Tag Archives: 2017

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INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT December 1, 2017 I. Equity Markets A. Earnings, Economic Growth, Governor Powell, and Tax Reform. Common stocks continued their push higher last month fueled by the ongoing rebound in earnings, growing signs of synchronized global growth, the nomination of Jerome Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, and hopes that […]

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INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT November 1, 2017 I. Equity Markets A. Investors Continue to Focus on the Fundamentals. Investors were primarily focused on three things last month, with the major market measures advancing again and finishing the month within a whisker of new closing highs, except for the NASDAQ Composite which hit a new record high. […]

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INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT October 2, 2017 I.   Equity Markets A.  Investors Continue to Focus on the Fundamentals. Once again, investors focused on the solid underlying fundamentals for common stocks last month and looked past a couple natural disasters, serious geopolitical events, and the latest political developments.  Consider that during September investors largely ignored hurricanes Harvey and […]

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INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT September 1, 2017 I.   Equity Markets A.  Common Stocks Little Changed During August. Unfortunately, the dysfunction in Washington, and in particular in the White House, rose to the forefront again during August.  President Trump’s reaction to the events in Charlottesville on August 12 appears to have been a turning point for the Trump […]

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INVESTMENT STRATEGY STATEMENT May 1, 2017 I. Equity Markets A. Geopolitical Worries versus Healthy Earnings. Investors turned their attention last month to tomahawk missiles, a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group heading for the Korean peninsula, diplomatic wrangling with Russia, and trade negotiations with China centered on moderating the North Korean risk. Closer to home, the […]

10 Tips for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

It’s graduation season, which means it’s also job interview season. If the thought of selling your value to a company makes you want to crawl under your sheets and quiver, this article is for you. Even if you have confidence, but find yourself striking out again and again during your interviews, you’ll find some value […]

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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 […]

Connect with Central Florida SCORE

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.