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JP Morgan: 4Q 2020 Global Asset Allocation Views

October 30, 2020

Insights and implications from the Multi-Asset Solutions Strategy Summit In brief THE VOLATILITY IN GLOBAL EQUITY MARKETS SINCE LABOR DAY CONTRASTS MARKEDLY WITH THE SERENE UPWARD MARCH OF STOCK PRICES THAT CHARACTERIZED THE SUMMER MONTHS. The combined effect of improving macro data, a better than expected earnings season and a decline in virus cases in […]


Alliance Bernstein: Do US Elections Matter for Equity Investors?

October 29, 2020

  Investors are anxious as the US elections draw near. Although politics haven’t mattered much for equity returns in the past, things could change this time because several powerful trends that developed over recent decades have set the stage for this year’s explosive political agenda. With election day approaching, equity markets have had no shortage […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended October 23rd

October 28, 2020

  Momentum shift A three-week string of gains ended as the major stock indexes slipped around 1% entering the busiest stretch of what’s so far been a strong quarterly earnings season. Stocks couldn’t recover from a Monday decline fueled by a setback in congressional negotiations over a coronavirus relief package.  Yields surge The yield of […]


LPL: 5 Charts We Are Watching

October 20, 2020

Market Blog There are many charts that caught our attention this week, and today we share the top 5 charts we’re watching. The S&P 500 Index recently had a four-week losing streak and fell nearly 10% along the way, while the Nasdaq and many large cap tech stocks fell even more. Then in a big […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended October 16th

October 19, 2020

  Retail recovery U.S. retail sales rose by a better-than-expected 1.9% in September. The latest gain marks the fifth consecutive monthly increase—a string that has returned retail sales to pre-pandemic levels and then some.  Earnings kickoff Several of the major U.S. banks that opened quarterly earnings season reported that their third-quarter results were boosted by […]


Alliance Bernstein: Global Macro Outlook – October 2020

October 15, 2020

Key Forecast Trends Download PDF     Forecast Overview Source: https://www.alliancebernstein.com/library/global-macro-outlook-October-2020.htm


Kevin Miller on Bloomberg Radio

October 14, 2020

Fast forward to the 35:00 mark for Kevin’s segment. Bloomberg Intelligence Chief Equity Strategist Gina Martin Adams and Bloomberg Stocks Editor Dave Wilson set the Businessweek Agenda. We breakdown bank earnings with Anton Schutz, President at Mendon Capital Advisors. Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Joel Weber and Bloomberg Businessweek National Correspondent Josh Green discuss Josh’s story on […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended October 9th

October 13, 2020

  Robust rally The major U.S. stock indexes each rose more than 3%, and the S&P 500 posted its best weekly result in three months. The NASDAQ Composite’s nearly 5% rise was the biggest gain among the indexes, leaving it just 4% shy of the record high it set in early September.  Into the unknown […]


John Hancock: U.S. Inflationary Forces

October 9, 2020

Framed as a subtle shift in policy, U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) Chair Jerome Powell recently announced an important, if widely expected, shift in the way it thinks about employment, inflation, and interest rates—with far-reaching implications for investors.   When the Fed announced its decision to move toward “a flexible form of average inflation targeting,” effectively confirming […]