Market Insight Monthly | January 2019

ECONOMY SOLID ECONOMY, BUT RISING UNCERTAINTY IN JANUARY REPORTS January’s reports painted a picture of a solid economy struggling with global uncertainty. The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index (LEI), an aggregate of ten leading indicators, declined 0.1% in...

Market Update September 7, 2018

Macro View Daily Insights Still waiting on trade news. Stocks around the world are quiet this morning as investors wait for trade developments. The public comment period for another $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods ended yesterday, and President Trump has...

Market Update | August 27, 2018

Macro View Daily Insights Outstanding earnings season by many measures.Second quarter numbers were strong even without the boost from the new tax law, while guidance was generally positive despite tariffs and trade policy uncertainty. With just 15 index constituents...