Market Commentaries

16 Mar

Markets Lower on Trade Tensions

March 16th, 2018 Tariffs and turnover in the White House dominated headlines this week as investors sought to determine how global trading partners would respond to recently passed steel and aluminum tariffs and the impact the recent crop of shake-ups in the Trump administration would have on domestic and foreign policy. The headlines from Capitol…

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02 Mar

Tariffs Trump Interest Rates

March 2nd, 2018 Wall Street incurred another selloff this week, this time triggered by Trump announcing he would place a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminum imports. The details are to follow as early as next week. The announcement overshadowed a strong U.S. manufacturing report and a modest inflation report which should keep…

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23 Feb

Markets Eke Out Gains Despite Rate Concerns

February 23rd, 2018 Markets struggled to build on last week’s rally as investors continued to focus on rising interest rates. Concerns over the Fed’s rate path drove the U.S. 10-year treasury yield to a 4-year high of 2.95%. The release of the Fed’s January minutes managed to unsettle traders even though the central bank reaffirmed…

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