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Segment #1: Market Update

Segment #2: Financial Focus University

Segment #3: Financial Free For All

Segment #4 and 5: Linda Baker, Oregon Business Magazine

Segment #6: Investment of the Week

Segment #7 and 8: Financial Free For All

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Market Update 09-18-14

18 September 2014 by , No Comments

Good Jobs Number
US stocks are higher building on the Dow’s record close Wednesday after the Fed decided not to change its guidance for keeping interest rates low. (CNBC)
Last week the financial media was casting, what we thought was unwarranted, doom and gloom as the weekly jobless claims number took a small jump upward. This week [...]

Market Update 09-17-14

17 September 2014 by , No Comments

Lots of Earnings News
US stocks are little changed as we await the Fed’s updated policy statement and Fed Chairman Janet Yellen’s afternoon pres conference. (CNBC)
Once a tech icon, Sony, warned of a much-deeper-than-expected loss and said it would not pay a dividend this business year for the first time since 1958.  The company is now [...]

Market Update 09-16-14

16 September 2014 by , No Comments

Inflation in Check at Producer Level
US stocks are lower ahead of today’s start to the Fed’s two-day meeting. Investors expect a policy statement language tweak, which could signal when interest rate hikes might begin. (CNBC)
The August producer price index (PPI) is unchanged, following a 0.1% increase in July. The ex-food and energy rate increased 0.1% [...]

Market Update 09-15-14

15 September 2014 by , No Comments

Oil Continues to Decline

A new survey from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found 1 in 5 people could not make ends meet without the use of credit. Another 22% of respondents said they would have to make significant lifestyle changes if asked to live on cash only. “Many people have built a lifestyle their [...]

Market Update 09-12-14

12 September 2014 by , No Comments

Retail Sales Up … No Inflationary Pressure

August retail sales increased 0.6%.  This is a bounce back from a weak performance in July. August import and export prices were down 0.9%, showing no inflationary pressure. (Associated Press)

Darden Restaurants reported a quarterly loss of $19.3 million as same-restaurant sales fell 1.3% at its Olive Garden chain, which [...]