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7am Saturday

November 9, 2019

Good morning! What a week!! New highs in the stock market and an opportunity to watch my daughter’s volleyball team play for a State Championship. 🤩


📈 U.S. stocks hit fresh records…again! – The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and NASDAQ Composite all closed at new all-time highs on Friday! This is the 5th consecutive weekly gain for US stocks!

2019 YTD % Gains for US Stock Market Indices

Weekend Reading

🔖 The Everyday Advisor – Last week I announced the launch of Jessica Hinks’ new blog: The Everyday Advisor. Jess is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and she also happens to be an Associate Wealth Advisor on our team at Hixon Zuercher Capital Management. She is writing some great articles and will continue to publish one new post every week. Here’s what she’s written so far:

Volleyball Update

🏐 A shot at a State Championship – What a week it has been for The Liberty-Benton Eagles Volleyball team! Last Saturday afternoon they beat #1 Ottawa-Glandorf in three sets at the Regional Finals earning a spot in the Final Four at the State Tournament.

On Thursday, they beat Cincinnatti Hill Christian Academy in 3 sets: 25-11, 25-22, and 27-25. They’ve had #OneGoal all year: a State Championship. Today at 11am they will matchup against Independence for a shot at the Ohio Division 3 State Title!

It will be a historic day for L-B sports fans with 2 teams playing for State Championships:

  • 11am – Dayton – State Championship for Volleyball (vs. Independence)
  • 4 pm – Columbus – State Championhip for Girls Soccer (vs. Cincinnati Country Day)
  • 7 pm – Pemberville – State Playoff game for Football (vs. Eastwood)

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Make it a great day,


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