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EWM Weekly Capital Market Highlights for Week Ended 4/29/19

By April 29, 2019 May 23rd, 2019 No Comments
  • Among equities, large caps trailed small caps; growth stocks beat value stocks; international stocks underperformed US stocks; and developed markets outperformed emerging markets.
  • Treasury yields fell. The yield on the 10-year US Treasury Note slid back to 2.50% from 2.56% at the beginning of the week.
  • Commodity indices declined. Crude oil prices plunged towards the end of the week after rising early in the week.
  • Dollar rose. The dollar jumped and the dollar index (DXY) hit a 52-week high during the week.
  • Among major economic data, Q1 2019 GDP rose 3.2%; new home sales jumped, initial jobless claims rebounded; and durable goods orders surged.

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