Stocks Rally, Despite Recession Concerns – Weekly Update

June 27, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Bounce Declining energy and food prices and falling bond yields signaled a potentially improving inflation outlook, buoying investor sentiment. The rally in stocks was most powerful on the first and final trading days of a holiday-shortened week. Stocks turned a bit choppy mid-week as investors digested Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s Senate appearance but resumed […] READ MORE


Fed Rate Hike Triggers Market Dip – Weekly Update

June 21, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Tumble Stocks were under pressure all week due to inflation worries, higher yields, and rising recession concerns. In advance of the much-awaited mid-week meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), bond yields jumped, and stocks retreated on speculation that the Fed might raise rates by 75 basis points. When the Fed announced a […] READ MORE


Stocks Dip on Inflation Report – Weekly Update

June 13, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Inflation Upends Stocks Stocks gyrated between gains and losses last week until sliding lower on Friday’s hot inflation report, which heightened worries over a more aggressive Fed and a further economic slowdown. Stocks moved higher to begin the week, despite rising bond yields, a profit warning from a major retailer, and Senate testimony by Secretary […] READ MORE


Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic News – Weekly Update

June 6, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

An Uncertain Market Stocks experienced wild swings last week, in part, due to ongoing uncertainty over economic health and the path of inflation. Investors seemed conflicted when interpreting the data, in some instances viewing economic strength as a negative since it may mean more aggressive rate hikes from the Fed. Illustrative of how this uncertainty […] READ MORE


Confidence in Fed Helps Spark Market Rally – Weekly Update

May 31, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

A Good Week The stock market staged a broad rally last week, ignited by the release of minutes from the May’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The meeting notes eased concerns that the Fed might pursue a more aggressive monetary tightening stance than the Street had anticipated. Investor sentiment rose owing to solid earnings […] READ MORE


Don’t Go it Alone

May 23, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

When markets cycle lower like they have been lately, perspective is critical. If you’re not connected to someone with experience, it can be easy to miss the big picture. If you zoom out a bit in history, most investors haven’t lived through a prolonged price drawdown. For example, a bond fund manager would need to […] READ MORE


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