Market Commentaries

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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11 Mar

Ukraine Complicates Fed’s Mission

March 11th, 2022 Markets struggled again this week as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continued to dominate headlines. Sixteen days of war has now revealed the Russians expanding their offensive to the western part of the country. While Ukrainian forces have offered stiff resistance on the ground, Western nations have continued to ratchet up the sanctions on…

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