Market Commentaries

20 Sep

Stocks Fade as Chinese Walk from Talks

September 20, 2019 Bulls were poised to make it another winning week but came up short on late-breaking news regarding U.S.-China trade talks. On Friday afternoon, news hit the wires that a China delegation had canceled a planned visit to U.S. farms, renewing concerns China would fail to follow through on their commitment to increase…

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13 Sep

Bulls Go 8 for 8

September 13, 2019 Markets charged ahead for their eighth consecutive, higher, weekly close. The move was fueled by optimism over tariff delays from both the U.S. and China as well as tame U.S. economic data. In a sign of goodwill in advance of face-to-face meetings scheduled next month, China agreed to boost purchases of U.S….

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06 Sep

Investors Optimistic as Policy Factors Loom

September 6, 2019 Back from the Labor Day holiday bulls took the lead, pushing the S&P 500 to a 1.80% gain for the week. News that the U.S. and China would resume trade talks in October, along with optimistic remarks from a well-placed editor in the Communist Party’s official newspaper, renewed hopes that progress was…

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