Weekly Updates

June 18, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
June 18, 2018
The Markets

Deal or no deal?

Last week opened with heightened trade tensions between the United States and its allies. It closed with the United States imposing new […]

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June 11, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
June 11, 2018
The Markets

G whiz!

Never before could the Group of 7 (G7) Summit have been mistaken for reality TV.

The generally dignified annual meeting of leaders from the United […]

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June 4, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
June 4, 2018
The Markets

If the countries were instruments, last week sounded like a fifth grade garage band.

World markets were buffeted by a clamor of good, bad, and unexpected […]

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May 29, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
May 29, 2018
The Markets

Geopolitical uncertainty didn’t dent U.S. stocks last week.

Geopolitics is the intersection of geography, economics, and politics. Last week, there were some fine examples of the […]

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May 21, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
May 21, 2018
The Markets

Too much? Too little? Or just right?

U.S. stock markets were relatively calm, although they finished the week lower. U.S. Treasury yields hit a 7-year high […]

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May 14, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
May 14, 2018
The Markets

Splash!

How do employers lure staff in a tightening labor market? The curly tail grubs and spinnies of the business world are higher wages and better […]

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May 7, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
May 7, 2018
The Markets

What in the world?

A lot happened last week. Some of the notable events included:

Trade talks between the United States and China.The talks were described […]

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April 30, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
April 30, 2018
The Markets

A meeting of the minds.

The Federal Reserve and the U.S. bond market appear to be in agreement about the direction of interest rates. For more […]

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April 23, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
April 23, 2018
The Markets

The world is in debt.

The April 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF) Fiscal Monitorreported global debt has reached a historically high level. In 2016, debt peaked […]

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April 16, 2018

Weekly Market Commentary
April 16, 2018
The Markets

What do you think?

Are you bullish, bearish, or neutral about the U.S. stock market?
Are U.S. stocks undervalued, overvalued, or fairly valued?
What is […]

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