Understanding the Relationship Between Stocks and Interest Rates: It’s Complicated!

Meghan Shue |
Investment Management
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As with hard sciences like physics or chemistry, finance has commonly held “principles” somewhat akin to laws that help govern how investors value assets. The difference is that finance is not a hard science but, like economics, more of a social science that relies on human behavior and psychology. As a result, even the most widely accepted tenets deserve to be examined and turned on their heads at times to evaluate under what circumstances they actually hold up.

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Stock Market Closes to Honor 41st President

Tony Roth |
Wilmington Wire
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The Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank family joins the nation in mourning the loss of the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush.President Bush guided the nation through a period of sweeping global change—and is most notably remembered for bringing a peaceful end to the Cold War, marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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