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Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Weekly Update 1/17

Major US equity indexes hit new highs as the phase one US-China trade deal was signed. Corporate bond markets were focused on earnings, but saw continued strong demand. Trade optimism…
Scott McKenna
January 22, 2020
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Weekly Update 1/3

US stocks gained in the first half of the week, but ended mixed as the US assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani heightened tensions in the Middle East. Bond yields…
Scott McKenna
January 3, 2020
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Weekly Update 12/20

US markets continued to rally last week as investors celebrated the coming of a phase one US-China trade deal, although all of the final details have yet to be announced.…
Scott McKenna
December 24, 2019
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Weekly Update 12/13

All major US indexes rose higher last week, driven by continued positive trade sentiment. Friday saw a large spike as both Chinese and US officials announced tariff reductions. Despite the…
Scott McKenna
December 17, 2019
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Weekly Update 12/6

The week started off shaky as the Trump administration reinstated tariffs on steel and aluminum for Argentina and Brazil and also mentioned US-China tensions might be pushed off until after…
Scott McKenna
December 10, 2019
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Weekly Update 11/29

US Equities hit another all time high last week on continued trade deal optimism, but fixed incomes moved little during the short trading week. European equities drew higher, and the…
Scott McKenna
December 3, 2019
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11/22

US equities declined slightly after six weeks of gains, and volatility remained low. US bond markets were affected by uncertainty over the US-China trade deal, and longer term bond yields…
Scott McKenna
November 26, 2019
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11/15

US equities continued their climb last week despite overall mixed economic data. With all of the political volitility we've seen, there has been almost no fluctuation in market volatility. In…
Scott McKenna
November 19, 2019