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12 Aug

Equities Ready to Declare Victory in Inflation Battle

August 12th, 2022 Stocks extended their rally this week, making it four consecutive winning weeks for the S&P 500. This marked the index’s longest winning week since November. Sentiment remained strong as investors cheered signs inflation may have peaked, providing not only much needed relief for cash-strapped consumers but also stoking hopes that the Federal…

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29 Jul

Rally Rolls On

July 29th, 2022 Hopes that the Federal Reserve’s tightening campaign will soon come to an end, combined with better-than-expected Q2 earnings reports, lit up markets for the second consecutive week. Bullish sentiment was in strong supply after the Federal Reserve indicated it may slow the pace of tightening now that prices are showing signs of…

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17 Jun

Recession, Not Inflation, Now the Market’s Primary Concern

June 17th, 2022 After months of the S&P 500 avoiding a bear market, the dual pressures of broadening inflation and an increasingly hawkish Fed ultimately broke through any remaining bullish resistance. The S&P 500 index officially closed in bear territory on Monday, June 13, closing the trading session at 3,749.63. That put the index -22%…

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