October15
October15
Weekly Market Commentary, October 15, 2019

The Markets Chinese and U.S. negotiators reached a tentative agreement to step back from policies designed to inflict damage on each other’s economies as they seek to … Read More

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October8
October8
Weekly Market Commentary, October 8, 2019

The Markets The monthly U.S. employment report created some very positive headlines but also indicated slowing business investment is spilling over to the jobs market. The unemployment … Read More

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October1
October1
Weekly Market Commentary, October 1, 2019

The Markets Impeachment proceedings led news coverage most of the week, but other economic data may be more impactful on portfolios. As the accompanying chart shows, consumer … Read More

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September24
September24
Weekly Market Commentary, September 24, 2019

The Markets The Federal Reserve cut interest rates 0.25 percent last week. While the move was widely expected, various forms of dissent reflected the underlying tensions faced … Read More

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September17
September17
Weekly Market Commentary, September 17, 2019

The Markets Global stocks rallied sharply for the third straight week. The S&P 500 rose 1.0 percent. The MSCI ACWI index of global stocks rose 1.3 percent. … Read More

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September10
September10
Weekly Market Commentary, September 10, 2019

The Markets Global stocks rallied sharply for the second straight week. Stocks have historically performed worse in September than any other month, so the positive performance comes … Read More

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