Market Commentaries

12 Jul

Bulls Break 3,000

July 12, 2019 Lifted by a dovish Fed, the S&P 500 broke above the 3,000 level for the first time in its history. Positive comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell before the House Financial Services Committee encouraged bulls to rally to a new all-time high on the notion that a rate cut was fait accompli….

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28 Jun

Blistering First Half Performance Restores Markets to Previous Highs

June 28, 2019 With the FOMC meeting out of the way, markets pivoted their attention to the G20 Summit in Japan where President Trump is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday to talk trade. The G20 is an annual meeting of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies who come together to…

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14 Jun

Fed Weighs Markets Versus Consumers

June 14, 2019 A crisis was averted for avocado fans this week as the U.S. and Mexico struck a last-minute deal on immigration to avoid tariffs on Mexican goods that were set to go into effect on June 10. The deal brought a sigh of relief to markets as U.S. companies, who have grown increasingly…

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