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All This Talk Of Inverted Curves …

ABOUT INVERTED YIELD CURVES … With regard to Yield Spreads, we’ve been monitoring the 3mth/10yr spread this week for the possibility of a first indication that a U.S. Recession may be on the cards this year. As a guide, the inversion on the 3mth/10yr has to be maintained for at least 10 trading sessions to be taken seriously […]

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Weekly Market Analysis

The Weekly Market Analysis is now published at financialscents.com. Please get your weekly dose of the markets there from now on. This is the latest update: https://www.financialscents.com/weekly-market-analysis-14-january-2019-bmo-2/

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Weekly Market Analysis – 14 January 2019 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – January 07 to 11 : Stocks Extend Rally into Earnings Season The S&P 500 gained 2.5% this week, rising for the third straight week and extending its rally to 10.4% since its Christmas Eve low. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.4%, the Nasdaq Composite gained 3.5%, and the Russell 2000 […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 07 January 2019 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – December 31 to January 04 : Fed Chair Powell, Strong Jobs Data Help Lift Stocks from Growth Concern Angst Wall Street kicked off the first week of 2019 on a higher note, as robust jobs data and soothing commentary from Fed Chair Jerome Powell helped press pause on global growth concerns. […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 31 December 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 24 to 28 DECEMBER 2018 : Stocks Bounce in Wild Roller Coaster Ride The S&P 500 rallied 2.9% during a week that featured its worst Christmas Eve in history, a historic rally, and a stunning reversal in late trading action. Wall Street’s end-of-the-year Santa Claus rally, which began taking shape on […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 24 December 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 17 to 21 DECEMBER 2018 : S&P 500 Sets New Yearly Low amid Continued Uncertainty The S&P 500 dropped 7.1% this week, setting a new yearly low at 2408.12, amid ongoing concerns over economic growth, trade, politics, and fear the Federal Reserve could be on course for making a policy mistake. […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 17 December 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 10 to 14 DECEMBER 2018 : Stocks Extend Losses as Uncertainty Continues to Grip Investors Wall Street suffered another down week, as continued uncertainty surrounding economic growth, trade, politics, and the path of interest rates kept many buyers on the sidelines.  Heightened trading volatility also proved effective in keeping buyers sidelined, […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 10 December 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 03 to 07 DECEMBER 2018 Global Growth Concerns Pull Stocks Lower The S&P 500 fell 4.6% this week, as global growth concerns were exacerbated by negative developments regarding U.S-China trade negotiations and the continued flattening of the U.S. Treasury yield curve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 4.5%, the Nasdaq Composite […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 03 December 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 26 to 30 NOVEMBER 2018 : Stock Market Rallies with Optimism Surrounding Fed and U.S.-China Trade Relations The S&P 500 rallied 4.9% this week, helped by the Fed softening its policy stance and by hope that U.S-China trade tensions would be meaningfully eased at the G-20 Leaders Summit. For the month, […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 26 Nov 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 19 to 23 NOVEMBER 2018 : Energy, Tech Stocks Crushed as S&P 500 Loses Yearly Gains The S&P 500 fell 3.8% on this holiday-shortened trading week, erasing its gain for the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 4.4%, the Nasdaq Composite lost 4.3%, and the Russell 2000 lost 2.6%. There […]

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