Weekly Market Update 8/12/2019

Weekly Market Update 8/12/2019

Weekly Market UpdateAugust 12, 2019 Presented by Fred Burgess General Market News S. Treasury rates fell considerably over the past two weeks. In fact, they fell at the fastest pace we’ve seen in some time and are now below where they were prior to the 2016 election....
Month Ending Market Update 7/31/2019

Month Ending Market Update 7/31/2019

Weekly Market UpdateJuly 31, 2019 Presented by Fred Burgess Positive July for U.S. markets  Markets had a solid start to the third quarter, with all three major U.S. indices showing gains for July. The S&P 500 returned 1.44 percent during the month, the Dow Jones...
Weekly Market Update 8/5/19

Weekly Market Update 8/5/19

Weekly Market UpdateAugust 5, 2019 Presented by Fred Burgess General Market News Last week, the Federal Reserve (Fed) lowered rates, and more tariffs were imposed on Chinese goods, ending the yield curve’s recent flat streak. The 10-year Treasury yield, which was...
Weekly Market Update 7/29/2019

Weekly Market Update 7/29/2019

Weekly Market UpdateJuly 29, 2019 Presented by Fred Burgess General Market News Last week, the yield curve remained relatively in line with the previous week. With the Federal Reserve (Fed) meeting this week and making a decision on rates, we could see a rate cut for...
Weekly Market Update 7/22/19

Weekly Market Update 7/22/19

Weekly Market UpdateJuly 22, 2019 Presented by Fred Burgess General Market News Rates fell across the curve last week, with the largest declines on the short end of the curve. The 10-year Treasury yield opened the week at 2.04 percent, and the 30-year opened at 2.56...