Market Commentary

Is an Uber IPO on the Horizon?

Is an Uber IPO on the Horizon?

Market Digest – Week Ending 06/02/2017 Following the holiday weekend, U.S. and international stocks were relatively flat amidst myriad political news and economic data points. Equities subsequently rebounded Thursday with ADP reporting stronger than expected...
The Fiduciary Rule Marches On

The Fiduciary Rule Marches On

Market Digest – Week Ending 5/26/2017 U.S. stocks closed mixed on Friday ahead of the long weekend, but the S&P and NASDAQ ended slightly up, closing at an all-time high. Despite some disappointing domestic housing and manufacturing reports, markets...
Fiduciary Snapshot: The Future of the Rule

Fiduciary Snapshot: The Future of the Rule

With the amount of news coming from Washington, it’s easy for Americans to forget about the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary Rule, which had been set to phase into effect last month. But amidst the flurry of headlines, the Fiduciary Rule has...
Politics & Markets Are Unpredictable

Politics & Markets Are Unpredictable

Market Digest – Week Ending 5/19/2017 Global stocks finished the week little changed, but the eerie calm of the past few months was disrupted on Wednesday when word leaked that President Trump may have asked former FBI director James Comey not to investigate...
Low Market Volatility For Now

Low Market Volatility For Now

Market Digest – Week Ending 5/12/2017 It was a quiet week for stocks, which extends a recent trend. The VIX, a measure of volatility of the S&P 500, hit a quarter-century low this week. U.S. markets drifted modestly lower while international equities...
Investing in Stocks Means Companies, Not Politics

Investing in Stocks Means Companies, Not Politics

Market Digest – Week Ending 5/5/2017 Continued strong corporate earnings and a robust jobs report propelled stocks to another record close. Increased expectations for a Fed rate hike in June held back some higher dividend paying sectors such as REITs and...
Market Recap – A Choppy Week For Stocks

Market Recap – A Choppy Week For Stocks

Market Digest – Week Ending 5/20 Increasing expectation for a Fed rate hike in June created a choppy week for stocks, but no directional consistency. US stocks finished flattish for the week with international stocks modestly up. The dollar gained after Fed...


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