Market Commentaries

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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18 Jan

Shift in Sentiment Takes Hold

January 18th, 2019 Markets continue to rise this week, sending the S&P 500 to its fourth consecutive win. The positive mood was driven by strong corporate earnings, led by Goldman Sachs which rose 9.54% on strong Q4 2018 results. Investor confidence also got a boost from progress in ongoing trade negotiations between the U.S. and…

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04 Jan

New Year, Same Volatility

January 4th, 2019 Turning the page on a new year didn’t do much to diminish this week’s volatility. Investors grappled with a series of contradictory economic indicators while continuing to fret over the prospects of higher rates amidst slowing global growth for 2019. Thursday’s Institute for Supply Management (ISM) index reading caught markets entirely by…

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