Canary in the Coal Mine?

Canary in the coal mine again? Last week we mentioned one early indicator of weakening markets despite the S&P 500 hitting all-time highs. This week we expand the discussion into all the sectors comprising the S&P500 as the cyclicals-vs-defensive ratio indicates an early warning signal….

Breakin’ Out to the Upside!

On Friday, the markets closed the week gaining traction. The Dow had 7 days of consecutive growth, rising 2.34%—its largest weekly gain since March. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 rose 2.41%, the NASDAQ jumped 2.68%, and the MSCI EAFE increased 1.41%. Various factors came together to support the growth. From geopolitical topics to strong corporate earnings, […]

Earnings Season Begins

Market volatility continues. Stocks slid on Friday, April 13, but still held on to gains for the week. The S&P 500 increased 1.99%, the Dow added 1.79%, and the NASDAQ was up 2.77%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE also rose, gaining 1.45%. Similar to recent weeks, international events continued to sway markets: Concerns about […]