Market Commentaries

19 Oct

Earnings Lift Spirits

October 19th, 2018 It was another volatile week for markets, but ultimately strong corporate earnings helped lift the Dow 30 to a 0.41% gain for the week. It did so against continued concerns over rising rates and a slowing Chinese economy. Earnings optimism was led by an upbeat outlook from chip-equipment maker Lam Research and…

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14 Sep

And Friday Makes Five

September 14, 2018 The S&P 500 managed to post a quintuplet of five, straight wins this week despite Trump’s announcement on Friday that he now intends to move forward on $200 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods. The announcement came in the wake of news from earlier in the week that the U.S. would…

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24 Aug

Bulls Stampede to New All-Time High

August 24, 2018 Bulls made it into the record books once again this week. On Wednesday, the current bull market, which began on March 9, 2009, became the longest bull market on record, breaking the prior one which ran from October 1990 to March 2000. At 3,455 days long, as of Friday’s close, the current…

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