February 19, 2020

The Markets – February 19, 2020

Many stock markets around the world moved higher last week. Investors’ optimism in the face of economic headwinds has confounded some in the financial services industry. […]
February 11, 2020

The Markets – February 11, 2020

Last week, major U.S. indices posted strong gains. That’s welcome news, but the drivers behind share price appreciation appear to have little to do with company […]
February 7, 2020
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The Markets – February 5, 2020

Prepare yourself. There is a good chance markets will be volatile in the coming weeks. Precautions designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus may also […]
January 28, 2020

The Markets – January 28, 2020

Markets hunkered down last week. News of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China unsettled investors around the world. The respiratory infection is related to severe acute […]
January 22, 2020
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The Markets – January 22, 2020

The new trade deals are here! The United States and China signed a preliminary trade deal last week. The next day, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was […]
January 14, 2020
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The Markets – January 14, 2020

It was a nerve-wracking week. Iran fired 22 ballistic missiles at the Ain Al Asad air base near western Iraq and a second base in northern […]
January 8, 2020
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The Markets – January 7, 2020

About face! 2019 was a remarkable year for investors with many asset classes delivering positive performance. Both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, a gauge of […]
January 2, 2020

The Markets – December 31, 2019

2019 will be a hard act to follow. Investors may find themselves reluctant to ring out the old and ring in the new this week. During […]
December 27, 2019
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The Markets – December 24, 2019

Let’s hear it for 2019! Major stock indices in the United States and overseas are poised to deliver double-digit gains for the year. Even with uncertainty […]