Archives for March 2015

Weekly Newsletter 03/30/2015

Global equity markets moved lower this past week on weak economic data and concerns of a slowing global economy. The significant economic data point of note from the US last week was the drop in durable goods orders last month as reported by the US … [Read more...]

Weekly Market & Economic Update 3/23/2015

Global stocks moved higher this past week because of one word being absent in the US Federal Reserve’s (FED) Federal Open Market Committee statement. The word that was missing was patient. For the last year or so the FED statements have claimed that … [Read more...]

Weekly Market & Economic Update 3/16/2015

Global stocks markets moved lower this past week as the US Dollar continues to climb versus global currencies. The strength in the US dollar is becoming a headwind and is now showing up in corporate earnings reports. The US dollar began what has now … [Read more...]

Weekly Market & Economic Update 3/9/15

Global markets hit a rough patch across the board this past week driven mainly by weak economic data points and growing concern over the beginning of rising interest rates in the US. Here in the US, the ISM Manufacturing Index for February came in … [Read more...]

Weekly Market & Economic Update 3/2/2015

Global markets registered a sideways move this past week as economic data inspired investors to continue to question the fate of interest rates. The big questions are: will they raise rates or won't they raise rates, and if they do, how much? The … [Read more...]