By: Joel Charalambakis | On: May 21, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The Euro hit its highest level in several months this week as the dollar fell for over five consecutive days. German elections that point to Merkel being reelected, […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: May 14, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The U.S. and China stuck an agreement on a 10 point trade package on Friday centered around good and services such as beef, poultry, natural gas, financial services […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: May 6, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The April employment report came in much stronger than expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 4.4%, a post-crisis low on the heels of 211,000 jobs created in April. […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: April 30, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action   After France’s election equity markets took off across the globe, approaching recent highs. The Euro reached a five-month high after the results of France’s election and the […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: April 23, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action French bond yields and spreads to benchmark German bonds narrowed throughout the course of the week as the nation heads to the polls. The race is a tight […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: April 15, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The dollar fell against a number of currencies on Thursday, particularly the Yen and Yuan, as President Trump declared China to not be a currency manipulator and that […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: April 9, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action Minutes of the Federal Reserve’s March meeting were released this week and portions of their content caught markets by surprise. There was wide agreement among board members that […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: April 2, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action Brexit is officially a reality as Theresa May invoked Article 50 to remove the United Kingdom from the European Union. The maneuver sets off two years of negotiations […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: March 25, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The stock market’s streak of consecutive days without a 1% move down ended at 67 days, the longest streak on record. Politics is being blamed for the downturn […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: March 18, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The Federal Reserve proceeded with another rate hike this week, just as markets expected. Chair Janet Yellen cited confidence in the progression of the economy’s fundamentals as the […]