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2015 State of the Economy Presentation

By Samantha Masey | February 25, 2015

Each year the team at Bouchey Financial Group present the State of the Economy giving Steve, Marty and Ryan a chance to come face to face with and educate their clients. In the past two weeks we held two dinners, one in Troy and the other in Saratoga and had over 200 clients attend. An informed…

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Dear Elected Officials in Washington….JUST DO YOUR JOB PLEASE

By drawpub | December 21, 2012

After the latest turn of events in Washington, I thought it was time to try and make sense out of the mess our country is in. A Blog is a forum to share ones opinion, and let me start off by saying I am not registered in any political party, I’m considered a blank at…

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Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012

By drawpub | January 3, 2012

Happy New Year!!! I have been helping clients manage their wealth for more than 21 years and I can’t remember a year that was as crazy as 2011 was. With that being said, let me start out by saying goodbye 2011 and HELLO 2012.  Since 1926, the S&P 500 index has returned 11% during an…

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Market Update

By drawpub | November 22, 2011

Because of all the recent headlines, I wanted to share some mid-quarter observations which may be stirring up unwanted emotions. First of all, the US and global economic outlook has deteriorated since my last letter, and I believe there’s a lot of bad news built into stock markets. This isn’t the first time investors have…

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Another Wild Day on Wall Street…Do I Sell, Hold or Buy?

By drawpub | August 18, 2011

Why is it that when Europe sneezes the rest of the world catches a cold? The simplest answer is every country is interconnected one way or another in this global economy. There was a day when international stocks had a low correlation to US stocks…but now it seems as though when one country has bad…

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Second Qtr 2011

By drawpub | July 18, 2011

I hope you are enjoying these lazy hazy days of summer….it is flying by too fast. As I write this, there is still no decision on the Debt Limit and Corporate earnings season is just getting underway. What’s not happening too fast is how our elected official(s) in Washington are dealing with the Debt Limit…

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6 Down Weeks in a Row

By drawpub | June 13, 2011

I feel that the markets are taking a breather here and am hopeful that the stock market will be higher at the end of the year. It’s not unusual that the economy has slowed after the flooding in the Midwest, the Japanese earthquake, tension in the Middle East and rising oil prices. On top of…