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Jobless Claims Continue to Soar

Earlier today, the Department of Labor confirmed that between March 14th ad March 28th, almost Read more

State of the Markets – March 28

Market indices rebounded this week by roughly 10% as Congress passed, and the President signed Read more

COVID-19 Lockdown Leads To Largest Jump In Initial Jobless Claims Ever

According to the Labor Department, the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits climbed to Read more

Market Movements

Fiscal-stimulus hopes led to the second consecutive day of strong gains pushing the S&P 500 Read more

Potential Sign Of A Turning Point In Europe

According to data released Sunday afternoon, the rate of increase of positive coronavirus tests has Read more

COVID-19 Threatens More Than 15 Million U.S. Hospitality Jobs

The service industry will be one of the hardest hit by the economic slowdown being Read more

Fed’s Move Highlights Risks To Economy

As we all acknowledge, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has globally altered normal activities of all individuals Read more

Weathering the Storm

The trigger of recent volatility and the market sell-off that we’ve endured for the last Read more

OPEC/Russia Feud Adds Angst to Already Fragile Market

Major equity indices experienced their worst single session since the 2008 financial crisis as a Read more

Federal Reserve Cuts Rates By 50 Basis Points

As expected, as part of a coordinated global stimulus effort, the Fed cut interest rates Read more

A Few Charts Regarding Market Volatility

While volatility in the market understandably causes investor angst, market timing is not a prudent Read more

Is The Fed About To Move?

While the U.S. Federal Reserve has remained steadfast in its efforts to maintain interest rates Read more

A Note on Monday’s Coronavirus-led Sell-off

Updated 2/25/2020 Coronavirus contagion fears saw U.S. equities kick off the week on a negative Read more

Both Micro and Macro Have Helped the U.S. Outperform Peers

Corporate earnings continue to be promising as U.S. companies are generally reporting better than expected Read more

Solid U.S. Economic Numbers Have Eased Coronavirus Fears in the Markets

Over the past few days, better than expected GDP, employment, and manufacturing reports have helped Read more