Halloween is here and while the market might be hooked on its own, stimulus induced “sugar high”, it’s nothing compared to what kids will experience this weekend. As controversial as candy can be – yes, I love Candy Corn, sue me! – we thought it would be fun to take a deep-dive into the multi-billion dollar candy industry fueling children across the country towards a face-painted, dressed-up, hyperactive evening.
A Look Back: Stocks Surge on Improving Economic Data U.S. equities staged a significant comeback during the fourth quarter with the S&P 500 Index gaining 11.8%. This performance followed a dismal third quarter that saw major indices around the world fall double digits due to worries about the global economy, the possibility of a double
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