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17 Mar

Markets Rebound on Financial Rescue Efforts

March 17, 2023 Strong actions from regulators, central banks, and big banks helped power the S&P 500 to a 1.43% gain for the week. Trading was volatile for much of the week, capped off by Friday’s “triple witching”, which saw equity futures and options contracts tied to individual stocks and indexes as well as exchange-traded…

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10 Mar

Bank Collapse and Powell Set Investors on Edge

March 10th, 2023 It was another tough week for markets as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s comments before Congress, a hotter than expected jobs report and a late-breaking announcement that the FDIC had seized control of tech-lender, Silicon Valley Bank, combined to rattle investors’ nerves. In his remarks before the Senate Banking Committee, Powell prepared markets…

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03 Mar

Market Bounces on Modestly Improved Business Conditions

March 3rd, 2023 The fourth time was the charm for the S&P 500, which posted its first winning week since late January. After oscillating between positive and negative territory for much of the week, Friday’s economic reports were viewed favorably by investors, who focused more heavily on what the data suggested for the economy’s resiliency…

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