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DEAL OR NO DEAL – Weekly Market Commentary 05/13/19

U.S.-China trade tensions escalated last week. President Trump increased tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports to the United States from 10% to 25% and has threatened to put 25% tariffs on an additional $325 billion of Chinese goods—a process that could begin this week, though it would take a couple of months to implement.  Read entire commentary here:

Sell in May? – Weekly Market Commentary 05/06/19

“Sell in May and go away” is probably the most widely cited stock market cliché in history. Every year a barrage of Wall Street commentaries, media stories, and investor questions flood in about the popular stock market adage. This week, we tackle this commonly cited seasonal pattern, and why some seasonal weakness could make sense in 2019.  Read entire commentary here:

Stocks Reach Record Highs – Weekly Market Commentary 4/29/19

Stocks reached new highs last week. The S&P 500 Index completed a V-shaped recovery last week to register its first record high since September 20, 2018, to close at 2933.68 on April 23 [Figure 1]. Here we share our thoughts on what this record could mean for stocks going forward.  Read entire commentary here: