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Weekly Market Commentary
5/4/2021

It’s Spring and economic recovery is in the air. Last week, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported the U.S. economy grew at a 6.4 percent annualized rate for the first three months of 2021.

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Weekly Market Commentary
4/27/2021

It wasn’t just the price of pork chops. Last week, as investors weighed the news, strong corporate earnings were offset by higher grocery prices and rising numbers of global coronavirus cases.

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Weekly Market Commentary
4/20/2021

Where are Treasury bonds going? The direction of bond yields is influenced by investors’ expectations for economic growth, among other factors. When economic growth is expected to weaken, bond yields tend to move lower.

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Weekly Market Commentary
4/13/2021

Investors didn’t stumble over inflation last week. Why not? Inflation – rising prices of goods and services – can be measured in a variety of ways.

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Weekly Market Commentary
4/6/2021

Zoom, zoom, zoom. Big economies tend to recover from recessions about as quickly as semi-trucks accelerate from stop lights. In other words, recovery tends to be slow. That may not be the case this time.

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Weekly Market Commentary
3/30/2021

Last week, unemployment claims were looking good and consumers were feeling good. The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits declined.

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Weekly Market Commentary
3/23/2021

What are professional asset managers thinking? Bank of America recently published the results of its March global asset managers’ survey, which polls 220 professional investors responsible for about $630 billion in assets, reported Julia La Roche of Yahoo! Finance.

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Weekly Market Commentary
3/16/2021

Major stock indices in the United States soared, finishing the week higher and setting new records along the way.

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Weekly Market Commentary
3/9/2021

Neanderthal DNA may make people more – or less – susceptible to COVID-19, reported The Economist. It all depends on

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Weekly Market Commentary
3/2/2021

Students of financial markets may have noted a historically unusual event last week. On Thursday, the yield on 10-year U.S.

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