Market Commentaries

11 Oct

Dow Near All-Time High as U.S.-China Strike A Deal, Kind of

October 11, 2019 Trade talks resumed this week with growing market optimism that the U.S. and China would break a five-month stalemate and ink a limited trade deal. The talks took place in advance of next week’s deadline when U.S. tariffs were scheduled to increase from 25% to 30% on $250 billion worth of Chinese…

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04 Oct

Markets Stabilize on Hope Fed Usurps Pessim-ISM

October 4, 2019 Following a mid-week selloff, investors re-grouped on Thursday and Friday to recover most of the week’s earlier losses. Poor reports from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) on both the manufacturing and services sector sparked a selloff and fanned concerns that the U.S. economy was finally wearing down in the face of…

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27 Sep

Whistleblower Stalls Markets

September 27, 2019 A light week for economic news resulted in Washington’s latest political drama having disproportionate sway over markets. Following the release of a whistleblower complaint, House Democrats set in motion a formal impeachment inquiry into whether President Trump’s recent request to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Hunter Biden — son of Democratic…

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