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The Week Ahead – Safety Net for Markets

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.

Despite the coronavirus outbreak being increasingly acknowledged and addressed by businesses as a lingering issue, the U.S. stock market notched new highs during the week, with the S&P 500 gaining around 1.5% over the last 5 days and the NASDAQ up 11 of the last 13 trading days. With equities..

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The Week Ahead – Cupid's Arrows

By | 2/10/20 8:00 AM Brett Dulyea, CFA, CAIA
| 2/10/20 8:00 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.

Cupid – the mythical winged baby that carries a golden bow and arrow – is one of the most ubiquitous and iconic symbols of Valentine’s Day. Cupid’s image, or sometimes one of a heart pierced by one of his arrows, is often used to symbolize love. So how did an armed cherub become such a big..

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Market Action Update: Don’t Panic

By | 2/3/20 11:05 AM John Hakopian, President
| 2/3/20 11:05 AM

In 2001, the British rock band Coldplay released a single titled “Don’t Panic.” The track opens with an acoustic melody and the lead singer, Chris Martin, singing in his characteristic falsetto voice the decidedly dystopian lyrics:

Bones sinking like stones All that we've fought for Homes, places we've grown All of us are done for

The stock market seems to be reflecting a similar dystopian sentiment in reaction to news of the spreading..

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