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John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended December 27th

December 31, 2019

  Ending on a high note U.S. stocks extended their recent run of posting modest weekly gains and pushing their record levels slightly higher, with the major indexes rising nearly 1%. For the S&P 500, it was the fifth weekly gain in a row and the 11th positive week out of the past 12.   Dollar […]


Alliance Bernstein: Three Possible Paths for Fed Interest Rate Policy in 2020

December 26, 2019

  The US Fed held rates steady in December and plans to continue that stance through 2020. But a lot can happen to change the Fed’s mind—after all, it entered 2019 expecting to hike rates and ended up with three cuts. What does 2020 have in store? The outlook is unusually cloudy. Geopolitical events like […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended December 20th

December 24, 2019

  Consumers confident A monthly gauge of consumer confidence rose to the highest level since May. The University of Michigan’s Index of Consumer Sentiment climbed to 99.3, up from a reading of 96.8 in late November.   Momentum builds Stocks extended their recent positive run entering the closing days of 2019, with the market rallying […]


Kevin Miller on Bloomberg radio

December 19, 2019

Bloomberg News U.S. Economic Policy Team Leader Sarah McGregor and Clayton Allen, Vice President of Special Situations at Height Capital Markets, discuss the U.S. rolling back China tariffs. Bloomberg Markets Senior Editor John Authers talks about UK election results and Brexit outlook. Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Joel Weber and Bloomberg News Corporate Finance Reporter Davide Scigliuzzo […]


Kevin Miller with Yahoo Finance On The Move

December 18, 2019

Highlight: With USMCA, the UK elections and a limited U.S.-China trade deal done, “I can see the evolution of our markets… picking up to the point where the Fed will feel that the next move they need to make would be a quarter point raise,” says   Kevin Miller.  More click here:   Source: https://twitter.com/YahooFinance/status/1205537530122100736


Kevin Miller joins TD Ameritrade’s The Watch List

December 17, 2019

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John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended December 13th

December 16, 2019

    Tariff rollback A preliminary agreement announced on Friday between U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators includes a withdrawal of new U.S. tariffs that had been scheduled to take effect on Sunday, December 15. China will also remove tariffs, and rates on an earlier round of U.S. tariffs will drop from 15.0% to 7.5%—not as […]


LPL: A Blowout November Jobs Report

December 12, 2019

Economic Blog December 6, 2019 The U.S. job market bounced back in November. Nonfarm payrolls increased 266,000 last month, a 10-month high and well above consensus estimates for a 180,000 gain. September and October payrolls were also revised up by 41,000. Manufacturing payrolls climbed by 54,000 in November, but about 40,000 of that rise reflected […]


JPMorgan: Investment Outlook for 2020

December 11, 2019

The investment outlook for 2020 Investment strategies for a late-cycle environment   IN BRIEF Click to read the article:  JPM2019-09 MI_2020Outlook_112719


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended December 6th

December 10, 2019

Jobs momentum  The latest U.S. employment report beat expectations, providing further evidence that recent recession fears may have been unwarranted. Stocks rallied on Friday after the government reported that the economy generated 266,000 new jobs in November and the unemployment rate slipped to 3.5%. Retail strength The holiday shopping season got off to a strong […]