Mid-Week Market Minute 06.09.21

Global equities were marginally higher in early trading this week ahead of Thursday’s widely anticipated inflation report. Economists are anticipating the report to show that headline consumer prices increased from 4.2% to 4.6% on an annualized basis. Ahead of next week’s Federal Reserve meeting, the report may provide some clarity for investors who will be […]

Market Recap – Week Ending 06.04.21

Overview: Stocks were marginally higher across the world last week, as accommodative monetary policy and fiscal stimulus continues to fuel markets across the globe. Emerging markets led the way, with the MSCI EM index up 1.6%, while international developed stocks were up 0.7%. In the U.S., the S&P 500 index rose 0.6% over the past […]

Mid-Week Market Minute 06.03.21

Following the long Memorial Day weekend, stocks kicked off the month of June on a positive note. Strong economic data from Europe and Asia helped boost investor sentiment, leading to a continuation of the outperformance in international developed and emerging markets. Oil jumped higher on Tuesday, with a barrel of WTI Crude trading north of […]

Market Recap – Week Ending 05.28.21

Overview:  Stocks were positive across the globe last week, as positive earnings and economic data continued to fuel the economic recovery. On the earnings front, 97% of S&P 500 companies have reported first-quarter earnings, with earnings on pace to rise 50% from a year ago, the biggest increase since 2010. 86% of companies have topped […]

Mid-Week Market Minute 05.26.21

Global equities traded marginally higher this week as investors look forward to key economic data heading into month-end. More than 95% of companies in the S&P 500 have now reported first-quarter earnings. According to FactSet, the revenue growth rate for the first quarter is expected to come in around 10.7%, which would mark the highest […]