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July 13, 2017

Monthly market insights for June 2017

By Kevin Theissen

U.S. Markets

The markets closed mixed for the month as investors grappled with oil prices, a volatile technology sector and news from central bankers.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.62 percent while the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index added 0.48 percent….

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June 14, 2017

Monthly market insights for May 2017

By Kevin Theissen

U.S. markets

Shaking off political turbulence in Washington, stocks climbed higher in May amid the strongest corporate earnings growth in years.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 0.33 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index gained 1.16 percent and the NASDAQ…

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April 12, 2017

Monthly market insights

By Kevin Theissen

The U.S Market

The bull market celebrated its eighth anniversary in March, but stock prices were mixed for the month.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.7 percent, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index ended essentially flat. The NASDAQ Composite rose 1.48…

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March 1, 2017

Monthly market insights tallies as 2017 begins

By Kevin Theissen

Major market indices reached new historical highs in January, highlighted by the Dow Jones Industrial Average breaking the 20,000 milestone.

However, political issues, along with a succession of disappointing earnings reports, trimmed gains in the final days of trading.

For the month,…

INSIGHTS from competitor, coach Chelsea Marshall
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

INSIGHTS from competitor, coach Chelsea Marshall

By Karen D. Lorentz Olympian Chelsea Marshall is a Pittsfield, Vt., native who learned to ski at Killington at an early age thanks to her parents being ski instructors. That helps explain her love for skiing, but when it comes to competition, Marshall attributes her…