15 03, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: MARCH 14, 2019

2019-03-15T20:36:27+00:00

Treasury Yields Holding Steady, Analysts Raise New Trade Deal Concern A new week and nothing much seems to have changed as investors continue to grapple with the same old stuff. The good news is that there is not much out there currently to drive interest rates as 10-year U.S. Treasury yields have stayed in the [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: MARCH 14, 2019 2019-03-15T20:36:27+00:00
8 03, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: MARCH 7, 2019

2019-03-08T16:29:01+00:00

Watching for Clues and Waiting for a Trade Deal While trade continues to be on the minds of investors, economic concerns have once again moved to the forefront as investors fret that the ECB isn’t going far enough to stave off a slowdown in the global economy. As for trade, the market awaits details of [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: MARCH 7, 2019 2019-03-08T16:29:01+00:00
1 03, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: FEBRUARY 28, 2019

2019-03-01T21:43:23+00:00

GDP Growth Beating Expectations China’s apparent economic worries and the abrupt end to the Hanoi summit, alongside escalating geopolitical risks have added to the growing array of investors’ concerns. The list also includes the lingering trade war, concerns over global growth and the direction of monetary policy. All this is cooling investor sentiment even though, [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: FEBRUARY 28, 2019 2019-03-01T21:43:23+00:00
15 02, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: FEBRUARY 14, 2019

2019-02-15T22:15:49+00:00

Market Ponders as Economic News Unfolds Investors continue to weigh the outlook of trade developments between the U.S and China as officials from the world’s two largest economies meet. Will progress be made, or will new tariffs go into effect March 1? On the home front, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported the worst drop [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: FEBRUARY 14, 2019 2019-02-15T22:15:49+00:00
8 02, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: FEBRUARY 7, 2019

2019-02-08T21:34:10+00:00

Next Week’s Trade Talks Take Center Stage China makes headline news once again as a trade deal between the two largest economic powers isn’t close, according to U.S. administrators. This realization rattled investors already on edge over concerns that signs of a slowdown in the global economy are spreading. All ears will be trained on [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: FEBRUARY 7, 2019 2019-02-08T21:34:10+00:00
1 02, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 31, 2019

2019-02-01T15:38:31+00:00

Fed Indicates Rate Patience Financial markets enjoyed a relatively quiet week with reported corporate earnings proving better than expected and investors awaiting news on U.S./China trade discussions. U.S. Treasury yields have turned around on the heels of Fed signals that it will be patient on interest rate moves and flexible on its strategy for reducing [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 31, 2019 2019-02-01T15:38:31+00:00
25 01, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 25, 2019

2019-01-25T22:43:53+00:00

Domestic Turbulence and Global Concerns Vexing Investors U.S. 10-year Treasury yields have continued to float in the mid-2.70 percent range after steadily climbing last week to 2.79 percent. Not much has quelled market concerns over the last few weeks as investors look for clues on both global trade and the health of the U.S. economy. [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 25, 2019 2019-01-25T22:43:53+00:00
18 01, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 17, 2019

2019-01-18T16:28:04+00:00

Treasury Yields Inch Up, Jobless Claims Hit Five-Week Low While not overwhelming, 10-year U.S. Treasury yields showed a steady increase during the week, moving north to 2.75 percent. And while U.S./China trade tensions continue to dominate the market, strong economic data supported the notion that the world’s largest economy continues to grow. Data showed U.S. [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 17, 2019 2019-01-18T16:28:04+00:00
11 01, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 11, 2019

2019-01-11T23:55:06+00:00

Softer Tone from Fed on Interest Rate Hikes U.S. 10-year Treasury yields climbed from last week’s lows of 2.56 percent to settle at 2.74 percent. And while headline news continues to focus on government funding, border wall negotiations and U.S./China trade talks, the Fed stole some limelight as Chairman Powell seems to be adopting a [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 11, 2019 2019-01-11T23:55:06+00:00
4 01, 2019

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 3, 2019

2019-01-04T17:00:48+00:00

Uncertainty Stealing the Spotlight The year’s lackluster finish has many economists predicting growth slowing in 2019. On the bright side, there are a lot of economic barometers that still look good and support continued growth. Unemployment is at 3.7 percent, the lowest in decades. Inflation is within the Fed’s target range. Pay growth is accelerating [...]

CAPITAL ALERT: JANUARY 3, 2019 2019-01-04T17:00:48+00:00