Weekly Market Recap


Weekly Market Recap – May 18th, 2018

Weekly Market Recap – May 18th, 2018

In the Markets
This week brought tension regarding the June 12 meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, as North Korean officials pushed back against any plans that involve unilateral abandonment of their nuclear weapons capabilities. As the historic summit in Singapore inches closer, Pyongyang expressed critiques of the U.S. …


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Weekly Market Recap – May 11th, 2018

Weekly Market Recap – May 11th, 2018

In the Markets
Having repeatedly stated his dissatisfaction with Obama era policies, President Trump officially pulled the United States from the Iran nuclear nonproliferation agreement. With the deal off the table, economic sanctions against Iran are potentially back on. Pending renegotiation, Iran exports could be heavily impacted by U.S. sanctions, especially …


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Weekly Market Recap – May 4, 2018

Weekly Market Recap – May 4th, 2018

In the Markets
The 4% mark was finally broken; the April U.S. employment report showed an addition of 164,000 new jobs, bringing unemployment to an 18 year low of 3.9%. Amidst an increasingly tight labor market, wage growth remained slow, up 4 cents in April and 2.6% since this time last …


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Weekly Market Recap – 2018 Review

Announcing the First Weekly Market Recap – April 27th, 2018

In the Markets
To begin 2018, the bullish run of 2017 remained as stocks continued to rise in historic fashion while volatility remained low.  Fast forward to February, and the landscape changed dramatically. Volatility returned to the market with a vengeance, and while it has fallen since the …


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