Weekly Market Commentary – May 28, 2019

The Markets U.S. stocks have had a great run. During the past decade, the profitability of U.S. companies increased rapidly. Strong corporate earnings helped the U.S. stock market outperform markets in other nations by a significant margin. According to Capital...

Earnings Season Takeaways | Weekly Market Commentary | May 20, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS We consider first quarter earning season a success based on the upside surprise and resilience of estimates for the rest of this year. It appears an earnings recession has been averted and better earnings days lie ahead, though trade uncertainty is a...

Deal Or No Deal | Weekly Market Commentary | May 13, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS Escalating U.S.-China trade tensions caused stocks to sell off more than 2% last week. Globally exposed sectors paced last week’s declines, namely materials, industrials, and technology. The maximum peak-to-trough decline of less than 3% so far this year...

Market Insight Monthly | April 2019

ECONOMY GREEN SHOOTS IN APRIL ECONOMIC DATA Green shoots appeared in U.S. economic data as the economy entered the second quarter. Leading indicators signaled low odds of a recession in the coming year. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose 3.1%...