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 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...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 8/10/2015

Week in Review US stocks moved lower this past week on continued, overarching uncertainty over what the US Federal Reserve may or may not do with interest rates. Although US corporate earnings releases have been good for the most part, the … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 7/20/2015

Week in Review Global stocks rose this past week on appeasement from global central banks continuation of accommodative policies. In the course of this past week the European Central Bank (ECB) decided to leave its benchmark interest rate at near … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 7/14/2015

Week in Review This past week global stock markets were mixed with the US relatively flat, developed foreign markets modestly higher and emerging markets down. The overarching drivers of market moves this past week was the Greek economic wrangling … [Read more...]