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Week In Review 11 8 19
  • November 11, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, November 8, 2019 Recap & Commentary Markets ended the week higher, driven by improved sentiment regarding trade talks between…

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  • November 4, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, November 1, 2019 Recap & Commentary Equity markets ended the week higher thanks to a Fed rate cut, positive…

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  • October 28, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, October 25, 2019 Recap & Commentary Markets ended a busy week higher, with the S&P 500 closing 0.1% from…

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Week in Review 10 18 2019
  • October 21, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, October 18, 2019 Recap & Commentary Markets ended higher thanks in part to a good start to earnings season…

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  • October 14, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, October 11, 2019 Recap & Commentary Stocks snapped their three-week losing streak to end higher, thanks to positive developments…

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Week In Review 10 4 2019
  • October 7, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, October 4, 2019 Recap & Commentary Markets ended the week lower, pressured by disappointing U.S. manufacturing and services sectors…

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Week in Review 9 27 2019
  • September 30, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, September 27, 2019 Recap & Commentary Stocks fell during a week that was largely dominated by political headlines. On…

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  • September 25, 2019

First Western Trust Recognized as One of Colorado’s Most Community-Minded Companies First Western Trust has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 Colorado by…

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  • September 23, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, September 20th, 2019 Recap & Commentary Equity markets fell slightly during a week that seemingly lacked direction or conviction.…

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  • September 16, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, September 13, 2019 Recap & Commentary Markets drifted higher over the course of the week, supported by improved sentiment…

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Week in Review 9 6 2019
  • September 9, 2019

Week in Review Week Ending: Friday, September 6, 2019 Recap & Commentary Markets shook off weak U.S. manufacturing and employment data, to end the holiday-shortened…

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