Weekly Economic & Market Update 10/19/2015

Week in Review Global markets moved higher this past week on continued confidence that the US will not raise interest rates in the near term. With consumer prices remaining under pressure and sagging manufacturing data from the US and abroad, it … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 10/12/2015

Week in Review Global markets moved higher across the board last week on few economic data releases. A significant driver for global markets was what appeared to be just another Regional US Federal Reserve Presidential speech. This past Thursday, … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 10/5/2015

Week in Review Global stocks were mixed last week as emerging markets and developed foreign markets led whereas in the US, stocks were mixed as larger company stocks put in gains while small to mid-size stocks lagged. The main driver of stocks last … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 9/28/2015

Week in Review Global stocks lost ground this past week across the US and foreign markets. This week’s missive focuses on two important charts that help to understand the back drop of the global macroeconomic scene. The first chart is a timeline of … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 9/21/2015

Week in Review Global stock markets ended mixed this past week with the MSCI Emerging Markets Index moving higher and developed market indexes (including the S&P 500) moving lower. By far the singular global market focus this past week was the … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 9/14/2015

Week in Review Global stock markets moved up this past week in the midst of light economic data point releases. As the previous week trudged on, more eyes started to focus on the coming week when the US Federal Reserve (FED) is expected to make … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 9/8/2015

Week in Review Across the board, global stock markets slid lower this past week on continued concern that the global economy is slowing. This past week started with a negative overtone as Chinese finance ministers stated that they were no longer … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 8/31/2015

Week in Review Global markets put in a rocky week that ultimately ended positive as investors reacted to mixed economic data points, Chinese market interventions, and FED rate hike sound bites. This past week the US Bureau of Economic Analysis … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 8/24/2015

Week in Review Global stocks suffered steeps losses this past week on the back of slumping global macroeconomic data, and weaker-than-expected corporate outlooks. At the close this past Friday, US stock indexes rested well off their recent all-time … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 8/17/2015

Week in Review Global stocks were mixed this past week as the US stock market led with gains, and foreign markets lagged with losses. For the most part, US stocks have trended sideways for most of the year as talk from the US Federal Reserve of … [Read more...]