Deal Or No Deal | Weekly Market Commentary | May 13, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS Escalating U.S.-China trade tensions caused stocks to sell off more than 2% last week. Globally exposed sectors paced last week’s declines, namely materials, industrials, and technology. The maximum peak-to-trough decline of less than 3% so far this year...

Sell In May? | Weekly Market Commentary | May 6, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS The May through October period has historically been the weakest six months for equities. However, in recent years the six-month stretch has seen higher equity prices. This year, with stocks up significantly from the December lows, we advise more caution...

Stocks Reach Record Highs | Weekly Market Commentary | April 29, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS We look at what’s priced into stocks following year-to-date strength to help gauge potential impact of surprises and disappointments. When we look at what’s not priced in, we see several possible surprises that could propel the stock market to new highs....

Fading Momentum | Weekly Market Commentary | April 22, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS U.S. stocks have rallied back near all-time highs in an impressive feat of momentum. This momentum could fade as stocks grapple with overbought conditions and mixed signals. Overall, we expect the S&P 500 to move higher after a period of...

What’s Priced In | Weekly Market Commentary | April 15, 2019

KEY TAKEAWAYS We look at what’s priced into stocks following year-to-date strength to help gauge potential impact of surprises and disappointments. When we look at what’s not priced in, we see several possible surprises that could propel the stock market to new highs....