Market Commentaries

03 May

Jobs Report Raises Market’s Mood

May 3, 2019 A strong April jobs report managed to spark a rally on Friday, helping to offset investor disappointment by the Fed failing to signal a potential rate cut at this week’s FOMC meeting and as manufacturing figures missed expectations. Having been spoiled by the Fed’s accommodativeness this year, markets had added a rate…

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26 Apr

Markets Break Records on Q1 GDP

April 26, 2019 First quarter earnings and a surprisingly strong Q1 2019 GDP led the S&P 500 and NASDAQ to record closing highs this week. Earnings beats from tech titans Microsoft and Amazon were among the more notable quarterly earnings reports, contributing to what is now expected to be a 1.90% growth rate in the…

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12 Apr

Early Earnings Give Markets a Lift

April 12, 2019 Markets ended the week on a high note as JPMorgan kicked off the start of the Q1 2019 earnings season. The banking giant reported better than expected quarterly profits, driven by strong performance across its business lines. The report was reassuring for investors as the bank noted it remained optimistic on continued…

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