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5/31/19 – More Tariffs, More Selloffs

The Trump administration announced this morning that it was potentially adding a 5% tariff on numerous Mexican imports. Beyond these tariffs, this has investors concerned it could derail the new and ‘improved’ NAFTA deal and lead to a broader trade … Continue reading

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4/19/19 – Mixed Markets in Holiday Week

Markets were closed today in observance of Good Friday. On the week, the Dow gained 0.6% while the S&P 500 declined 0.1%. Earnings season started off in a better-than-expected fashion. So far, 74% of companies that have reported earnings exceeded … Continue reading

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4/12/19 – Friday Rally Pulls S&P 500 Positive

I’m heading out of town this afternoon, so the weekly report is coming out a few hours early today. Stocks rallied today on strong earnings from JP Morgan and positive comments on the economy from JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon. … Continue reading

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4/5/19 – Strong Jobs Reports Pushes Stocks Higher

US economy adds 196k jobs in March Oregon Senator proposes taxing unrealized capital gains Stocks responded positively to today’s jobs report. The US economy added 196k net new jobs in March, a strong bounce back after February saw an increase … Continue reading

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