Economic Updates

Weekly Economic Update: September 30, 2019

October 3, 2019

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 loses 1% for the week after investors assess mixed economic data and hear that limits might be placed on U.S. investment in Chinese companies. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks retreated last week. Traders worried that the formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump might distract White House […]

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Monthly Economic Update for September, 2019

September 30, 2019

In this month’s recap: stocks descend as traders respond to the devaluation of the Chinese yuan as well as new developments in the ongoing U.S.-China trade talks; the price of gold rises, and bond yields fall. THE MONTH IN BRIEF The stock market had a tumultuous August, reacting to the sudden devaluation of the Chinese […]

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July 2019 Monthly Economic Update

August 27, 2019

In this month’s recap: the Federal Reserve eases, stocks reach historic peaks, and face-to-face U.S.-China trade talks formally resume. Monthly Economic Update THE MONTH IN BRIEF July was a positive month for stocks and a notable month for news impacting the financial markets. The S&P 500 topped the 3,000 level for the first time. The […]

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