Posts Tagged: Weekly Market Commentary

The quarterly earnings season has yielded positive results thus far and the overall tone of earnings calls remains upbeat.  As of Friday, nearly 23% of the constituents of the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 index have reported earnings and nearly 80% of them have outpaced analyst expectations.  This remains significant given that the current year-over-year…

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The highly anticipated interest rate announcement by the Federal Reserve materialized as expected during the week.  Interest rates controlled by the Fed increased by 0.25% and the Fed’s new leadership, under Jerome Powell, appeared to maintain a continuity plan from the previous Chair, Janet Yellen.  The importance of such continuity, in our opinion, may help…

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