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July 2018 Market Recap: Earnings and strong economy boost stocks
August 3, 2018 | Gene Walden, Senior Finance Editor
The stock market posted its largest monthly gain since January as rising corporate earnings and strong GDP growth numbers helped overcome concerns over tariff and trade issues.
Aug 2018 Market Outlook: Have 'FANG' tech stocks given the market bad 'breadth'?
August 3, 2018 | Darren Bagwell, CFA, Chief Equity Strategist
One of the defining characteristics of the U.S. stock market recovery from the Financial Crisis of 2008-09 has been the growing concern and commentary regarding the dominance of a small group of technology-centric stocks collectively referred to by the acronym “FANG” (or “FAANG” or “FAAMG”).
July 2018 market outlook: Trade 'war of words' adds to uncertainty
July 5, 2018 | Mark Simenstad, Chief Investment Strategist
International trade has burst front and center as a growing concern for the U.S. and global economies and financial markets. Until recently, this issue was considered a trade “war of words,” but now there is increasing sentiment that it is escalating into a true trade war.
June 2018 market recap: Stock buybacks help buoy volatile market
July 5, 2018 | Gene Walden, Senior Finance Editor
As lawmakers ushered the new tax bill into law last year, one of the expectations they expressed was that corporations would use their tax break to increase wages and invest in capital improvements.
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