07|27|2021

Rocky Growth | July 23, 2021

In spite of a rocky start, markets grew nicely this last week. Should we expect more growth to come? Monday Markets dove to open the week. The S&P 500...

07|20|2021

Transitory…| July 16, 2021

Markets shed weight for the first week in four. Is there reason to be concerned or is it transitory… Monday Markets opened the week on a strong note as...

05|11|2021

Missed Expectations…| May 7, 2021

Jobs data missed expectations in April, but earnings did not disappoint! What drove markets last week? Monday Markets opened the week (and month) in the green. The S&P 500...

01|26|2021

Persist or Pause? | January 22, 2021

Markets rose last week but faded as the days wore on. Can the strength persist or is there reason for a pause? Monday Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!...

07|28|2020

Fade to Red | July 24, 2020

Markets faded across the week. The shift from green to red was pretty dramatic. What was the cause? Monday Markets rose on Monday. The week started with an optimistic...

Silver Lining

02|25|2020

Silver Lining | February 21, 2020

Earnings have been strong, however, COVID-19 seems to be stronger. Is there a silver lining?

02|19|2020

Choppy Waters | February 14, 2020

Markets grew last week, but waters were choppy given some uncertainties. What kept the markets from unfettered growth? Demand for Oil Recent data from the International Energy Agency points...

year in review

11|12|2019

Growth Trek or Melt Up? | November 12, 2019

  AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      Earnings, Trade, exports, Services   Markets continued their growth trek last week with earnings, trade,...

10|29|2019

News Aplenty | October 26, 2019

    AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA®  TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO  TAGS:      EARNINGS, BREXIT, TRADE, RATES    There was plenty of news last week as a support to growth. Earnings, Brexit, and trade contributed to results.  Earnings Update  Q3 2019 Earnings season is...

10|22|2019

Earnings Impressed, Headlines Depressed | October 22, 2019

AUTHOR: Jason J. Roque, CFP®, APMA® TITLE:       Investment Adviser Rep – CCO TAGS:      EARNINGS, DATA, TRADE, BREXIT Market growth last week was modest as earnings impressed, but headlines depressed....