Weekly Market Update, April 24-28

Week of April 24 – 28, 2017 Equities The S&P 500 increased 1.53% last week as markets rallied due to a positive result in the French presidential election and tax reform continued to dominate headlines. Earnings were also much better than expected for many...

Weekly Market Update, April 17-21

Week of April 17 – 21, 2017 Equities • Markets were up 0.87% last week after a 0.76% gain on Thursday after Treasury Secretary Mnuchin reiterated the administration’s commitment to tax reform this year. No, this isn’t a market update from February;...

Weekly Market Update, April 10-14

Week of April 10 – 14, 2017 Equities • After more geopolitical worries, the S&P decreased by 1.11% last week. Focus remains on an increasingly fragile geopolitical climate that includes strained relations with North Korea, Russia, and Syria. The increased...

Weekly Market Update, April 3-7

Week of April 3 – 7, 2017 Equities • The S&P 500 decreased by 0.24% last week. The Fed stole the show on Wednesday after their minutes suggested they may begin winding down their balance sheet later this year. After a small drop on Wednesday, the focus...

Weekly Market Update, March 27-31

Week of March 27 – 31, 2017 Equities • The S&P 500 increased by 0.82% last week and closed the first quarter of 2017 with gains of 6.07%. The energy sector led the way higher as oil rallied back above $50. There was also a renewed hope of fall tax cuts, with...