Market Commentary – Second Quarter 2014

The stock market has ground haltingly upward during the 2nd quarter on diverging domestic economic reports, continued slow growth in foreign markets, and heightened tensions abroad due to numerous international conflicts. For the first 6 months, The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 1.5% and the S&P 500 Index has risen 6.1%. The fixed-income market has remained relatively unchanged with the 10-year Treasury Note yielding 2.63%…

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