Market Commentaries

08 Apr

Stocks Fall as Fed Grows More Hawkish

April 8th, 2022 Stocks Fall as Fed Grows More Hawkish Markets slipped this week as investors awakened to an increasingly hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve. Stocks began their sell-off on Tuesday following comments from Fed Governor Lael Brainard, typically considered one of the most dovish Fed members, who said the central bank needs to…

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25 Mar

Bulls Shake Off Hawkish Fed and Rising Oil Prices

March 25th, 2022 Bulls made it a second consecutive winning week, shaking off hawkish remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on rates as well as rising oil prices. Powell rattled nerves on Monday when speaking at the Economic Policy Conference before the National Association for Business Economics, where he indicated that the Fed would…

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18 Mar

Fed Shifts Back To Role as Inflation Cop

March 18th, 2022 After five consecutive down weeks for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, markets rallied to post their best weekly performance since November 2020. The bounce was attributed to investors’ relief with the Federal Reserve finally taking action to combat inflation. On Wednesday, the Fed announced its first rate hike since 2018, raising its…

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