A September Sell Off

Investment Market Update A September Sell Off September 22, 2020 Stocks fell this week for a third straight week as the month of September continues to be a poor month for investors. Markets have trended down the last three weeks after setting all time highs on September 2. Economic data was mixed this week, marked […]

On A Short Week

Investment Market Update On A Short Week September 15, 2020 Stocks fell this week during a four day market week. Markets have trended down the last two weeks after having just set new all time highs. Economic data was sparse this week, but CPI numbers and weekly unemployment claims indicated economic health is likely still […]

Markets Sell Off

Investment Market Update Markets Sell Off September 9, 2020 Stocks fell this week even as manufacturing data shined. The S&P 500 fell from intraweek all time highs on Wednesday. Economic data was mixed this week, but overall indicative of further economic recovery. Labor conditions and manufacturing were strong this week as the most recent initial […]

A Second Week of All Time Highs

Investment Market Update A Second Week of All Time Highs September 1, 2020 Stocks rose this week as durable goods numbers beat expectations, helping propel the S&P 500 to close at fresh all time highs on Friday. Another week of solid economic data helped support stock prices and push up treasury yields. Also helping reassure […]

Markets Notch Another Solid Week

Investment Market Update Markets Notch Another Solid Week August 18, 2020 Stocks rose this week as retail sales and unemployment claims data beat expectations, helping support optimism surrounding the economy. Unemployment claims remain elevated, but came in well below expectations. The S&P 500 remains firmly above the level at which it started 2020, and the […]

Growth in Focus

Investment Market Update Growth in Focus August 4, 2020 Stocks rose this week even as new U.S. Covid-19 infections continue to hover near all time highs. New economic data mostly beat expectations this week, but still revealed that a long road ahead likely remains to recover lost growth. Unemployment claims remain elevated, but came in […]

A Weak Week

Investment Market Update A Weak Week July 28, 2020 Stocks fell this week as new U.S. Covid-19 infections hover near all time highs. Souring the economic mood further is the further deterioration of the diplomatic situation between the U.S. and China. New economic data was sparse this week, but manufacturing PMI still shined with a […]

Good Economic News

Investment Market Update Good Economic News July 21, 2020 Stocks rose again this week as economic data impressed for the second consecutive week. While new cases of Covid-19 have caused some states to begin restricting activities and infection rates seem to be increasing, new encouraging data has managed to support equities. Manufacturing and retail sales […]