Posts Tagged ‘Employment’

May 7, 2018 – Weekly Market Commentary

The Fed left rates unchanged, employment data missed expectations, European growth slowed the most in over a year, and thought leaders focused on the breakdown of a common stock and bond relationship, what has been driving the quiet commodity rally, and why soaring earnings haven’t been able to keep the market charge going.

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January 15, 2018 – Weekly Market Commentary

Options trading indicates investors are expecting further market gains, the UK could lose 500,000 jobs due to the Brexit, wage growth is still lagging the rest of the economic recovery, and thought leaders focused on the potential for the S&P to post negative returns in 2018, the start of a treasury bear market, and why the next move higher in stocks is likely to be more volatile than investors expect.

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March 13, 2017 – Weekly Market Commentary

Fed language and market expectations indicated a nearly 100% chance of a rate hike, the US jobs report was positive, Japan’s economy showed signs of life, and thought leaders gave their opinions on how the euro can survive this year’s election cycles, whether or not European election risks are being blown out of proportion, and why excessive borrowing following the financial crisis creates a difficult future environment for market returns…

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