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...]

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...]