Market Update: The Ups & downs of September 16th

Market News: The Ups & Downs of September 16th

The month of September has marked an extremely active and volatile time period for the S&P 500, Dow Jones, and NASDAQ alike. The state of the U.S. economy, geopolitical relations between the U.S. and China, political unrest, and more all play a part in influencing the pendulum-like action of the market this month. In today’s article, we will …

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Here’s What Moved The Markets – November 11 to November 15, 2019

Monday – November 11 Very little happened on the domestic front as today is Veterans Day, a market holiday, and the US stock market was closed (index futures, however, were trading) with nothing in the way of major economic reports. The Dow advanced 0.04% or 10.25 points, ending the day at 27,691.49. Notably, Boeing lifted …

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Key Economic Events That Moved the Markets in August 2019

Trading in August was extremely volatile, dominated by the back-and-forth US-China trade war rhetoric, bond yields inverting and signaling possible recession, and general fears of a decline in global growth. Daily Chart of the S&P 500 Index from August 1  to August 30, 2019 August 1 Indices continued to fall sharply. As Fed Chair Jerome …

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Key Economic Events That Moved the Markets in June 2019

With the big news of gold reaching six-year highs (paralleling the rise in the broader stock market) and the biggest anticipation being the G20 summit, the global reflation scenario remains on track, with easier credit conditions from most of the world’s central banks, including the Federal Reserve, to be expected in the near future, a …

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HA – Economic Factors That Moved the Market in March 2019

Markets overall showed signs of stabilization following the Federal Reserve’s shift toward a more dovish stance. Fourth quarter real GDP clocked some growth at 2.2%, though lower than the initial 2.6% growth expected in February. Uncertainties over tariffs and the trade dispute with China continue to exert pressure on growth prospects. The question that seems …

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HA – Economic Factors That Moved the Market in February 2019

A solid start to earnings season, the Federal Reserve’s change in tone, and US-China trade talks were the major factors contributing to the market’s sharp rally in February. December losses may still be fresh on investors’ minds, but the Fed’s more accommodative turn, a blowout employment report, strong S&P earnings, and positive outlook on trade …

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HA – Key Economic Events That Moved the Market in January 2019

Following the volatility and cumulative declines of 2018, markets in January experienced a welcome relief. In addition to the government shutdown’s resolution on January 25, the US Federal Reserve also signalled its sensitivity to market response by halting further rate increases which triggered positive sentiment in the markets. The easing rhetoric between US and China …

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