Market Commentaries

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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07 Jun

Stocks Rally on Fed Cut Hopes

June 7, 2019 Markets rallied this week as Federal Reserve officials signaled they would be open to lowering interest rates to help support economic growth amid rising trade tensions. The news helped soothe markets just as the Labor Department dropped its payroll report for May, which showed jobs growth falling far short of analyst estimates….

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31 May

Holy Guacamole!

May 31, 2019 In a light week for U.S. economic news, traders once again focused on the latest trade developments. The U.S. and China continued their trade spat with China firing the latest salvo by threatening to cut off rare earth material shipments to the U.S. which are critical to smartphones, electric vehicles, and wind…

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