Stocks fall after Rate Cut, New Chinese Tariffs Planned

Weekly Market Sitrep: August 5, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: stocks fall after a Federal Reserve rate cut, new tariffs are planned for Chinese goods, and payrolls see triple-digit monthly growth.   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last week, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, in…

Stocks Dip as Earnings Season Begins, Retail Sales Up in June

Weekly Market Sitrep: July 22, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: stocks dip as earnings season begins; investors wait for the July Federal Reserve meeting, while considering retail sales data and comments from Fed officials.   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock benchmarks retreated during the first week of the second-quarter earnings season. As some big…