Market Commentary

Apple’s new ventures, the retirement savings crisis, and more

March 31st, 2019

In this week’s Steady Investor, we look at some of the
biggest news stories:

Apple made a huge pivot this week expanding into
new industries. How could this impact sales?A new study shows most Americans are not
prepared for retirement. How can you start preparing?Could this new tax law hurt multi-nationals?[…]

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Emerging markets surge, deficit spikes, China still strong

March 11th, 2019

In this week’s edition of steady investor, we take a look at
this week’s top news stories and what they could mean for the market:

Why are investors flocking to Emerging Markets?The U.S deficit reached new heights. How could
this affect the economy?Since 2013,[…]

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China trade progress, cyclical stocks rally, and more

March 3rd, 2019

What’s next for U.S relations with China? And North Korea? And
could the cyclical stocks rally be a good sign for the market? Read on to get our
answers and more in this week’s Steady Investor!

Mixed Bag of Economic and Geopolitical News: Asia – U.S.[…]

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Stocks surge but small business becomes skittish

February 11th, 2019

While market volatility may have you fearful of what’s next, a recession may be further off than you think. Read on to get the details.
Best January Rally in Over 30 Years – stocks recovered sharply in January, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average delivering the best start to a year since the 1980s.[…]

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Fed holds steady, China wobbles, earnings slide

February 3rd, 2019

The Fed surprised investors with its announcement to stay steady and hold rates, while earnings season seems to be heading steadily on a downward trend. Read on to get the details:
The Fed’s Pleasant Surprise – Many Fed and market-watchers did not expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at the recent January meeting – so it wasn’t much of a surprise when Jerome Powell announced the Fed would hold rates steady.[…]

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Why are all asset classes moving in lockstep?

January 26th, 2019

Could asset correlations add fuel to the market rally? And what do we see for trade negotiations and the government shutdown? Read on to get our view.
Are Tightly Correlated Assets a Cause for Concern? – a pattern has emerged in the new year,[…]

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Bear market or correction? Here’s our view.

January 12th, 2019

From U.S. and China trade talks, to negotiations surrounding the Government shutdown and the Fed releasing minutes from their December meeting, this week was packed with events investors need to keep an eye on. Read on to get our view on the outcome.[…]

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The Bull Market Limps into the New Year

January 5th, 2019

The market kicked off the year with small rises while negotiations around government shutdown continue to drag along with no clear end in sight and Apple made a surprising announcement. How could these events impact the market? Read on to get the details.[…]

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Volatility Rears Its Ugly Head

December 8th, 2018

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

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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