Will Trade War Lead to More Market Volatility?

On July 26, 2019, the S&P 500 peaked—but it has since dropped by almost 6 percent (as of August 3). To be sure, such a large and fast drop has rattled investors. So, what’s behind this sudden pullback—and is it likely to continue?

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Market Update for the Quarter Ending June 30, 2018

Volatile June for markets

June proved volatile, with earlier gains offset by later losses. The S&P 500 rose 0.62 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.98 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average bucked the trend, declining 0.49 percent. For the quarter, the S&P 500 was up 3.43 percent, the Dow gained 1.26 percent, and the Nasdaq rose 6.61 percent.

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Women to Watch: Help us find the next generation of female leaders

Nominations are open, and your participation can play into the bigger picture of advancing our industry

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Michael Manning Recognized as a Leading Financial Advisor by Commonwealth Financial Network®

Michael Manning, an independent financial advisor affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network® and President of Manning Wealth Management, Inc in San Diego, CA, has achieved Commonwealth Leaders status for 2017. This distinction recognizes success based on a ranking of annual production among Commonwealth’s network of 1,710 financial advisors. Commonwealth is the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA and the broker/dealer of choice for Michael Manning.

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Manning Wealth Management Advisors Attends National Educational Conference for Financial Advisors

Michael Manning, Mike Privett, Jane Braun, Bill Corder and Vance Barse, recently attended a national educational conference for independent financial advisors. Hosted by Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, the event drew 1,750 affiliated advisors, staff, guests, and sponsors from across the nation. Participants gathered in Austin, Texas, November 3–6, 2016, where they connected and collaborated with peers, colleagues, and industry partners to strengthen their leadership skills and enhance the high-end service that they provide to clients. 

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