US Stocks ended last week lower but had the best performing quarter since the 4th quarter of 2013, with the S&P 500 gaining 7% in the 3rd quarter.
Geopolitical events and the start of earnings season will drive trading in the week ahead. Italy's anti-establishment government significantly widened its budget deficit for the next year, a move the will certainly anger the European Union.
American Homeowners now have a record $6 Trillion in equity in their homes, a figure boosted by surging home prices and a trend of people staying in their homes longer. That $6 Trillion number is 21% higher than the pre-financial crisis peak in 2006.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill yesterday mandating that all publicly traded companies with headquarters in California must have at least one woman on their board of directors by the end of the year.
With Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management I'm Tyler Simones