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U.S. equity investors have struggled with conflicting economic data, feeding arguments for both bulls and bears. The non-farm payroll number is a clear example of why investors are confused. May’s payroll number (11,000 new jobs) was very weak and declined for the third month in a row. The June payroll number was very strong (287,000 new jobs), indicating that May’s number was an aberration, confirmed as well by continued low unemployment claims. Bears have also cited the flattening of the U.S. Treasury yield curve – often a sign of slowing growth or a possible recession. read more ❯
It has been an interesting and difficult quarter for investors. The S&P 500 closed last year at 2044 and now trades at 2060, a very modest gain for first quarter. However, on February 11th it sold at 1829, a decline of 10.5% from year-end, and down 14% since its peak of last July. In fact, the market’s behavior since then has been one of substantial swings; there have been four significant declines and four recoveries and, on balance we are still 3.2% below the peak last summer. Importantly, many stocks have performed much worse than the averages and have inflicted notable damage to portfolios. read more ❯
The stock market started to drop in July, recovered in October and started to decline again in December. Weakness has accelerated in the first two weeks of 2016 and there is a degree of panic in the air. Several concerns are dominating, including: disappointing manufacturing data in the U.S., a continued decline in oil prices and new supply from Iran coming online, the Federal Reserve raising interest rates for the first time in nearly ten years, and a decelerating Chinese economy coupled with currency concerns. Our thoughts are as follows: read more ❯