Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary
April 22, 2014

In describing the universe of data used in making national security assessments, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld explained, “There are known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns.”

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Weekly Market Commentary
April 15, 2014

The Federal Open Market Committee’s March meeting minutes were released on Wednesday and provided comfort that rates would be kept low for the foreseeable future even though the unemployment rate was nearing 6.5%.

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Weekly Market Commentary
April 08, 2014

Cheerleaders for the stock market were briefly sidelined last week amid claims made by author Michael Lewis on “60 Minutes” that the market is “rigged” by high frequency traders.

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Weekly Market Commentary
April 01, 2014

The financial markets have just completed the first quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 0.7% year-to-date while the S&P 500 ended up 1.3% and the Nasdaq +0.5%.

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Weekly Market Commentary
November 05, 2013

Last week, the Federal Open Market Committee elected to keep bond purchases and interest rates at the same levels, sustaining an accommodative and stimulative policy until the labor market gains strength.

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