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Market Updates

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Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending March 31, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

It was another volatile week for equities with the S&P and Dow both returning over 2%. Mark Zuckerberg continues to face scrutiny as the controversy surrounding Facebook’s handling of users’ personal data remains the center […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending March 23, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

Equities had difficulties both domestically and internationally last week. The S&P 500 was down 5.9% which marks the worst week the U.S. stock index has had in two years. The NASDAQ, which is heavily comprised […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending March 16, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

Now that the steel and aluminum tariffs are in place, President Trump is wasting no time in making his next significant trade move. This time, the target is China for the theft of American intellectual property by targeting between $30 […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending March 9, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

President Trump eased some of the stock market’s worries last week by excluding Canada and Mexico from the steel and aluminum tariffs that he signed into effect on Thursday. While our neighbors got a break, […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending March 2, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

We kicked off last week with Jerome Powell, the new Chairman of the Fed, testifying before Congress on the health of the economy. And for the most part, Powell sounded a lot like Yellen in […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending February 16, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

After a wild couple of weeks that saw equity markets down over 10% at one-point, last week went much more smoothly. The S&P was up 4.37% for the week which puts it at 2.46% so […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending February 9, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

We all got a healthy reminder last week – the stock market and the economy are not the same things. For example, the U.S. Labor Department’s January jobs report was released on February 2, with […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending February 2, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

There was no hiding from last week’s market sell-off. Domestic equities, international equities, real estate equities, government bonds, corporate bonds, international bonds, and commodities all posted negative numbers for the week. Equities, in particular, took […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 26, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting took place last week in Davos, Switzerland. Elites from around the world met to discuss global economic issues. The group’s mission statement is, “committed to improving the state of […]

Weekly Market Review: The Week Ending January 19, 2018

By: Jim Rambo, Allegheny Research Team

When the Dow moved from 24,000 to 25,000, it was the fastest 1,000 point move in the index’s history taking only 23 trading days. This time, it took only eight trading days for the Dow […]