Stocks End Up Low

In this week’s recap: tariffs and U.S.- China trade tensions once again become the talk of Wall Street, and U.S. stocks end up lower, week-over-week.


Tariffs Force Stock Sell Off!

In this week’s recap: domestic and international stocks sell off as higher tariffs go into effect for Chinese goods coming to the U.S., while the wave of notable initial public offerings continues.


The Fed Stands Pat

In this week’s recap: the Federal Reserve stands pat on interest rates, key indicators show strength, and stocks end the week little changed.


Look out – earnings take center stage!

In this week’s recap: stocks come all the way back from their December lows, Q1 growth surpasses expectations, and earnings take center stage.


Sideways Move

In this week’s recap: stocks move sideways as earnings season gathers momentum, and retail sales jump.


Inflation Picks Up

In this week’s recap: stocks advance after earnings season gets off to an encouraging start, and consumer prices rise the most in more than a year.


Solid Jobs Growth Reported

In this week’s recap: stocks rise with help from a reassuring March employment report as well as news of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks.


Mortgage Rates Decline

In this week’s recap: stocks close out a great quarter, mortgage rates decline, and Wall Street awaits a wave of IPO action.


Inverted Yield Curve

In this week’s recap: the “yield curve” inverts for the first time this decade, the Federal Reserve adjusts its stance on interest rates, and the price of oil climbs.


Jet Stalls Bull

In this week’s recap: the Dow, S&P, and Nasdaq all advance more than 2% in five trading sessions, while investors review tame inflation data and wait for further news in U.S.-China trade negotiations.


Wall Street Chugging Along Slow and Steady

In this week’s recap: a disappointing jobs report and a downgrade of the 2019 growth forecast for Europe give Wall Street pause.


Good News on Tariffs and the Feds Latest Remarks

In this week’s recap: solid gains for U.S. equities, a second shutdown avoided, and interesting developments regarding inflation and retail sales.


Home Sales Weaken

In this week’s recap: solid gains for U.S. equities, a second shutdown avoided, and interesting developments regarding inflation and retail sales.


A Second Shut-Down Avoided

In this week’s recap: solid gains for U.S. equities, a second shutdown avoided, and interesting developments regarding inflation and retail sales.


Market Commentary: Did you hear? More volatility ahead!

In this week’s recap: the CPI decreases, a service sector activity index takes a fall, oil’s rebound continues, and equities advance.


Weekly Market Commentary – August 20, 2018

S & P Index Within 1 Percent of All-Time High + Good 2018 Numbers


Weekly Market Commentary – August 13, 2018

Let's talk Turkey (and Social Security)


Weekly Market Commentary – August 6, 2018

Capital gains tax reform comes with a big price tag.


Weekly Market Commentary – July 23, 2018

Corporate earnings have been strong.


Weekly Market Commentary – July 16, 2018

Investors are becoming more discriminating.


Weekly Market Commentary – July 10, 2018

What a rollercoaster of a quarter!


Weekly Market Commentary – July 2, 2018

There’s a bear in China – and it’s not a panda.


Weekly Market Commentary – June 25, 2018

The yield curve may be the pocket watch of economic indicators. It’s been around for a long time and it’s often right, but not always.


Weekly Market Commentary – June 18, 2018

Trade wars. The World Cup.


Weekly Market Commentary – June 11, 2018

The G7 meets. Millenial habits.