AMS Newsletter – July 2012 – Higher Markets

Welcome to the July 2012 edition of our newsletter.

This month we saw another choppy market as market participants continue to sort out the news as it comes: more bad news out of Europe, then a possible solution, then some negative comments, then an agreement. Coming more to the forefront this month was improving earnings reports […]

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AMS Newsletter – June 2012 – Choppy Markets

Welcome to the Asset Management Newsletter, July 2012 edition.

“Asset Management Strategies, Inc., was recently
recognized as one of the top wealth managers again
in 2011 by Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.”
This month we saw another choppy market as market participants continue to sort out the news as it comes: more bad news out of Europe, then a possible solution, […]

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AMS Newsletter – May 2012

Welcome to the Asset Management Newsletter, June 2012 edition.

This month, like most months, was very typical in its unpredictability. At the beginning of June, Europe once again became the focal issue and things looked pretty bleak, plus our economic indicators continued to show weakness; and yet, the market was up over 4% for the month. […]

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AMS Newsletter – April 2012 – Equity Markets

In April 2012, we saw significant sell off in all the equity markets. The S&P was down about 6% for the month nearly erasing all the gains that we had seen earlier this year. The international market was even worse, down over 11% just for the month of May. The focus again returned to Europe […]

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AMS Newsletter – March 2012

 

In March 2012, we finally saw the market pull back a little after three straight positive months to start the year. Our broad stock market was down about ½% for the month. Small caps and internationals were down a little bit more between 1 ½ and 2%. The market did rebound the last week of […]

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AMS Newsletter – February 2012

The US stock market continued its climb adding just over three percent to the S&P for the month. International equities were pretty much flat for the month.

I’ve attached an article to the newsletter from the National Review titled – We’re Already Europe

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AMS Newsletter – January 2012

In this month the market continued to improve with the S&P500 up 4.5% this month and the S&P500 up 9% for the year. We remain fully invested on the equity side.

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AMS Newsletter – January 2012

2012 is off to good start. We had a great January this year, the best January in the stock market in 15 years. Most of the economic reports seemed to be doing well, though the economy may be improving slower than most would like. This could be a reason why volume has been fairly […]

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AMS Newsletter – December 2011

The markets in December 2011 were dominated by European news, but we still saw good news on jobless claims and consumer confidence. 2011 has been the year of worry, but there reasons to stay optimistic for 2012.

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AMS Newsletter – November 2011

November was pretty much a flat month from beginning to the end of the month but there sure was plenty of drama in between. A lot of the volatility that came for the month came out of the news from Europe and there were also some economic indicators that recorded during the month that caused some gyrations as well.

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