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Weekly Market Commentary

Is consumer confidence softening?

Focus turns to the growing differences between soft sentiment and hard data to determine direction of the economy in 2017’s first half.

  • Brusuelas, Joe
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Weekly Market Commentary

Jobs report could give green light for Fed

The week ahead will see a spate of first-tier economic releases. February jobs report expected to be the major market-moving event.

  • Brusuelas, Joe
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Weekly Market Commentary

Market gains likely despite hurricanes

Markets are poised for a week of gains despite the lingering damage from Harvey and Irma. Solid underlying economic fundamentals continue.

  • Brusuelas, Joe
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Weekly Market Commentary

New and pending home sales remain sluggish

A modest week of data is expected, primarily consisting of housing, durables income, spending and employment reporting.

  • Brusuelas, Joe
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Weekly Market Commentary

Labor data to drive asset pricing

Eyes on auto and service sales, manufacturing and labor data as the market assesses a possible Federal Reserve rate hike to close out 2016.

  • Brusuelas, Joe
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Weekly Market Commentary

Light week for economic data

Light economic releases this week, thus the trend of asset markets following the direction of the U.S. dollar and oil will likely remain in place.

  • Brusuelas, Joe
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