Market Commentary

Volatility Rears Its Ugly Head

December 8th, 2018
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Volatility persists with headlines signaling fears of a recession signaled by a near flat yield curve, rising interest rates and fears of a global slowdown. But we aren’t convinced these factors are powerful enough to derail economic growth. Read on to get more details in news stories of the week…
Is the Trade “Truce” Between the U.S.[…]

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How Can You Navigate Volatility?

December 3rd, 2018
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All eyes appear to be on President Trump and President Xi Jinping as they get ready for the G20 Summit this weekend. What could this mean for tariffs and the world economy? Read on to get details to this story and other hot topics affecting the market…
Shop ‘Til You Drop – consumer behavior continues to shift when it comes to holiday shopping preferences,[…]

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4 Factors That Could Help End the Downside Volatility

November 24th, 2018
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Stocks have been on pretty shaky ground of late. The S&P 500’s all-time high of around 2,930 was actually reached in late September1, and stocks have pulled back and bounced around ever since. There seemed to be quite a bit of chatter in the financial news that once midterms were over,[…]

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Oil Prices Plunge into Bear Market Territory

November 17th, 2018
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Oils prices dipped into bear market territory while Brexit progress is halted and Amazon takes steps to their new headquarters. Get insight into these stories and more by reading on… 
What to Make of Oil Prices– oil prices underwent their longest losing streak ever,[…]

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How Could These Events Affect the Markets?

November 10th, 2018
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Midterm elections may be over, but what could the results mean for the markets? And could other recent events have an impact? Read on to get the details…
What Does the Midterm Outcome Mean for Markets? – the U.S. election is now behind us,[…]

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What Can You Expect from Volatility, Inflation & Tech Regulation?

November 3rd, 2018
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U.S. Stocks appear to have bounced back before entering correction territory, but could 2019 be more inflationary then we thought? Read on to get the details…
Remember that Volatility Works Both Ways – October was far from a pretty month for stocks,[…]

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Market Volatility vs. A Strengthening Economy

October 20th, 2018
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While market volatility persists, economic indicators point to a robust economy. Get all the details by reading on…
Insights from the September Fed Minutes – for market and Fed watchers who were expecting revelations and/or references to the recent market volatility in the Fed minutes,[…]

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Inside the Markets Dip into Correction Territory

October 13th, 2018
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This week was a rocky one as the S&P posted sharp declines beginning on Wednesday and tech regulation came to the forefront with news that Google+ users’ data was hacked. Get the details by reading on…
Stocks Endure Sharp Selling —[…]

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Could Euphoric Sentiment Lead to a Bubble?

October 6th, 2018
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The U.S., Canada and Mexico finally reached a deal for NAFTA while the 10-year treasury signals growth in the future. But while euphoric sentiment spreads, what are the odds of a bubble forming? Get the details by reading on…
10-Year U.S.[…]

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Does Investor Confidence Mean a Bullish or Bearish Signal?

October 1st, 2018
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The market is currently hitting all-time highs while consumer confidence is up. But, what does this truly signal for the market – is it bearish or bullish? Read on to get the details…
All-Time Highs – the trade and inflation worries that seemed to weigh down the markets in the first half of the year have seemingly subsided,[…]

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