Archives for August 2014

Weekly Newsletter 8/25/2014

Global stock markets moved higher last week although light on economic data points.  Trumping most everything from this past week was the annual Jackson Hole, WY Economic Symposium which is hosted by the Kansas City Federal Reserve.  Each year the … [Read more...]

Weekly Newsletter 8/18/2014

Global equity markets rose fairly steadily into the end of the week when a number of economic data points and ongoing turmoil in Ukraine ushered in volatility.  The mixture of political tensions in Ukraine and a weakening European economy gave … [Read more...]

Weekly Newsletter 8/11/2014

Global markets were widely mixed this past week. Although the week was relatively quiet from an economic data release standpoint, it was surely full of geopolitical news points. The current investing environment continues to offer up confusing risk … [Read more...]

Weekly Newsletter 8/4/2014

Global stocks moved significantly lower last week in the midst of mixed economic and geopolitical news. As the market sagged through the week, many commentators began to question if the weakness in markets was the beginning of what is assumed to be … [Read more...]

Weekly Newsletter 7/28/2014

Global stocks were mixed this past week as global geopolitical stress twisted and turned investor attitudes. As is often the case, volumes in stocks continue to be light with bumps higher in volumes on down days. Market participation is still broad … [Read more...]