Weekly Commentary

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Stocks took a leg down for the week. With 2Q18 earnings season nearly over, there were few counter-narratives to tariff issues and the shadow Turkish financial instability cast over world markets.

Monday, August 6, 2018

U.S. indexes were mostly up but Asia and Europe were mostly down. Second-quarter earnings remained supportive, trade tensions dragged on sentiment.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Stocks showed mixed results for the week — large caps outpaced the tech-heavy NASDAQ and small caps.

Monday, July 23, 2018

It was a week of maximal noise and minimal signal, as stocks gyrated on the news but finished the week about where they started.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Markets mostly gained for the week as investors bet on upcoming earnings news, ignoring trade tensions and President Trump’s NATO provocations.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Despite the rising winds of trade war, U.S. markets rallied on a buoyant labor market over a holiday-shortened week.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Stocks were down again for the week, but late Friday rallies kept the major indexes on track for quarterly gains.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Stock markets sustained losses over a week of high volatility, succumbing to escalating trade tensions.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Global stocks seesawed to mixed results — the major U.S. indexes fell but the NASDAQ and small caps posted gains.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Global stock markets turned in another mixed week, with the U.S. markets posting gains and some international markets off.


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