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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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Weekly Market Analysis – 19 November 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 12 to 16 NOVEMBER 2018 : Stocks Lose Ground Over Continuing Growth Concerns Wall Street tumbled this week, with consumer discretionary and information technology stocks leading the retreat. Concerns over peak earnings growth continued to linger, and a further breakdown in oil prices also weighed on investor sentiment. Brexit reentered the […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 12 November 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 05 to 09 NOVEMBER 2018 : Fed Policy Statement Not Enough to Derail U.S. Midterm Gains The S&P 500 rose 2.1% this week, but had to weather a late week sell-off after the latest policy statement from the Federal Reserve humbled an upbeat reaction to the midterm elections. Neither outcome was […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 05 November 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 29 OCTOBER to 02 NOVEMBER 2018 : Stocks Stage Rebound Following October Sell-Off The S&P 500 staged a rebound effort this week, tallying a 2.4% weekly gain. The continued expectation that the market was due for a bounce-back after last month’s sell-off, compounded with mostly upbeat earnings and easing trade tensions […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 29 October 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 22 to 26 OCTOBER 2018 : The Bears Have It Good This October The Bulls are saying that the stock market just had another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week, filling in some more blanks on what has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad month. Just how bad […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 22 October 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 15 to 19 OCTOBER 2018 : Mixed Outing As Earnings Season Ramps Up Stocks had a mixed outing this week after suffering heavy losses in the week prior. The benchmark S&P 500 finished flat, leaving its October loss at 5.0%, and the blue-chip Dow ticked up 0.4%. Conversely, the tech-heavy Nasdaq […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 15 October 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 08 to 12 OCTOBER 2018 : An Ugly Week on Wall Street Stocks sold off sharply this week, sending the S&P 500 lower by 4.1%. Fears over potentially weakening economic and earnings growth helped fuel the selling, which left stocks at three-month lows going into the third quarter earnings season. The […]

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Weekly Market Analysis – 08 October 2018 BMO

WEEK IN REVIEW – 01 to 05 OCTOBER 2018 : Stocks Fall As Yields Surge The S&P 500 fell 1.0% this week, weighed down by a surge in bond yields, which rose to multi-year highs in front of Friday’s release of the Employment Situation report for September. The tech-heavy Nasdaq and the small-cap Russell 2000 […]

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