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Markets’ Mixed Signals Leave Fund Managers Guessing

Even as stocks have performed strongly thus far in June, institutional investors have been flipping from overweight to underweight equities at levels not seen since March 2009. While their underweight positioning to global equities fell to a 10-year low,…

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Monthly Economic Update: June 2019

Economic Data Softening as U.S. Economy Looks Toward Longest Expansion Two months into the second quarter and the U.S. economy is heading towards its longest expansion since the 10-year expansion from 1991-2001. By July, it will become the longest,…

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Addressing Tariffobia

Written by: Benjamin Bimson CIMA®, CMT® / CIO, BCJ Financial Group Tariff fears are real and have come full circle in the market since the beginning of May. Up until this point in 2019, there was quite a bit…

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Monthly Economic Update: May 2019

Global Growth Holds Steady: U.S., Europe and China Data Puts Off Slowdown Fears for Now But storm clouds gathering with renewed concerns over U.S., China trade war. Don’t count the global economy out just yet. In addition to a…

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Markets React to Trade Talks

International reaction to U.S.-China trade talks leave markets stirred but not shaken. Reactions to statements by President Trump regarding the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China have caused movement across several financial markets in recent days.…

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U.S. Stocks Rebound From 2018’s Losses

Earnings, expectations for global growth, buybacks help, but CFOs turn more cautious. The major U.S. stock indexes have fully rebounded from the selloff that began in the third quarter and reached its nadir just prior to the holidays. Positive…