10/2 Weekly Market Review

10/2 Weekly Market Review

Short-term Summary: The S&P 500 has sustained its recent strength, fueled this week by the “Big Six” tax proposal.  Some of the high points include a proposed 20% corporate tax rate (from 35%), one-time/low repatriation tax, near doubling of the standard deduction...
9/25 Weekly Market Review

9/25 Weekly Market Review

Short Term Summary: The S&P 500 has been able to hold, and build slightly, from its break out to new highs on September 11th. Although the index has not moved much over the past week, there has been some sector rotation taking place beneath the surface. The...
9/18 Weekly Market Review

9/18 Weekly Market Review

Short-Term Summary: The S&P 500 was able to break out to new highs again over the past week, as did the Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite. The S&P 500 Equal weight index and Russell 2000 have yet to follow suit, and will continue to be...
9/11 Weekly Market Review

9/11 Weekly Market Review

Short-Term Summary:  This week, the S&P 500 has consolidated last week’s gains that took the index back above its 50 DMA. Although the index is within 1% of its all-time highs, there has been some volatility beneath the surface. For example, the insurance...
9/5 Weekly Market Review

9/5 Weekly Market Review

Short-Term Summary: Markets remained fairly sanguine over the last week, with U.S. equity indices largely ignoring high-profile headline events. The resumption of geopolitical concerns, after North Korea launched a missile over Japan and a spike of gasoline futures on...