Sell in May?

Google has invested $10.5 billion building data centers across the country since 2006. Google opened its third data center in The Dalles, Oregon in February and now employs 200 there. The Dalles received about $937,000 in electricity franchise fees in 2017....

Big Swings

First quarter earnings season kicks off this week. Several financial companies will report results on April 12-13. The S&P 500 Index has grown earnings at a double-digit clip three out of the past four quarters, and we believe is likely to make it four out of...

Four new flavors

The Labor Department said U.S. import prices edged up 0.1% in December, their smallest increase in five months. In 2017 import prices increased 3.0% after advancing 1.9% percent in 2016. That was the biggest calendar year increase since 2011. The Mortgage Bankers...