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 […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: March 11, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The U.S. added 235,000 jobs in February, far above the 198,000 that analysts and economists had estimated. The unemployment rate fell to 4.7% while labor force participation and […]

By: Joel Charalambakis | On: March 4, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action The Dow’s streak of closing at consecutive highs ended at 13 but shares still ended the week at further record levels. Markets added more than 1% on Wednesday […]

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

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The Dow Jones has hit 11 consecutive closing highs, a streak that hasn’t been seen since 1987. Plans for tax reform this summer and higher GDP growth goals […]

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

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action Another week and another set of new highs for major U.S. indices. The growth in stocks this week has pushed equities to their richest valuation (on a forward […]