Market Commentaries

28 Jun

Blistering First Half Performance Restores Markets to Previous Highs

June 28, 2019 With the FOMC meeting out of the way, markets pivoted their attention to the G20 Summit in Japan where President Trump is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday to talk trade. The G20 is an annual meeting of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies who come together to…

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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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