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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Are We There...

 

Monday, October 18, 2021

In this week’s recap: The Fed unveils tapering plans; investor optimism rises. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions...

 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Labor Power...

 

Monday, October 11, 2021

In this week’s recap: Debt ceiling raised until December; employment numbers paint confusing picture. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge...

 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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Monday, October 4, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stalemate in the Capitol; Powell says inflation may stay longer than expected. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge...

 

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Property...

 

Monday, September 27, 2021

In this week’s recap: Financial contagion concerns and a positive word from the Fed bookend a wild week. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter:...

 

Monday, September 20, 2021

In this week’s recap: Despite signs of a good economy, stocks have a lackluster week. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment...

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week! Temperature...

 

Monday, September 13, 2021

In this week’s recap: Delta variant continues to concern the markets; labor market shows positive signs. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter:...

 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Keep Your Win...

 

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks mixed as U.S. copes with economic data and Delta variant. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment...

 

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week! Help Wanted...

 

Monday, August 30, 2021

In this week’s recap: Federal Reserve says tapering likely in 2021, but no interest rate hikes for now. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge...

 

Monday, August 23, 2021

In this week’s recap: A Fed taper may loom; economic data mixed. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Weekly Economic...

 

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

In this week’s recap: Passage of infrastructure bill in Senate boosts DJIA and S&P; Nasdaq stays flat. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge...

 

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Slower, But...

 

Monday, August 9, 2021

In this week’s recap: Despite Delta variant fears, stocks rise on strong jobs, strong earnings reports. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge...

 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week! It's Been A...

 

Monday, August 2, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks open week on big highs, but end with small losses due to Delta concerns and a lower GDP. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on...

 

Friday, July 30, 2021

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Robust Housing...

 

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the week! Stock Bulls...

 

Monday, July 26, 2021

In this week’s recap: Markets overcome reaction to latest Delta variant news. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions...

 

Monday, July 19, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks retreat as inflation advances. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Weekly Economic Update...

 

Monday, July 12, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks edge higher in short week. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Weekly Economic Update...

 

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Firework...

 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

In this week’s recap: Employment reports and consumer confidence are up; stock market replies favorably. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter:...

 

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week A Longer-Term...

 

Monday, June 28, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks reach all-time highs and the housing market showed significant improvement. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter:...

 

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week The Plot...

 

Monday, June 21, 2021

In this week’s recap: The Fed signals interest rate hikes. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Weekly Economic Update Presented by «RepresentativeName», June 21, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET New messaging...

 

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Positioning...

 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Guide to Retirement with Edge Investment Solutions & J.P. Morgan JOIN US VIRTUALLY! June 17th @ 5:30 CST Joel Hanson (Edge Investment Solutions) & Dan Holtkamp (J.P. Morgan) You are invited to join us for a dynamic discussion on...

 

Monday, June 14, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks kept cool, even as inflation came in hot. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Weekly...

 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Labor Market...

 

Monday, June 7, 2021

In this week’s recap: Positive labor numbers lead stocks to a modest gain. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Weekly...

 

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

In this week’s recap: Upbeat feelings boost the stock market, with America reopening ahead of Memorial Day. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter:...

 

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Ex-US Equities on Sale EQUITIES Global equities are trading...

 

Monday, May 24, 2021

In this week’s recap: Inflation concerns continue as the Fed weighs scaling back of bond purchases. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, May 24, 2021 Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on...

 

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Inflation...

 

Monday, May 17, 2021

In this week’s recap: As consumer prices take a big step up, stocks take a step in the other direction. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, May 17, 2021 Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on...

 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Labor Slump...

 

Monday, May 10, 2021

In this week’s recap: Mixed market results as labor numbers cope with uncertainty. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, May 10, 2021 Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge...

 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Earnings...

 

Monday, May 3, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks struggle to find their way amid several noteworthy earnings reports from corporations. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, May 3, 2021 Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions...

 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Growth Spurt...

