Market Update for the Month Ending October 31, 2017

The PKA Team By | On November 8, 2017

Treats, not tricks, for markets Better-than-expected economic data in the U.S. and positive corporate earnings news lifted the major market indices in October. The S&P 500 Index returned 2.33 percent, the Nasdaq Composite popped 3.61 percent, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 4.44 percent. Performance was driven by improving fundamentals. According to FactSet, as […]

Investor360°® Mobile App Now Available

Mike Mallak By | On November 30, 2015

There’s now an even better way for you to stay up to date with your accounts while on the go: a new Investor360°® mobile app for smartphones and tablets. The app puts an executive summary of your accounts right in the palm of your hand, so you can check: Account and cash balances Cash balance […]

Funding College Education

Mark Kutzke By | On April 23, 2015

College costs today have skyrocketed from what they were for many previous generations.  Costs of state schools today can run easily over $20,000 each year. Private colleges and universities usually far exceed that.  The questions that many of the people that we meet with have are: “How can I afford to send my children to […]

Month-End Market Update (August 2014)

Bryan Pratt By | On September 9, 2014

U.S. markets shoot higher August was another very strong month for U.S. stock markets. The S&P 500 Index closed the month up 4 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 3.6 percent, and the Nasdaq up 4.82 percent. Fundamentals continued to strengthen. With 99 percent of companies reporting by the end of August, per FactSet, […]

Weekly Commentary from Bob Doll

Dan Kutzke By | On August 26, 2014

Periodically, I will provide a link in this space to someone who we have utmost respect and is delivering a good message, at the appropriate time. Today’s link is to Robert C. Doll CFA, Chief Equity Strategist, Senior Portfolio Manager with Nuveen Asset Management, who writes a weekly commentary on the markets.  This week, his […]