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John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended August 28th

August 31, 2020

  Upward trend The major U.S. stock indexes climbed around 3% and the S&P 500 recorded its eighth positive week out of the past nine. The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ continued to set new record highs; the Dow turned positive year to date while remaining about 3% below its historic peak.   GDP drop-off The […]


Charles Schwab: U.S. Dollar Outlook

August 29, 2020

The U.S. dollar has fallen by about 7% against a broad basket of currencies since its mid-March peak. After a nearly decade-long bull market that saw it appreciate by more than 40%, we believe the dollar could be headed for a longer-term decline. Because the dollar is the world’s reserve currency, a change in its […]


Alliance Bernstein: Global Macro Outlook

August 27, 2020

Key Forecast Trends Outlook . Source: https://www.alliancebernstein.com/library/global-macro-outlook-august-2020.htm


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended August 21st

August 25, 2020

  Retail earnings jump A difficult quarterly earnings season is wrapping up on a strong note, as several major retailers reported surging sales that exceeded analysts’ expectations. Among them was Target, which reported the largest quarterly sales growth in its 58-year history, with online sales driving much of the surge.   Mixed global outlook Economic […]


LPL: The Best 100 Days Ever

August 21, 2020

Market Blog August 14, 2020 The S&P 500 Index has been flirting with a new all-time high the past few days and is currently less than half a percent away from exceeding the last all-time high set on February 19. What a different world it is from that last new high, as we’ve experienced one […]


Kevin Miller on Market Watch Deep Dive

August 20, 2020

Deep Dive Buy in Europe, where stocks have been ‘brutally beaten up,’ says fund manager Published: Aug. 17, 2020 at 9:37 a.m. ET By Philip van Doorn   The decline in the dollar also helps American investors holding overseas stocks   Three things have led Systelligence CEO Kevin Miller to begin shifting money at his […]


Kevin Miller on TD Ameritrade Market On Close

August 19, 2020

Click and watch TD Ameritrade Market On Close with Kevin Miller, CEO and Portfolio Manager of E-Valuator Funds.  


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended August 14th

August 18, 2020

  On the cusp The S&P 500 on Wednesday closed within a tenth of a percentage point of its record high set six months earlier, but the index couldn’t quite climb above its prior peak of 3,386 points. At Friday’s close, it remained about 0.4% below the record. Signs of recovery U.S. retail sales rose […]


LPL: Labor Market Continues Summer Momentum

August 13, 2020

After falling the most on record in April, the US labor market has rebounded with three consecutive months of job gains, adding back more than 9 million of the 22 million jobs lost in March and April. In July, the economy added back nearly 1.8 million jobs, ahead of Bloomberg consensus estimates for 1.5 million […]


Federated: ‘Historic’ Can Work Both Ways

August 12, 2020

BOTTOM LINE Second quarter U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) plunged 32.9% quarter-over-quarter annualized (-9.5% non-annualized), marking the single largest economic contraction since record-keeping began for this metric in 1947. The carnage was paced by significant declines of 35.6% in personal consumption, 27% in nonresidential fixed investment, 38.7% in housing and a massive liquidation of $315.5 […]