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Kevin Miller on TD Ameritrade Market On Close

July 31, 2019

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LPL: Consumers Power Second Quarter GDP

July 30, 2019

Consumers Power Second Quarter GDP Posted by lplresearch U.S. consumers powered better-than-expected economic growth last quarter. As shown in the LPL Chart of the Day, U.S. Consumers Boost Second Quarter Growth, gross domestic product (GDP) grew 2.1% last quarter, higher than consensus estimates for 1.8% growth. Consumer spending added 2.9% to GDP growth, while government […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended July 26th

July 29, 2019

  Earnings ramp up Quarterly earnings season is entering its busiest week, and the vast majority of companies that have reported results so far exceeded analysts’ expectations. Among S&P 500 companies that had released second-quarter numbers as of Friday, 77% had topped forecasts, exceeding the average earnings beat rate of the past five years, according […]


LPL: Are International Stocks Too Cheap To Ignore?

July 26, 2019

International stocks are on sale, but don’t pull out your wallet just yet. As shown in the LPL Chart of the Day, International Stocks Carry Lower Valuations, both international developed and emerging market (EM) equities carry lower valuations than the S&P 500 Index, based on forward price-to-earnings ratios (PE). Global stocks’ discounts to U.S. stock […]


Kevin Miller on Bloomberg Radio

July 25, 2019

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Lord Abbett: How A Fed Rate-Cut Plan Might Play Out

July 24, 2019

July 11, 2019 Policymakers likely will focus on the so-called “natural’ rate of interest. Here’s a closer look at what that means. The U.S. economic expansion is poised to set a record for longevity, based on data from the National Bureau of Economic Research, and yet the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) is widely expected to […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended July 19th

July 23, 2019

  Early optimism Earnings season got off to a solid start, with more than 80% of S&P 500 companies that had reported as of midweek exceeding analysts’ forecasts. Initial results from companies such as Microsoft fueled talk that second-quarter earnings could rise slightly from the same period a year ago rather than decline by around […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended July 12th

July 15, 2019

  Eyes on earnings Corporate earnings could dampen stock market euphoria, as 77% of the companies that have issued second-quarter forecasts projected negative earnings per share growth. Analysts now expect earnings to decline by 2.9% versus a year ago, as slower growth and the cost of tariffs on U.S. businesses are tallied. Trade back on […]


BlackRock: Global Investment Outlook Midyear 2019

July 10, 2019

The key change in our outlook is that we now see trade and geopolitical frictions as the principal driver of the global economy and markets. This leads us to downgrade our growth outlook further and take a modestly more defensive investing stance. Click here to read. midyear-investment-outlook-2019    


Alliance Bernstein: Searching For Symptoms Of Three Mounting Risks

July 10, 2019

Global equities advanced in the second quarter, but the path was rocky. Incoming earnings reports will provide important clues about how companies are coping with mounting challenges—from trade wars to global growth—and how investors should position. US and European stocks outperformed, while stocks in Japan and China declined (Display). Financials and cyclicals led the gains. […]