Weekly Economic & Market Update 7/6/2015

Week in Review Global stocks floated lower this past week as the questions swirling around Greece accelerated into the holiday weekend. Over this past weekend, the Greeks held a referendum vote on whether or not to accept the terms of Europe’s … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 6/29/2015

Week in review Global stocks gave up some ground this past week as economic data points from around the globe leaned towards the weak side and Greece danced closer to economic and political disaster. Here in the US, Durable Goods New Orders … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 6/22/2015

Week in Review Global stock markets were varied this past week as the US stock indexes saw increases, and developed and emerging market indexes saw decreases. As has been the case for a few weeks now, the ongoing talks between Greece and the … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 6/15/2015

Week in review Global stocks closed mixed this past week with the US almost flat and international markets moving up. A significant undercurrent moving markets is the continuing discussion over Greek debt. Throughout most days in the last few months … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 6/8/2015

Global stocks moved lower this past week on a large amount of economic data releases. As has been the case for the last few years, economic data points continue to be a focal point for investors. The data points themselves are not so much the focal … [Read more...]

Weekly Economic & Market Update 6/1/2015

Global stocks moved lower last week. Although the trading week was shortened by the Memorial Day holiday, there was a large amount of meaningful economic data point releases from around the globe. Here in the US, Durable Goods orders ex-Transports … [Read more...]

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...]