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Written May 2, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

We’re seeing the appropriate signs of earnings growth, but the real question is whether the economy will show lasting signs of improvement. With the jobs report Friday, Jack Bouroudjian says this could be a year to “hedge in May and walk away.”    

Written May 1, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

Friday was the last trading day of the month. That means we’re officially in May when, traditionally, it’s time to sell and walk away. Next week we’ll begin to see whether that attitude comes to fruition this year. Jack Bouroudjian gives us a couple of things we should be watching next week that have traders’ eye…. Read More

Written April 27, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

Jack talks about the buying which came in on T + 3 for the month of April and explains what the Secretary of the Treasury proposed in Tax reform.  

Written April 25, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

Jack reminds us of the headline risk running the price action in the markets along with the coming end of the month.  Focus will continue to be on developments out of Europe and corporate earnings.  

Written April 24, 2017 by
Jack Bouroudjian
Chief Economist

Earnings and headline risk seem to be taking center stage.  Although earnings are strong, geopolitical concerns are keeping a lid on equity prices.  Keep an eye on developments out of Europe this weekend.