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Weekly Update: August 26th – August 30th

Major indices finished the final week of August higher on optimism that the trade spat between the US and China may not escalate in the near term as both sides made conciliatory comments. Strong economic data affirmed a healthy consumer as consumer spending rose by...

Weekly Update: August 19th – August 23rd

Major indices were on track to finish the week higher until China released a new round of retaliatory tariffs, which the US vowed a response to. The new Chinese tariffs are set to take aim at the US auto industry. Fed Chair Jerome Powell signaled in Jackson Hole that...

Weekly Update: August 12th – 16th

Major indices finished another week lower as the 10 year treasury yield traded below the 2 year treasury yield for the first time since 2007. Some relief came later in the week as the US decided to postpone earlier tariff hikes on Chinese goods to December 15 from...

Weekly Update: August 5th – 9th

Major indices finished the week lower with bond yields falling to their lowest levels in three years as volatility was elevated due to escalating tensions in the trade war between the US and China. Markets were quelled later in the week as the Chinese Government took...

Weekly Update: July 29 – August 2nd

Major indices finished the week lower as stocks saw their worst week of the year on worries that the escalating trade war can further slower global growth. After the Federal Reserve announced it would cut rates a quarter point, the first cut in a decade, President...

Weekly Update: July 22nd – 26th

Major indices finished the week at new record highs as corporate earnings continued to come in better than expected and the GDP readout for the second quarter beat economists expectations. Consumer spending, the largest part of the US economy, increased 4.3%. All eyes...

Weekly Update: July 15 – 19

Major indices finished the week slightly lower as attention shifted to corporate earnings announcements. The largest banks in the US kicked off earnings with mixed results although they showed loan growth across the board and low losses due to credit indicating a...

Weekly Update: July 8 – 12

Major indices finished the first full week of trading of the second half at all-time highs with the Dow closing above 27,000 for the first time ever. Jerome Powell’s testimony to Congress drove indices higher as the Fed Chair signaled a rate cut in July, along with...

Weekly Update: July 1 – 5

Major indices finished a holiday shortened week near all-time highs after the US and China announced suspending new tariffs and reopening negotiations on a comprehensive trade deal. The market also advanced on a better than expected jobs report for the month of June...

Weekly Update: June 24 – 28

Major indices finished slightly lower for the week as markets digested the strong gains for the month of June. Investors are also awaiting the much anticipated G20 summit in Japan where hopes of President Trump and Premier Xi calling a truce in the trade war between...

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