Author Archives for Gracie Hynes

Market Outlook – May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 12:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – May 20, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. New Home Sales U.S. New Home Sales are expected to slow to 675k in April after reaching a 17-month high of 692K in March If achieved, the 675K New Home Sales pace would be… Read more


Market Outlook – May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 12:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – May 13, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Retail Sales – YoY U.S. Retail Sales are expected to rise by 0.3% month-to-month in April after rising by the much larger than expected 1.6% M/M in March On a comparative year-on-year (YoY) basis… Read more


Market Outlook – May 6, 2019

May 6, 2019 12:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – May 6, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Weekly U.S. Initial Jobless Claims have moved up to 230k for two weeks in a row after hitting a new economic expansion low of 193k about a month ago for the… Read more


Market Outlook – April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019 12:47 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – April 29, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. ISM PMI The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is expected to pull back slightly to 55.0% in April from 55.3% in March The range to date in 2019 for… Read more


Market Outlook – April 22, 2019

April 22, 2019 12:38 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – April 22, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. GDP Growth – YoY U.S. GDP is expected to increase by 2.0% in the first quarter of 2019, on quarterly-annualized basis, down from 2.2% growth in Q4 2018 On a comparative year-on-year (YoY) basis… Read more


Market Outlook – April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019 12:41 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – April 15, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Retail Sales – YoY U.S. Retail Sales are expected to increase by a solid 0.9% in March vs February after falling by 0.2% the month before On a comparative year-on-year basis (YoY) Retail Sales… Read more


Market Outlook – April 8, 2019

April 8, 2019 12:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – April 8, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Initial Jobless Claims U.S. weekly Initial Jobless Claims fell to a new contemporary economic cycle low of 202k last week for the week ending March 30, 2019 This is the lowest historical level for… Read more


Market Outlook – April 1, 2019

April 1, 2019 12:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – April 1, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (Chg.) U.S. Non-farm payrolls are expected to rise by 175,000 in March after increasing by the extremely disappointing and paltry 20,000 in Feb. In addition to any revisions to the seemingly aberrant… Read more


Market Outlook – March 25, 2019

March 25, 2019 12:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Market Outlook – March 25, 2019

This week we’re looking at: U.S. Consumer Confidence Index The Conference Board U.S. Consumer Confidence Index is expected to improve slightly to 131.8 in March from 131.4 in February Sustained robust readings of consumer confidence likely helped investors absorb and… Read more


GSAM Acquires Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services from S&P Global Market Intelligence

March 18, 2019 2:00 pm Published by Comments Off on GSAM Acquires Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services from S&P Global Market Intelligence

GSAM Acquires Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services from S&P Global Market Intelligence NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 – Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“GSAM”) announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Standard & Poor’s Investment Advisory Services… Read more