Should You Care What the Financial Markets Do Each Day? Investors are people, and people are often impatient. No one likes to wait in line or wait longer than they have to for something, especially today when so much is just a click or two away. This impatience also manifests itself in the financial markets. […]
(August 12th to August 16th, 2019) ~ Presented by Blanke Schein Wealth Management ~ RECAP: equities are hit by considerable volatility, following developments in the bond market as well as the U.S.-China trade dispute. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock indices saw significant ups and downs last week, with traders looking for economic cues from Treasury yields […]
(July 1st – July 5th, 2019) ~ Presented by Blanke Schein Wealth Management ~ In this week’s recap: stocks hit record peaks, then descend after the Friday release of the June jobs report; further tariffs are planned for European imports. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET AU.S. stock benchmarks opened a new quarter positively. The S&P 500 gained […]
Investors may be lulled into a false sense of security by this market. Provided by HighTower Palm Desert Will the current bull market run for another year? How about another two or three years? Some investors will confidently say “yes” to both questions. Optimism abounds on Wall Street: the major indices climb more than they […]
Transparency is Not Enough: Why the Financial Industry Must Embrace Accountability by Elliot Weissbluth, CEO at HighTower. Back in 2013, I called out the financial services industry for being less transparent than the tobacco industry based on a report about the conflicts of interest inherent in some firms’ business models. Conversations about […]
Market Updates December 12th, 2016 Global stocks, US bonds and the dollar moved higher, whereas international currency and gold declined. Investors appear to be optimistic about future economic growth in the US, but worry about the European Union’s political risk and China’s inflation. This week’s economic calendar included a substantial widening of the international trade deficit; […]
Global Markets React to the Trump Win Some major indices retreat after the news, but others advance. Provided by HighTower Palm Desert ~~~ News of Donald Trump’s election victory did not upend the equities markets. As word of his largely unexpected Electoral College win traveled around the world, most major indices did not suffer alarming […]
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