Archives for May 2015

Weekly Economic & Market Update 5/26/2015

Week in review Global stocks moved up through this past week and moved sharply higher on Wednesday with the release of the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) minutes release. The highlights from the FOMC minutes that led the market … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 5/18/2015

Global stocks moved higher this past week on mixed economic data. One of the more notable points from last week was the Chinese effort to restructure some of its local government debt as well as its efforts to stimulate Chinese banks to lend more. … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 5/11/2015

Global stocks ended this past week modestly on more bad news is good news. Early last week the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the US Balance of Trade numbers for March that came in at -$51.37 billion. This number in itself was not … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 5/4/2015

Global stocks drifted lower this past week on mixed economic data that tilted toward the negative side. Here in the US, both the Richmond and Dallas Federal Reserve Bank’s Manufacturing Indexes dropped for the month of April. Coupled with tepid homes … [Read more...]