Financial Markets & EconomyWeekly Capital Market Updates

EWM Weekly Capital Market Highlights For Week Ended 3/22/2019

By March 25, 2019 No Comments
  • Among equities, small caps trailed large caps; growth stocks beat value stocks; international stocks underperformed US stocks; and emerging markets outperformed developed markets.
  • Treasury yields fell. The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury Note plunged below 2.50% and ended the week at around 2.45%.
  • Commodity indices edged up.The price of gold rose as crude oil prices edged higher, but ended the week relatively flat.
  • Dollar indices little changed. While the dollar rose against both the euro and sterling, it fell against the yen.
  • Among major economic data, January durable goods orders rose 0.3% (less than expected); the Fed left the federal funds rate unchanged during the FOMC meeting; and February existing homes sales rebounded sharply.

Click here to download the complete weekly report: EWMWeeklyReview 3.25.19

Disclosure: Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.