Daily Market Update for 9/14

US Treasury Yields slid after the morning’s consumer price index data added more confusion to the economic picture. Is lower than expected inflation a good thing or a bad thing? What does it mean for Fed monetary policy? The unanswered questions equate to risk for investors, sending them to safer bets.

Daily Market Update for 9/13

The OPEC Monthly Report provided a positive outlook for the economy, stating that oil demand would exceed pre-pandemic levels next year. That sent oil futures and the Energy sector higher and turned investors more optimistic on value stocks and the re-opening trade.

Market Week in Review – 9/7/2021 – 9/10/2021

This week investors wrestled with worries over a slowing economic recovery and the timing of the Fed’s bond tapering this fall. The short week opened with the Nasdaq reaching a new all-time high, but prices faded from that point through the end of the week. Glitches in cryptocurrency platforms sent Bitcoin and Ethereum lower, while NFTs sent Litecoin higher.

Daily Market Update for 9/9

Indexes declined today after a volatile day for bonds. Yields were rising in the early morning before a robust 30y Bond auction sent yields lower. Jobless claims data released in the morning hit another pandemic low, boosting the economic outlook but raising expectations for the Fed to start tapering bond repurchasing.