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Monday – July 15, 2019

Market opens flattish to begin the new week. Earnings come into focus. Expectations are for a contraction in Q2 numbers, but the big question is, what matters most: earnings or the Fed? The narrative has…
July 15, 2019
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Monday – July 8, 2019

Market opens lower to start the new week. With the Market near all-time highs, the stronger than expected jobs report for June complicates the rate cut plan for July. The Market has clearly already priced…
July 8, 2019
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Monday – June 17, 2019

Market opens flattish to start the new week. And it’s an important one. Three major central banks meet this week, with the future of monetary policy to combat the economic slowdown the focus. Investors will…
June 17, 2019
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Monday – June 10, 2019

Market opens higher to start the new week. Deals are the theme, as the last minute arrangement with Mexico on Friday negated the tariff increase for now. United Technologies and Raytheon announced a merger over…
June 10, 2019
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Monday – June 3, 2019

Market opens mixed to begin the new month. The DOW has declined six consecutive weeks, something it has not done since 2011. It was the worst May in nine years. The DOW's Friday close was…
June 3, 2019
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Tuesday – May 28, 2019

Market opens flattish to begin the holiday-shortened week. Things are on track for a decline in May, something that has not occurred in 7 years. The S&P has seen 3 consecutive weekly decliners for the…
May 28, 2019
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Monday – May 20, 2019

Market opens lower as tensions over trade continue to weigh heavily on investor psyche. Google has suspended business with Chinese Tech company Huawei, which requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered…
May 20, 2019
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Monday – May 13, 2019

Market opens sharply lower to start the new week with the same theme: Trade War. It’s growing. Last week was the worst week on the year for stocks. US-China trade tensions show few signs of…
May 13, 2019
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Monday – May 6, 2019

Market opens sharply lower after President Trump surprised the world over the weekend that a tariff increase on China is coming Friday. This suggests the talks have been breaking down or perhaps the divide was…
May 6, 2019
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Monday – April 15, 2019

Market opens flattish to start the new and shortened week. It’s also Tax Day. Momentum is strong heading into Earnings Season. Financials jumped off the JP Morgan report on Friday. Goldman and Cit didn’t say…
April 15, 2019
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Monday – April 8, 2019

Market opens lower to start the new week. But that’s something new. With gains on every trading day of the quarter's first week, the S&P 500 heads into Monday riding a 7-day winning streak and…
April 8, 2019