Tag Archives: Economic Growth

Aaron Schaefer

Jan 08 2018

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills January 2018


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

Global stock markets continued to tack on gains as a result of positive earnings reports and economic data that has surprised to the upside.  Recent economic reports saw consumer sentiment edge higher, existing home sales rise despite expectations, and initial …
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Molly Brown

Dec 13 2017

Shop Local this Holiday Season


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This holiday season Hills Bank would like to show our support by encouraging the community to Shop Local. Shopping locally is important to the vitality of our local communities and you can find those one-of-a-kind gifts not often found elsewhere. …
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Aaron Schaefer

Oct 04 2017

The Economy and Market from Here…at Hills October 2017


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

Domestic and International markets continued to gain ground despite a tumultuous quarter. Growing tensions with North Korea and two severe hurricanes that made landfall in Texas, the Caribbean, and Florida were not enough to keep markets from eclipsing record highs. …
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Aaron Schaefer

Jul 10 2017

The Economy and Market from Here…at Hills July 2017


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

Despite disappointing economic growth in the first quarter and a string of uninspiring jobs reports, domestic stock markets continued reaching record highs.  The S&P 500 was up 3.09% in the 2nd quarter and has gained 9.34% year-to-date.  International markets rallied …
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Aaron Schaefer

Apr 10 2017

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills April 2017


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

The stock market continued its march upward in the first quarter. Domestic stocks as measured by the S&P 500 rose 6.07% through March 31st. International markets fared slightly better, as the MSCI EAFE rose 7.39% over the same period. These …
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Shaun Barry

Dec 05 2016

A New Look For Hills Bank Shop Local


Hills Bank Shop Local

This holiday season Hills Bank would like to show our support by encouraging the community to Shop Local. In today’s marketplace shopping locally is important to the vitality of our local communities. You may have seen the Shop Locally logo …
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Tim Smith

Feb 24 2016

2016 AG Outlook Event


2016 Ag Outlook

As agriculture has evolved, so has Hills Bank. To help our customers stay current on trending issues, we are proud to bring you the 2016 Ag Outlook. This year’s presentations will include precision farming, economic outlook, grain marketing, and agriculture law.

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Angie Greiner

Feb 03 2016

Help Your Customers Find You With Google My Business


Google My Business

Making sure your customers can find you on Google can be hard, especially for those with several competitors in a specific geographic area. When a potential customer searches on Google, business listings will often appear on a Google Map search …
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Katie Miller

Nov 25 2015

Tell us Where You #ShopLocally


Tell us where you Shop Locally!

There are many ways to help your community by shopping locally this holiday season. Use #ShopLocally to share photos of how you have supported a locally owned business. Who knows you may even get spotted by a Hills Bank employee …
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Aaron Schaefer

Jul 02 2015

June’s Economy and Market from Here…at Hills


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

Waiting on the Fed… Stock and bond markets were focused on the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) for most of the second quarter. Investors continue to wonder when the first interest rate hike will occur. Consensus estimates believe it will …
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