Congratulations US economy, chugging along at new market highs! These highs came on the back of low tariffs, low new unemployment claims, and low dollar. Low Tarrifs New tariffs were announced early last week. This typically would spur a negative response from markets, however this time, markets were pleasantly surprised…. Read More
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Ahead of Market Thoughts this week, let’s look at the economic indicators that caught my eye. Click here to view the latest insights that move the economy and how they are impacting the markets.
Favorable data, favorable returns… Globally markets expanded last week giving us reason to be happy. Is it a false hope? Consumer confidence heading into the 4th quarter is the highest it has been since March, which led into a quarter where GDP did 4.2%. Make no mistake our confidence translates… Read More
Before I publish Market Thoughts, let’s review the leading indicators published on Friday last week. Click here to view the latest details and how these indicators are impacting the markets.
It was a busy week, with data from across the globe impacting markets. Here is a trip around what happened. Tariffs, of course… Tariffs did not happen last week! The White House was able to impose $200B in tariffs on Thursday but has yet to pull the trigger. The potential… Read More
As I write Market Thoughts, let’s review the leading indicators published on Friday last week. Click here to view the latest details and how these indicators are impacting the markets.
The yield curve is on life support and the dynamics that impact it from week to week merit watching! Here is what moved the curve last week. Tariff Talk President Trump announced $200B in additional tariffs slated for September 6th. Markets reacted negatively to the news, but not as sharply… Read More
Ahead of Market Thoughts this week, here are the economic indicators that caught my attention. Click here to view the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting the markets.
Last week marked a major shift in Federal Reserve Board (FRB) language–a shift that could impact the yield curve and extend this bull market! Week’s News Last week Wednesday marked the passing of a major milestone. Until that time, the bull market from 1990 to 2000 was the longest bull… Read More
Before I publish my weekly blog, Market Thoughts, here are the economic indicators making news this week. View the latest insights on economic activity and how they are impacting the markets here!