Tag Archives: estate planning

03 Feb

Jerome Powell and the Case of the Stupendously Strong Jobs Report

February 3rd, 2023 Bullishness remained on full display this week – just as it has been for most of 2023. The S&P 500 capped January by rising 6.18% – its best January performance in four years. The momentum carried into February’s early trading with investors cheering corporate cost cuts and stock buybacks. January’s buyback announcements…

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20 Jan

Fed Speak and Earnings Curb Investor Enthusiasm

February 20th, 2023 Falling bank profits, slowing tech growth, and mounting layoffs combined to deliver a weekly loss to investors. Coming into the year, Q4 2022’s earnings season was anticipated to be a rough one. Overall earnings for the S&P 500 were expected to decline -2.80%. Excluding the energy sector, the picture was even bleaker with…

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