Market Commentaries

14 Apr

Cooler Data Not Enough For Pivot

April 14th, 2023 Equities posted another winning week as signs of slowing economic growth fanned investors’ hopes that the Federal Reserve could soon conclude its rate tightening campaign. Last week’s jobs report showed a steadying jobs market with 236K added to the payrolls in March, down from 326K new hires in February and 472K in…

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31 Mar

March Madness Not Just for Basketball This Year

March 31st, 2023 Q1 2023 is now in the books, having handed investors a solid 7.03% gain in the S&P 500. The quarter’s gains were particularly impressive given that the market had to overcome a mid-quarter selloff, sparked by rising inflationary pressures and banking contagion fears following Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) collapse and Credit Suisse’s…

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24 Mar

S&P 500 Posts Second Consecutive Winning Week

March 24th, 2023 Equity markets maintained their footing this week as regulators and global central banks took assertive measures to prevent last week’s banking failures from spiraling into a broader financial contagion. The Federal Reserve and the world’s five major global central banks spent the weekend hard at work, announcing on Sunday a coordinated effort…

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