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Market Beat: Third quarter in review

October 10, 2019

Stocks continued with their yearly gains in the third quarter, but at a slower pace. At the end of the third quarter on Sept. 30, the S&P 500 was up 18.74% year to date and...





Market Beat: Preferred stocks for income

September 30, 2019

Preferred stocks can be a good way for income oriented investors to obtain cash flow in addition to bonds and dividend paying common stocks. Preferred shares currently pay a pretty good yield in this low...




Market Beat: Calculating investment returns

September 23, 2019

It’s important to know what kind of return you can expect from your investments and how to determine the return that you are getting. Investment returns are calculated in a variety of ways, so understanding...



Market Beat: The momentum style of investing

September 9, 2019

There are different styles of investing. Growth and value are two of the main styles. Value investors seek out stocks that are trading at low valuations using metrics like the PE, or price to earnings...


Tahoe Pitch Showcase to host area entrepreneurs

September 4, 2019

Local entrepreneurs will get the chance to pitch their ideas and compete for a cash prize at the third annual Tahoe Pitch Showcase hosted by Tahoe Silicon Mountain and the Sierra Business Council. Similar to...


Market Beat: About that inverted yield curve

August 30, 2019

Recently, the yield curve has inverted several times. Sometimes, an inverted yield can be a signal that a recession is coming. Usually, the inverted yield curve is an early predictor of an approaching economic downturn....





Market Beat: Second-quarter earnings update

August 22, 2019

Earnings reporting for the second quarter of this year is just about over with. To date over 90% of S&P 500 companies have reported their earnings and the results have been a little better than...




Tahoe City Lodge set to break ground Aug. 21

August 15, 2019

TAHOE CITY —Demolition of the Henrikson building in Tahoe City will begin Aug. 21 with a community-centric groundbreaking ceremony from 6-8 p.m. to mark the start of construction of Tahoe City Lodge. According to a...