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Weekly Market Updates

Oak Harvest Market Update – April 15th, 2019

April 15, 2019

Rotation Nation – 2q19 Pause and/or Pullback By Chris Perras, CIO The S&P 500 rose 0.5% last week to extend its year-to-date gain to 16%, ending around 2905, a little beyond our 2q19 projected range of 2880-2900. We are back to flat with last September. Within Financials, JP Morgan topped estimates on Friday and was…

Oak Harvest Market Update – April 8th, 2019

April 8, 2019

“Say Anything”– Capitalism is Dead per the .0001% ers!!! By Chris Perras, CIO Equity markets posted gains last week with the SP500 closing within 1.5% of all -time highs. Looking back to the beginning of 2019, when we published our 1st half-outlook, investors were looking at a trade war with China, a government shutdown, falling…

Oak Harvest Market Update – April, 1st 2019

April 1, 2019

“A Year of Higher Volatility….NOT Likely to Happen!!!!” By Chris Perras, CIO Equity markets posted gains last week with most of the gain coming Friday of?… Yes, you’ve heard it here all year, passive payday money flows. The S&P 500 rose 1.2%, led by industrials and materials. The first quarter has wrapped up, and it’s…

Oak Harvest Market Update – March 25th, 2019

March 25, 2019

“Been there Done That” – 2015/16 Replay By Chris Perras, CIO Friday’s 1.9% pullback left the market off 0.8% last week, though the SP500 is still up 11.7% YTD. 100% of the markets drop happened the second half of Thursday-Friday on the back of concerns of slowing global growth, a strong rally in bond markets…

Oak Harvest Market Update – March 18th, 2019

March 18, 2019

By Chris Perras, CIO Equity markets rebounded last week, with the S&P 500 adding 2.9% off a 2 week pullback, ending the week around 2825 on a big Friday “payday” and quad option expiration day. Technology and energy stocks led gains on the week, however utilities and real estate continue to lead gains with the…

Oak Harvest: Market Update – March 11, 2019

March 11, 2019

As Yogi Berra said: “It’s Déjà Vu All over Again!” By Chris Perras, CIO Equity markets were down last week as weak economic data and caution from the European Central Bank sparked global growth concerns. The final piece of data being weaker than expected USA jobs number.  The S&P 500 dropped 2.2% in its worst weekly…

Oak Harvest: Market Update – March 4, 2019

March 4, 2019

By Chris Perras, CIO Equity markets edged up last week amid month end payday flows and hope of a China/USA trade deal. The S&P 500 rose 0.4% and held around 2800. Energy and technology lead the move as optimism of 2h19 growth picked up. Fed Chair Powell reiterated the Fed’s patient stance. We expect the…

Oak Harvest: Market Update – Feb 25, 2019

February 25, 2019

By Chris Perras, CIO Equity markets rose again this week, led by a 5.4% jump in China on continued reports that U.S. and China are working to de-escalate trade tensions. While now flat with December 1, 2018 and now flat for 14 months, financial headlines reading “the SP500 is up 11.4% year to date” makes…

Oak Harvest: Market Update – Feb 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

By Chris Perras, CIO Equity markets closed out last week at SP500 2775, a recovery high from the Christmas Eve SP500 2350 lows. Positive optimism on a US/China trade deal was the convenient financial press excuse, while OHFG attributes most of the move to 1) continued Federal Reserve dovish talk on interest rates lowering market…

Oak Harvest: Market Update – Jan 28, 2019

January 28, 2019

By Chris Perras, CIO Late last week, President Trump signed a bill reopening parts of the U.S. government until February 15th and levitating the SP500 back to 2665, or flat with Dec 31, 2017. Since the government has been closed for over a month, most economic data has been delayed. We expect most of the…

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