while others “zag” can help minimize the impact of market volatility.

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How to determine risk tolerance

Time horizon and emotional response are key factors in an individual’s risk tolerance.

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  • U.S. Treasury bond yields surge

    U.S. Treasury bond yields rise on strong data and increasing market expectations for additional Federal Reserve rate increases.

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  • Federal Reserve rate increase

    The recent Federal Reserve rate increased, with another hike likely in December. In this paper, we break down what this could mean for the markets.

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  • Economic news: Q4 2018

    Your source for details about market performance and economic news during each quarter of the year and what to expect in future months. This quarter: U.S. midterm elections, trade policy and central bank activity are key focal points that may shape investing.

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  • U.S. stocks join global market sell-off

    Rising U.S. interest rates have received much of the blame for why the S&P 500 experienced its worst daily decline since early February. Read what else is likely contributing to recent market movements.

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Financial life

 

Taxes in retirement

Don’t overlook the impact of taxes as you plot out your retirement income strategy.

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How to pay for college

With the significant cost associated with higher education, you need to take advantage of opportunities to save in advance.

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Tax deductions on charitable donations

There are many ways to “share the wealth,” but careful planning can make a difference.

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Women and wealth

 

Valuable financial advice for women

U.S. Bank is actively increasing its focus on providing financial advice to women interested investing. We are listening to female investors, providing personalized offerings and working to help women achieve their goals.

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Teaching kids about money

Three ways you can help your children feel empowered to manage their money.

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Women, wealth and retirement: The financial landscape

It’s important for women to have a clear understanding of the challenges ahead as they plan for retirement.

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