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Third-quarter earnings season begins
The major U.S. equity indices moved modestly higher last week, flirting with all-time highs as third-quarter corporate earnings results and an agreement between the U.K. and E.U. on a Brexit deal...
U.S., China reach “phase one” deal
Global equities marched higher last week pushing aside fears of a global slowdown as the U.S. and China reached an agreement, in principle, on “phase one” of a trade deal and prospects for...
Recession fears abound
The S&P 500 fell 0.34% on the week, posting its third consecutive weekly decline as recession fears took center stage, clouding the outlook and rattling equity markets.
Trade fears, impeachment inquiry shake markets
The major U.S. equity indices moved lower for a second straight week as trade uncertainty, mixed U.S. economic data, and political turmoil in Washington weighed on investor sentiment.
Fed Conducts Open Market Operations
In an eventful week for market participants, the major U.S. equity indices ended a three week stretch of gains as the drone attack of a Saudi Arabian crude processing plant and trade friction drove...
Trade Relations Warm
U.S. equities notched a third straight week of gains as investor sentiment received a boost on the back of a more-dovish-than-expected European Central Bank (ECB), easing trade tensions...
U.S., China Agree to Meet
The major U.S. equity indices moved higher for a second straight week as U.S./China trade war optimism outweighed concerns of a slowing U.S. economy. U.S. and Chinese officials announced plans to hold
U.S. Equities Take a Breath
The major U.S. equity indices advanced last week, notching their first weekly gains since late July as a reprieve from the harsh rhetoric by the U.S. and China seen the week prior...
Trade War Escalates
U.S. equities looked poised to snap a streak of weekly losses until an escalation of the U.S./China trade war on Friday roiled markets and sent the S&P 500 to its fourth straight week of declines.
Global Outlook Darkens
U.S. equities suffered their third straight week of declines last week as the flight to safe-haven assets took center stage sparked by weak global economic data...
Trade Fears Abound
Trade war jitters gripped markets last week and sent U.S. equities and Treasury yields lower.
Trump Levies More Tariffs
U.S. equity markets suffered one of the worst weeks of losses since the December selloff on the back of Jerome Powell’s hawkish statements and President Trump’s re-escalation of trade tensions...
ECB Holds Steady
U.S. equity markets rebounded last week buoyed by better-than-expected corporate earnings results and U.S./China trade optimism.
Second-Quarter Earnings Season Begins
A shaky start to second-quarter corporate earnings and mixed economic data sent U.S. equity markets lower last week, ending a two-week rally in the S&P 500.
Powell Speaks to Congress
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell did little to push back against the market’s expectation of a July rate cut at hearings in front of Congress last week.
Jobs Rebound in June
Global equity markets rallied last week as the U.S./China trade truce boosted investor sentiment and weakened global growth concerns.
U.S., China to Resume Talks
On the geopolitical front, Presidents Trump and Xi agreed to resume trade negotiations at the conclusion of their highly-anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit this weekend.
Federal Reserve Loses Patience
Dovish Federal Reserve sentiment and confirmation of an extended Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 summit led U.S. equity markets higher on the week and sent the S&P 500 to new all-time highs.
Trump Raises the Stakes
In a relatively quiet week, U.S. equity markets notched a second straight week of gains as investor optimism over the U.S./Mexico border agreement outweighed lingering trade concerns.
U.S. and Mexico Reach Deal