Archive for May, 2018

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Weekly Market Update – 28 May 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 21 May to 25 June 2018 Equities finished the week a tick higher, unfazed by what seemed like a continuous flow of geopolitical headlines. Most of the news centered on U.S.-China trade relations and the U.S.-North Korea summit – which, as of Thursday, is “officially” canceled, but more on that […]

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Weekly Market Update – 14 May 2018 BMO

… WEEK IN REVIEW – 07 to 11 May 2018: Buyers Re-emerge Following Q1 Earnings Season Buyers returned to the market this week following a three-week absence during the thick of the first quarter earnings season. The S&P 500, the Dow, and the Nasdaq finished with sizable weekly gains, adding between 2.3% and 2.7% apiece […]

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Weekly Market Update – 07 May 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 30 April to 4 May 2018: Mixed Week Ends On A Positive Note Equity indices finished the week mixed, with the S&P 500 and the Dow losing 0.2% apiece and the tech-heavy Nasdaq adding 1.3%. Investors digested the latest policy directive from the Fed, the Employment Situation report for April, and […]

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We Are Today, A Result Of Spending Yesterday

On 1st May 2012, I made a series of postings as the economy grew from having too much cheap money. It started with an innocent query on why thoughtless, lavish spending encourages unhealthy inflation instead of helping to stimulate the economy. People were rushing madly into property launches buying more homes than they could live […]

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