 

Monday, April 26, 2021

In this week’s recap: Mixed signals lead to a choppy week. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, April 26. 2021 Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow...

 

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Making a 2020 Roth IRA Contribution The IRS has delayed the deadline for filing federal income taxes until May 17, 2021. This also extends the deadline for making a 2020 Roth IRA contribution. A Roth IRA offers the promise of tax-free...

 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Go with the Flow...

 

Monday, April 19, 2021

In this week’s recap: Good indicators for earnings season and other economic data lead to record highs for stocks. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, April 19, 2021 Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions...

 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Inflation...

 

Monday, April 12, 2021

In this week’s recap: Tech stocks and strong indicators lead a week of economic advancement. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment...

 

Friday, April 9, 2021

Seeking balance: Investing in 2021 and beyond Join us virtually! April 15 @ 5:30 CST Joel Hanson (Edge Investment Solutions) & Jeff Olson (American Funds) Navigating the road to recovery As the world recovers from the COVID-19...

 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Good news for retirement savers! There is more time to make your 2020 IRA contribution. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions...

 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

A Message From Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Chart of the Week Inflation Watch INFLATION Since April lockdowns, inflation has been more pronounced within a subset of goods such as used cars, sporting goods, and electronics,...

 

Monday, March 29, 2021

In this week’s recap: Weakness in tech and high-growth stocks leads to a rocky week; Yellen and Powell signal optimism. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us...

 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

A Message From Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Connect the...

 

Monday, March 22, 2021

In this week’s recap: A week of ups and downs leaves modest losses at week’s end. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, March 22, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Rising bond yields and improving economic conditions...

 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

A Message From Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Twitter: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Pent-Up...

 

Monday, March 15, 2021

In this week’s recap: The White House signs COVID-19 fiscal relief bill into law; the economy reacted positively. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, March 15, 2021 Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions...

 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Joel Hanson: Quarterly Market/ Economy Update with Goldman Sachs! March 18th, 2021 Join us Virtually March 18th @ 5:30 CST Joel Hanson (Edge Investment Solutions) & Robert Keiser (Goldman Sachs...

 

Monday, March 8, 2021

In this week’s recap: Stocks have a mixed reaction to rising bond yields and increasing inflation. Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Weekly Economic Update...

 

Friday, March 5, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Retirement Account Alphabet Soup For an area as highly regulated as IRAs and company plans, it’s not surprising that there’s a ton of abbreviated terms to keep track...

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A Message From Edge Investment Solutions Damon Walker: Follow us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Chart of the Week Speed Matters EQUITIES With rising US Treasury yields, many...

 

Monday, March 1, 2021

In this week’s recap: Rising bond yields deliver a blow to stocks; Fed Chair affirms commitment to current money policy. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, March 1, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks dropped amid...

 

Friday, February 26, 2021

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Follow Us on Facebook: Edge Investment Solutions Follow Us on Instagram: Edge Investment Solutions Have you contributed to a Roth IRA for 2020? If you have not, you still have...

 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

A Message From Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Chart of the Week Housing Comeback HOUSING In 2020, US mortgage originations approached the 2003 peak as mortgage rates fell to record low levels. While the volume of...

 

Monday, February 22, 2021

In this week’s recap: Accommodative Fed policies lead to inflation concerns. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, February 22, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Rising bond yields dampened investor enthusiasm for...

 

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Chart of the Week The Velocity of Money INFLATION In the US, inflation has remained muted even as M2 money supply – which broadly consists of cash and short-term deposits...

 

Monday, February 15, 2021

In this week’s recap: Vaccinations and declining case numbers result in economic optimism; Fed Chair says no change for now. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, February 15, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock prices...

 

Monday, February 8, 2021

In this week’s recap: The markets went back to basics this week, showing optimism for positive COVID-19 news. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, February 8, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks notched strong gains...

 

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Chart of the Week Potential Signs of Progress VACCINE Early data shows promising signs of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy in long term care facilities (LTCF), with cases declining more...

 

Monday, February 1, 2021

In this week’s recap: After setting new highs, market rattled by unexpected trading phenomenon. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, February 1, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Despite strong corporate earnings, stock...

