Weekly Market Commentary 05-21-2018

Posted by Gary Stringer on May 21, 2018 2:33:25 PM

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Weekly Market Commentary
May 21, 2018

 

The Markets

Too much? Too little? Or just right?

U.S. stock markets were relatively calm, although they finished the week lower. U.S. Treasury yields hit a 7-year high and finished the week above 3 percent. While these were notable, the most remarkable events last week occurred beyond our borders. These include:

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Weekly Market Commentary 05-14-2018

Posted by Gary Stringer on May 14, 2018 6:04:09 PM

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Weekly Market Commentary
May 14, 2018

 

The Markets

Splash!

How do employers lure staff in a tightening labor market? The curly tail grubs and spinnies of the business world are higher wages and better benefits.

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Weekly Market Commentary 05-07-2018

Posted by Gary Stringer on May 14, 2018 5:50:42 PM

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Weekly Market Commentary
May 7, 2018

 

The Markets

What in the world?
A lot happened last week. Some of the notable events included:

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Weekly Market Commentary 04-30-2018

Posted by Gary Stringer on Apr 30, 2018 4:42:44 PM

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Weekly Market Commentary
April 30, 2018

 

The Markets

A meeting of the minds.

The Federal Reserve and the U.S. bond market appear to be in agreement about the direction of interest rates. For more years than anyone cares to count, investment professionals have been predicting the end of the bull market in bonds. Bond guru Bill Gross called the end of the bond

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Weekly Market Commentary 04-23-2018

Posted by Gary Stringer on Apr 26, 2018 12:09:49 PM

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Weekly Market Commentary
April 23, 2018

 

The Markets

The world is in debt. 

The April 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF) Fiscal Monitor reported global debt has reached a historically high level. In 2016, debt peaked at 225 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP) (the value of all goods and services produced across the world). Public debt is a significant component of global debt. The IMF wrote:

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Weekly Market Commentary 04-18-2018

Posted by Gary Stringer on Apr 18, 2018 3:48:46 PM

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Weekly Market Commentary
April 18, 2018

 

The Markets

What do you think?

• Are you bullish, bearish, or neutral about the U.S. stock market?
• Are U.S. stocks undervalued, overvalued, or fairly valued?
• What is the biggest threat the U.S. stock market faces this year?

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