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EWM Weekly Capital Market Highlights for Week Ended 11/16/2018

By November 16, 2018 No Comments

WEEKLY CAPITAL MARKET HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Among equities, small caps essentially matched the return of large caps; growth stocks under performed value stocks; international stocks outperformed US stocks; and emerging markets beat developed markets.
  • Treasury yields fell. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury Note ended the week at around 3.1%.
  • Commodity indices rebounded. Although crude oil prices plunged, most other commodity prices rose.
  • Dollar indices declined. After reaching an 18-month high early in the week, the dollar ended the week lower against most other currencies.
  • Among major economic data, October headline CPI rose 2.5% year over year, matching expectation; October core CPI rose 2.1% year over year, slightly below expectation; October retail sales surged, jumping 0.8% from September.

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