The 7 Biggest Money Stories of 2017

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The 7 Biggest Money Stories of 2017

Dec 21, 2017
It's always interesting to look back at the year that was. Here is my list of the seven stories of 2017 with the greatest impact on personal finance.

--The stock market rally. The post-election rally continued throughout 2017. Early in the year, investors bought on the hope of potential infrastructure spending, tax cuts and a reduction of regulations across a wide swath of industries. What many had not priced in was a surge in global growth, which propelled corporate profits. The rising market was a fairly consistent and quiet one, without the usual gyrations on the up or downside.
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Chicago Tribune
By Senior CFP Board Ambassador Jill Schlesinger, CFP®
December 21, 2017

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