Yearly Archives: 2023

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Chairman Powell’s Christmas Gifts

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Soft Landing Hopes Push Dow to All-Time High

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Markets Look for Another Fed Pause this Week

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Santa Delivers Some Early Gifts in 2023

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Black Friday Sales and Markets Move Higher

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Markets Give Thanks to the Fed…for Now

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Fed Presidents Provide Interest Rate Outlooks

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Fed Can’t Spook Markets

    Last week saw an unusual number of meaningful events that will likely affect the economy and financial markets in the weeks and months ahead. The week began with the outbreak of war in the Middle East. Markets watched closely throughout the week as the conflict between Israel and Hamas developed. Market participants also were interested in two inflation reports and comments from several Federal Reserve officials. In addition, the U.S. House of Representatives continues to search for a Speaker to replace Representative McCarthy. Lastly, corporations began to report their third-quarter earnings ... Read More

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