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  • Jul 8

    Weekly Market Commentary

    What will the Federal Reserve do now? There was unexpected economic news last week. On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced 224,000 new jobs were added in June, ...

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  • Jul 1

    Weekly Market Commentary

    In the infamous words of Mortimer Snerd, “Who’d a thunk it?” After U.S. stocks dropped sharply during the last weeks of December 2018, investors ...

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  • Jun 26

    US-China Trade War Update

    On May 30th, New York Magazine published a chat between business writer Josh Barro and Benjamin Hart1. In discussing recession questions and trade wars Barro argued, with respect ...

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  • Jun 24

    Weekly Market Commentary

    Everything went up – and that’s unusual. Randall Forsyth of Barron’s explained, “Like our major political parties, the stock and bond markets seem ...

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  • Apr 15

    First Quarter 2019 Key Takeaways

    After posting their worst December since 1931, U.S. stocks surged to their best January since 1987, followed by further gains in February and March. Once again, the markets ...

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  • Mar 27

    Slouching Towards Brexit

    With the original March 29th deadline about to pass, we still don’t know how, or even if, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Like a ...

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