Monthly Archives: July 2018

Market Perspective for July 30, 2018

FANG stocks pulled the technology and consumer discretionary sectors and the broader market lower on Monday. Facebook (FB) fell 2.19 percent on the day, Amazon (AMZN) 2.06 percent, and Netflix (NFLX) 5.71 percent. Financials, materials, and energy were positive for … Continue reading »

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Global Momentum Guide for July 30, 2018

Click Here to view today's Global Momentum Guide -   - WEEKLY SECTOR MOVERS - The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 1.57 percent last week, the MSCI EAFE 1.32 percent and the S&P 500 Index 0.61 percent. The Nasdaq declined 1.06 percent and the Russell 2000 Index 1.97 percent. The Nasdaq has ...more
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Market Perspective for July 27, 2018

The now $20-trillion U.S. economy grew at a 4.1-percent annualized pace in the second quarter, in line with forecasts. Personal consumption rose 4 percent. Exports were responsible for 1 percentage point, or roughly 25 percent of growth. Economists believe this … Continue reading »

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The ETF Investor Guide for July 2018

The July Issue of the ETF Investor Guide Is Now Available! - Click Here to View the July Issue - Links to the July Data Files have been posted below - Market Perspective: Jobs Up, Retail Up, Industrial Production Up - The Nasdaq increased 1.03 percent over the past month to lead the major indexes, ...more
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ETF & Mutual Fund Watchlist for July 25, 2018

Strong Alphabet (GOOG) earnings lifted the Nasdaq higher on Tuesday and into the black for the week. The Dow Industrials and Russell 2000 are near short-term resistance levels. The financial sector has been rising with long-term interest rates. Stronger economic … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for July 23, 2018

Equities moved higher on Monday with interest rates after Barclays hiked its second-quarter GDP growth estimate to 5.3 percent. The 10-year Treasury yield saw its largest one-day gain since mid-May. This week will be light on economic data, but not … Continue reading »

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Global Momentum Guide for July 23, 2018

Click Here to view today's Global Momentum Guide -   - WEEKLY SECTOR MOVERS - The MSCI EAFE Index increased 0.63 percent last week, the Russell 2000 Index 0.58 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 0.15 percent. The S&P 500 Index was flat, while the Nasdaq fell 0.07 percent. The Nasdaq ...more
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Market Perspective for July 20, 2018

Transportation stocks led market performance this week with strong earnings reports from airlines and railroads. The Dow Transports climbed 1.85 percent. The Russell 2000, rose 0.58 percent. Retail sales increased 0.5 percent in June and May’s growth was revised higher … Continue reading »

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ETF & Mutual Fund Watchlist for July 18, 2018

The Dow Transports outperformed over the past week after rail and air transportation stock beat earnings. CSX Corp (CSX) far exceeded earnings estimates. Analysts expected $0.86 per share in earnings, but the company delivered 17 percent more with $1.01 per … Continue reading »

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The Investor Guide to Vanguard Funds for July 2018

The Investor Guide to Vanguard Funds for July is AVAILABLE NOW!  - Links to the July data files are posted below. Market Perspective:  Economic Growth Remains Impressive - The Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq outperformed over the past month with gains of 1.49 percent and 1.38 percent, respectively. ...more
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