Market Commentaries

14 Jan

Rising Costs Take a Bite from Earnings

January 14th, 2022 Markets declined for the second week of trading for 2022. Like last week, bulls initially appeared ready to buy into the dip following last week’s sell-off. The buying helped drive the Nasdaq higher for three consecutive sessions. Optimism faded, however, following a weaker than expected start to the earnings season. Expense growth…

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07 Jan

Fed Chills Growth Stocks

January 7th, 2022 Bulls came out of the gate in 2022 on a strong note, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record high on Tuesday. Optimism was driven by a positive reassessment of the true risk Omicron presents to the U.S. economy. Unfortunately, the Street’s enthusiasm faded by mid-week as the Federal Reserve’s…

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17 Dec

Powell, Central Banks Deliver Small Dose of Coal To Investors

December 17th, 2021 ‘Twas nine days until Christmas and all through the Street, traders were hoping for another winning week. The stage had been set for a run to new highs with retail sales showing holiday shoppers continuing to buy. Chairman Powell dashed hopes for a Santa Claus rally, when the Fed announced that it…

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