News & Notes
Ted Oakley speaks for two minutes to business owners and investors to not let recent success distract them from making prudent decisions for what comes next
Stock and bond markets both enjoyed favorable results during the third quarter of this year as the bull market that started in March 2009 has now extended into its ninth year. Popular stock market averages moved higher, and bond yields (which move opposite to prices) moved somewhat lower during the past three months. This all occurred in the face of mounting problems abroad and domestically. Despite numerous uncertainties, the major stock market barometers ended the quarter near all-time highs.