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2012 1st Quarter Commentary

April 19, 2012  |   Insight,News & Press   |     |   0 Comment

Overview

The following are some significant events that occurred in the 1st quarter:

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008.
The S&P 500 also had its highest close since 2008; in fact, it had its best first quarter since 1998.
Parliaments in Germany and Finland approved the second bailout package for Greece.
The ECB's (European Central Bank) 3 year Long-Term Refinancing Operation (LTRO) was initiated and served ...