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Market Update: Earnings and the Yield Curve

Jack Bouroudjian discusses what strong earnings might suggest, and how to interpret the flattening yield curve.

Market Update: What to Watch Amid Market Volatility

As the market digests volatility, Jack Bouroudjian lists three factors to watch: interest rates in the wake of inflation data,…

Market Update: An Explosion of Buying

The week begins with an “explosion of buying,” says Jack Bouroudjian. He discusses that and why we should watch the…

Market Update: Volatility and the Trump Trade

With all the volatility this week, Jack Bouroudjian examines the question, is the Trump trade unraveling?

Market Update: April Begins With A Sell Off

April begins with tariff tantrums, which sparked a big sell off in equity markets today. Following the drop, Jack Bouroudjian…

Market Update: Extreme Volatility

Extreme volatility has defined the last week of the quarter. Jack Bouroudjian looks ahead to what we should watch heading…

Market Update: Equities Move up Again

Despite the bounceback today, the first quarter of 2018 was the first in years to see equity indexes move lower….

Weekly Outlook: Fed Officials and GDP

This week, we’ll see several Federal Reserve officials speak in the wake of last week’s rate hike announcement. We will…

Market Update: Headline Risk

Jack Bouroudjian discusses risk affecting the market from Facebook and Twitter, and looks ahead to this week’s FOMC meeting.

Weekly Outlook: Powell’s First FOMC Meeting

The Federal Reserve meets this week, and a rate hike is highly anticipated in Jay Powell’s first meeting as Fed…

Market Update: Inflation & Headlines

After the Consumer Price Index numbers and Producer Price Index numbers last week, Jack Bouroudjian says we need to pay…

Market Update: After the Jobs Number

After a strong jobs number Friday, where will the market focus this week? Jack Bouroudjian says the Consumer Price Index…