Posts Tagged: Weekly Market Commentary


Labor Market Strength

The highly anticipated June labor market report was released last week and the results were fairly upbeat.  The economy added 222,000 private jobs and was followed by a positive 47,000 revision for May.  We were excited to see the upbeat total figures given that May’s report was not particularly strong.  The unemployment rate was announced…

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Domestic equity market volatility remained notable during the week as the performance spread between the best and worst performing sectors resulted in a considerable 6.17% differential.  On the low end, large capitalization technology stocks (S&P Information Technology Index) failed to generate strong sentiment and continued its near-term downside trend that commenced in early June.   The…

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The story of oil prices thus far in 2017 has been a highly recurring media headline.  The volatility has proven odd in that the vast majority of pundits have proven to be completely inaccurate in their forecasts.  This is not to say that pundits, in general, have the ability to correctly identify price trends but…

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