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The Week Ahead – Looking Back

Welcome to “The Week Ahead” where we take a moment to provide our thoughts on what we can expect in markets and the economy during the upcoming week.

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March 13, 2020 is seared into my memory as it was the last time that I had a meal inside a restaurant in Los Angeles County (for those that crave Oyster Bar style Pan Roast I highly recommend The Dive in Temple City). On March 15 everything came to a standstill, as..

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Investments & Economy The Week Ahead Grow

The Week Ahead – Growing Pains

By | 3/8/21 8:58 AM Brett Dulyea, CFA, CAIA
| 3/8/21 8:58 AM

Welcome to “The Week Ahead” where we take a moment to provide our thoughts on what we can expect in markets and the economy during the upcoming week.

The jobs report last Friday was an absolute scorcher, 379K versus 200K expected. The private payroll number was even better at 465K versus 200K expected – dropping the unemployment rate to 6.2%. Even with the big increase in payrolls, the number of jobs in the United States is still down by..

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Investments & Economy The Week Ahead Grow

The Week Ahead – Staying Focused on the Recovery

Welcome to “The Week Ahead” where we take a moment to provide our thoughts on what we can expect in markets and the economy during the upcoming week. 

For a change, the S&P 500 did not have the best of weeks. Equity markets were battered as a relentless backup in long-term interest rates weighed on valuations. The S&P 500 slipped 2.4% but suffered deeper declines of more than 4% in some of the market's higher growth areas. Still, the S&P..

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