Two suggestions for wallet-friendly outings this weekend! Food Festival or parade/picnic? The choice is YOURS!
Archive for May 2016
We, as people, have songs that we love that are just wrapped in memories and nostalgia. Music does that for us.
Despite a poor close to the month, the indexes listed here improved in April (with the exception of the Nasdaq) compared to their March closing values--but not by much. The Dow gained a scant 88.55 points over the month, while the S&P 500 increased less than 0.3%. On the year, only the Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq remain below their year-end values.
Bond yields increased by the close of trading for April as prices fell, presumably due to investor money moving back to equities. The price of gold (COMEX) increased by month's end, selling at $1,294.90--about $62 higher than March's end-of-month price of $1,233.00.
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Staff blogger Michelle writes about her experience performing stand-up comedy, and a lesson in perseverance.
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