Market Commentaries

07 Dec

Trade Doublespeak Sinks Markets

December 7th, 2018 Initial optimism for a trade deal between the U.S. and China following last week’s declared cease-fire following the G-20 summit faded quickly once the parties returned home. Headlines following Trump and Xi’s dinner suggested the parties had agreed to a 90-day window to hammer out a comprehensive agreement, but by week’s end…

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05 Nov

Strong U.S. Data Bests China

November 2nd, 2018 Markets rebounded this week, boosted by strong corporate earnings results from Starbucks, Molson Coors, and DowDuPont. Also giving the Dow a shot in the arm was news the U.S would resume trade talks with China later this month at the G-20 summit in Argentina. On the economic front, we saw strong reports…

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26 Oct

Strong GDP Fails to Lift Markets

October 26th, 2018 It was another bruising week for markets as investors remained concerned over rising interest rates, tariffs, and a strong U.S. dollar. These concerns have become more pronounced as investors continued to pour over third quarter earnings results this week and as CEOs have provided cautious outlooks. High-flying tech shares, which had been…

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