Month: September 2018

MARKET RECAP + NFP 7th Sept. 2018

US equities retreated on Friday amid continued concerns about US trade policy and potential regulations for big tech. Large caps underperformed small caps: S&P 500 (-0.22%) vs. Russell 2000 (-0.08%). Real estate (-1.24%) and utilities (-1.20%) bested the broader market indices, while health care (+0.15%) and energy (-0.02%) lagged. Intel (-1.71%) and Travelers (-1.30%) weighed […]

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US Nonfarm Payrolls Preparation For August 2018

US Nonfarm Payrolls Preparation for August 2018   The Employment Situation for August 2018 is scheduled to be released on September 7, 2018, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. Jobless claims remained near a 50-year low in the month, pointing to a very low rate of layoffs. Still, hiring may have been limited by the shrinking […]

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