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Markets Cautious But Resilient

Markets Cautious But Resilient

From domestic unrest to international terrorism, last week provided many headlines that could easily rattle the markets. While we did see...

Examining North Korea and the Markets

No one wants to see a clash between two nations with nuclear capabilities. So, when the war-of-words between North Korea and...

Manufacturing

Markets Remain Bullish

Another week of economic performance brought more news that the markets continue their bullish streak. After eight consecutive record-high closings, the...

Employment growth

Markets Start Second-Half of 2017 Slow

As the country celebrated the Fourth of July last week, the markets experienced some volatility, though they finished a bit flat...

Market Volatility Returns

Market Volatility Returns in July

As Q2 ended, markets hit a six-week volatility high. While the tech sector declined during the week, consumer discretionary and industrial...

strong corporate earnings

Strong and Steady Markets, Oil Prices Fall

The markets marched ahead last week with the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ reporting all-time records, albeit just slightly above previous...

Retail Sales Soft

Markets Ignore the Politics, Retail Earnings Soft

Markets tuned out noise from Washington last week and continued to focus on economic fundamentals. Mildly rebounding retail sales and strong...

Markets Stay Steady, Economic Signals Mixed

Last week, stocks rose but floated within a narrow trading range. By Friday, however, both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ...

Stock markets slide

Stocks Slip for Second Week

Last week, major indexes experienced losses for the second week in a row, with the S&P 500 falling 1.21%, the Dow...

Stock market

Domestic Stocks Have a Solid Start to 2017

The first quarter of 2017 is now behind us, and although we won’t have complete economic data for a while, we...