Market Commentary

What Does the Future hold for Earnings?

June 9th, 2018
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What “counter measures” have been taken in response to steel and aluminum tariffs and what does the future hold for earnings. Read on to get the full story… Showdown at the G-7 – Traditionally, the G7 (Group of Seven) Council on Foreign Relations is an amicable meeting between the U.S., Germany, Italy, Japan, the United […]

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Tax Cuts, Trade War and Eased Bank Regulation – What’s Next?

May 27th, 2018
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This week Congress decided to roll back several bank regulations (Dodd-Frank law) while Trump announced that more tax cuts could be on the horizon. Get the details by reading on… Congress Eases Dodd-Frank Bank Regulation – in a rare bipartisan effort, Congress agreed this week to roll back several bank regulations (Dodd-Frank law) put into […]

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What Could the Rising Bond Yield Signal for Investors?

May 19th, 2018
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This week the 10-year Treasury finally crossed the 3% threshold. But, what could a rising 10-year yield signal for investors? And how could the tariffs on Japan and China affect the market. Read on to get the details… Bond Yields Cross Key Threshold – much has been made in the bond world about the 10-year […]

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Oil Prices Rise – How Could This Affect the Market?

May 12th, 2018
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With Trump’s announcement to leave the Iran deal, all eyes are on the oil market and how it will react. Additionally, China and the U.S. plan to talk through trade deficits. Read on to get the details… Oil Prices on the Rise – Crude oil prices surged above $70 this week, with a final push […]

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What is Giving Investors Confidence?

April 24th, 2018
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Some of the world’s most valuable commodities saw price gains this week while financial stocks seem to be lagging. But the question is why? And what gives us confidence for the year ahead? Read on to get all the details! Commodity Prices Surge – some of the worlds’ most valuable commodities – oil, aluminum, nickel […]

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Q1 Earnings Season: Thumbs Up or Down?

April 14th, 2018
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This week proved to be eventful for tech as Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook, testified before Congress and Apple achieved its goal of powering operations with 100% renewable energy. Additionally, this earnings season could see its fastest growth rate since 2011 with seven sectors expected to see double digit earnings growth. Get all the details […]

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2 Biggest Issues Affecting the Market Right Now

April 7th, 2018
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Two of the biggest economic issues of the week appear to be the looming trade war and continued “techlash” on the world’s largest technology companies. What does this mean for the markets? Read on to find out… The U.S.’s Tit-for-Tat on Trade with China – this week saw a flurry of activity in the brewing […]

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Technology Takes a Beating – How Could This Affect the Market?

March 31st, 2018
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The technology landscape is changing especially as some of the biggest names in the industry took a big blow, while the story surrounding the new tariffs continues to unfold. Get the details to these stories and more in this latest edition of Steady Investor’s Week. Brexit Countdown: 1 Year – Effective this week, the one-year […]

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Trade Wars, Interest Rates, Spending Bill and More

March 24th, 2018
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The next few months could be high impact in terms of trade, inflation, growth, and price pressures. Read on to get all the details in this week’s edition of Steady Investor’s Week. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Go into Effect – effective March 23, the Trump administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs go into effect, which has companies […]

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Time to Focus on Economic Indicators

March 17th, 2018
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From Larry Kudlow stepping in as the Director of the National Economic Council to Trump accepting an invitation to meet with Kim Jong-un, this week as been packed with eye-popping headlines. Get the details to these stories and more in this latest edition of Steady Investor’s Week. Deconstructing Dodd-Frank – in the wake of the 2008 […]

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