Weekly Market Commentary October 26, 2015

Weekly Market Commentary 10/26/2015

Weekly Market Commentary – October 26, 2015 The Markets Central banks were at it again – and markets loved it. Last week, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi surprised markets when he indicated the ECB’s governing council was considering cutting interest rates and engaging in another round of quantitative easing. The Economist explained European … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary 10/19/2015

Weekly Market Commentary 10/19/2015

Weekly Market Commentary – October 19, 2015 The Markets How quickly emotions have changed since August. Worry? Angst? It’s already priced into the markets, according to some experts. Last week, Barron’s published the results of its Big Money Poll, a biannual survey of professional investors and money managers. A majority of those surveyed (55 percent) … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary 10/12/2015

Weekly Market Commentary 10/12/2015

Weekly Market Commentary – October 12, 2015 The Markets They’re investors. They’re allowed to change their minds. Just a few weeks ago, on September 17, the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to leave the fed funds rate unchanged. In part, this was because, “Recent global economic and financial developments may restrain economic activity … Read more

Weekly Market Commentary 10/5/2015

Weekly Market Commentary 10/5/2015

Weekly Market Commentary – October 5, 2015 The Markets Well, third quarter was a humdinger. It began with the first International Monetary Fund (IMF) default by a developed country (Greece) and finished with Hurricane Joaquin possibly headed toward the east coast. In between, China’s stock market tumbled, the Federal Reserve tried to interpret conflicting signals, … Read more