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Tuesday – September 3, 2019

Market opens lower to begin September, historically the worst month on the year for stocks. Trade fears and falling rates continue to be the themes driving downward pressure on stocks. New tariffs were implemented by…
September 3, 2019
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Monday – August 26, 2019

Market opens sharply higher after a wild overnight session which gapped down lower initially, following Friday's sharp selloff. Something important to point out was the significant increase in volume on Friday. The selloff came on 2.5X normal…
August 26, 2019
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Monday – August 12, 2019

Market opens with a downward bias again, as the situation in Hong Kong gets worse. The level and scope of protests have expanded. So has the violence. The Hong Kong airport, one of the busiest in the world,…
August 12, 2019
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Monday – July 22, 2019

Market opens higher to begin the new week, and what a week it will be. Earnings Season hits full stride with roughly 1/3 of the S&P companies reporting numbers for Q2. It is a star-studded…
July 22, 2019
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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