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Weekly Update

Bulls and Bears in a Massive Tussle


Published August 19, 2022

 

It has been quite a long time since we have seen such disparity in the narratives flowing down Wall Street. How long and hard the Fed will tighten rates is one source of contention. But it’s not the biggest. That would belong to where corporate earnings are headed, which is sort of a Street barometer for whether or not the economy falls into a recession (how deep that recession is a third dimension discussion floating around also). (more…)

Weekly Update

What the Rest of 2021 Has in Store


Published June 25, 2021

 

With mid-year outlooks for the markets and economy being published this month, we take a look at what the retail investing behemoth, Schwab, has to say about the remainder of 2021. Their article below focuses on the global economy. (more…)

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Non-stop Goodness


Published September 8, 2017

timingcube_cartoon090817The article below, excerpted from Charles Schwab, displays just how strong global equities have been this year.

Chart 1 below is a table of global stock market returns by month using the MSCI All-Cap World Index (ACWI). August came close to breaking the uninterrupted streak of monthly gains for global stocks. This year has seen the only time the index ever (since its inception 30 years ago) posted a gain in every one of the first eight months of the year, as you can see in the heat map of monthly returns below. (more…)