Market Commentaries

08 Feb

Dow Squeaks Out Small Gain

February 8th, 2019 Fresh off its biggest monthly gain in 30 years, the Dow Jones Industrial Average struggled to add to its year-to-date tally during the first full week of February as concerns over slowing global economic growth and trade tariffs reared themselves once again. A poor IHS Markit Eurozone Composite Purchasing Managers Index (PMI),…

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01 Feb

Jobs and ISM Score a Touchdown

February 1st, 2019 The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out January on a high note, up 7.17% for the month. That was the index’s largest one-month gain since 2015 and biggest January gain in 30 years. A monster jobs report, healthy corporate earnings, and indications from the Federal Reserve signaling it would remain patient in…

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25 Jan

A High Five for the Market

January 25th, 2019 Markets continued their march higher this week, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to its fifth consecutive winning week. The bullish outcome was cemented by news on Friday that the Federal Reserve may end its balance sheet unwinding sooner than expected. This boosted investor confidence that the central bank is indeed continuing…

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