Posts Tagged: Weekly Market Commentary

The notion of priced-in perfect policy implementation is something that we have extensively discussed since the results of the presidential election.  This euphoric idea that all policies laid forth by President Trump during his first month in office would eventually pass without a hiccup was something that market participants likely assumed to be the case. …

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Economic and political data remained abundant throughout the week as growth figures were revised slightly lower for the fourth quarter, as depicted by gross domestic product, and President Trump delivered his first speech to Congress.  Economic growth did little to sway sentiment as market participants were expecting a revised figure near 2% followed by a…

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Broad Based Gains

The vast majority of asset classes managed to close higher last week while simultaneously sending a mixed signal to market participants.  Not only did equity markets behave positively, such as the 0.73% gain on the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500, but general fixed income holdings also gained value.  The Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond index rose…

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