 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Chart of the Week! Chart of the Week: Room to Rally Historical Probability of S&P 500 1-Year Total Return During US Economic Expansion (%) EQUITIES The S&P 500 has recovered 70%+...

 

Monday, January 25, 2021

In this week’s recap: A streak of optimism on fiscal stimulus and vaccines boosts the markets; Yellen tells Congress to “act big.” Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, January 25, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL...

 

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

In this week’s recap: Despite continued COVID-19 woes and unrest in Washington D.C., the stock market starts 2021 on a high. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, January 11, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Shrugging off...

 

Monday, January 4, 2021

In this week’s recap: Happy New Year! Stocks hit record highs and have varied reactions on stimulus checks and another potential vaccine. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, January 4, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET...

 

Thursday, December 31, 2020

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: 3 retirement assumptions that could leave you broke If you're misguided on the road to retirement, you'll likely wind up cash-strapped during it In the course of your retirement...

 

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Who’s ready for big Social Security changes in 2021? The pocketbooks of working Americans and retirees could be directly affected by these changes The New Year may bring...

 

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

In this week’s recap: A rollout for a COVID-19 vaccine led to a positive reaction from the markets; stimulus talks continue. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, December 22, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks...

 

Monday, December 21, 2020

A message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Chart of the Week I Get Knocked Down, But I Get Up Again Equity While the US equity market saw a sharp decline in March this year, the chart shows that historically, even strong...

 

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker: Chart of the Week Rising Tide Floats All Boats Equity The 2020 pandemic has disproportionally hurt company earnings in cyclically-oriented sectors, but the global growth recovery...

 

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

In this week’s recap: Rising number of COVID-19 cases and no progress on a stimulus bill lead to a bumpy week on Wall Street; U.K. anticipates “No-Deal” for Brexit. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker,...

 

Monday, December 7, 2020

In this week’s recap: Promising signs of a fiscal stimulus package inspire an upward week for stocks; retailers’ extended “Black Friday” sales produce mixed results. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon...

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

In this week’s recap: Dow Jones Industrial Average hits 30,000 milestone in response to promising vaccine news and lessening political uncertainty; former Fed chair Janet Yellen nominated as Secretary of the Treasury. Weekly...

 

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

In this week’s recap: New COVID-19 infections drive market anxieties, despite anticipated vaccines; Fed Chair Powell warns that continued infections may limit economic activity for months. Weekly Economic Update Presented by...

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In this week’s recap: A COVID-19 vaccine spurs a stock market rally, even as more cases are reported and some areas renew lockdowns. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, November 17, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET News...

 

Monday, November 9, 2020

In this week’s recap: Markets react positively to the election, seeing promise in a divided government; unemployment rate falls. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, November 9, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks...

 

Monday, October 26, 2020

In this week’s recap: Stocks lagged after another week with no fiscal stimulus; the labor market seemed to improve despite a rise in COVID-19 cases. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, October 26, 2020 THE WEEK ON...

 

Monday, October 19, 2020

In this week’s recap: A difficult week for stocks, reacting to delayed stimulus, little good news on COVID-19 treatment, and jobless claims. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker October 19, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL...

 

Monday, October 12, 2020

In this week’s recap: Stocks soar, despite mixed messages on fiscal stimulus. Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, October 12, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks staged a powerful rally last week, riding a wave of...

 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Chart of the Week Into the Horizon Source: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research and GSAM. As of July 31, 2020. ECONOMY (GDP) The summer rally was fueled by investors’ hopes of swift COVID-19 containment and economic recovery...

 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

In this week’s recap: Stocks reached new highs, erasing steep losses from February and March.Weekly Economic Update Presented by Damon Walker, August 24, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREETStocks powered to another week of gains as the...

 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

A Message from Edge Investment Solution's Damon Walker:US home sales spike unprecedented 24.7% July Back-to-back increases have helped stabilize the home-buying market, which all but froze early this spring when the viral pandemic...