INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT April 3, 2017 I. Equity Markets A. Failure of Health Care Bill Pushes Stocks A Touch Lower. The S&P 500 declined a modest -2.3% from March 1 to March 27 as skepticism grew over whether or not the White House will be able to push through promised fiscal stimulus and tax cuts […]
Marriage is a beautiful thing. It kind of feels like beautiful things should be free, but it seems that society at large has somehow missed that memo. Do you know where that leaves you? Paying a lot of money for something you’ve been wanting your whole life. That puts you in a bind: do you […]
In America, St. Patrick’s Day is often celebrated by default. We wear green, we pinch people who don’t, and we don’t really know why we’re doing it. In fact, it’s fair to ask: what are we doing celebrating another country’s saint anyway? But the history of the day is actually rich, and we would do […]
The week of the NCAA basketball tournament is finally upon us, and you’re probably scrambling to fill out a bracket superior to your peers. Don’t worry: we want to see your bracket demolish Dave from Accounting, too. His gloating about picking Villanova last year has gone far enough, am I right? First, you’ll need to […]
That sweet, hopeful scent is in the Florida air again, which can only mean two things: You might want to give up showering for a while, since you’re going to be assaulted with pollen no matter what. Spring training baseball is here. For those who don’t know, MLB teams are divided into two separate leagues […]
INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT March 1, 2017 I. Equity Markets A. Better Growth, Rebounding Earnings, and Trumpian Hope Lift Common Stock Prices. After posting moderate increases during January, common stock prices posted further gains during February, boosted by signs of an improving economic backdrop, a continued rebound in operating earnings, and hope that better times are […]
CenterState Bank is now a proud sponsor of Central Florida Score. A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. Bretta Christakos, Assistant Branch Manager in our Lakeland Branch received an appreciation plaque while attending a meeting to help spread the work about SCORE.
CenterState Bank in Key Largo and CenterState Bank Tavernier was proud to sponsor the annual Fish Fry Fundraiser that Key Largo School puts on each year to help send their middle school students on the KLS Safety Patrol to Washington DC in May.
We’d like to give a big Congratulations to Tammy Roncaglione, SVP/Community/Market President of St Lucie County! Last week she was installed to the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (EDC) Board of Directors! “We have an exceptional Board of Directors now in place, who not only share a unified vision for this community, but […]
CenterState Bank in Martin County is proud to partner with the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast for their Paws & Claws 2017, ‘Paws to Celebrate’ Gala Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Willoughby Golf Club. We all had such a great night of Dancing, Dining, and Delighting our senses all to help the animals.