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Economic Slowdown Heightens Risk

Economic Slowdown?

March 25, 2019

The S&P 500 is 4.5% from its all-time high. After a very scary December, where the market fell by -9%, global equities have posted…

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Bull Oak Recession Cover Blog

Are We In A Recession?

December 21, 2018

December has been a particularly ugly month for stocks. The S&P 500 is down -11.7% for the month, -9.6% for the year, and -17.5%…

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Is Cnbc Biased

Is CNBC Biased? We Think So.

December 5, 2018

After eight months of research, we have determined that the financial news media site CNBC (www.cnbc.com) has a strong negative media bias, despite the…

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Market Update Oct

Tightening Conditions & Slowing Economies

October 11, 2018

Yesterday’s market pullback was a fairly steep one. The S&P 500 fell by -3.29% and the NASDAQ fell by -4.1% as tech names led…

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Us China Trade War

Trade War Between the U.S. and China: Nobody Wins

September 9, 2018

We live in a global economy where domestic companies are becoming more exposed to international policies and trade agreements. U.S.-based companies now receive more…

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Us Up World Down E

YTD Market Update: US ↑, Rest of the World ↓

August 16, 2018

Writing market commentary is a challenging task as it is tempting to jump into many different topics. There are many market influencers and many…

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Rising Rates And Flattening Yield Curves

Recession Indicators

June 3, 2018

Many economists and portfolio managers like to cite consumer spending, current GDP readings, and the unemployment rate as a sign that things are going…

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Rising Interest Rates And Its Effects

Rising Interest Rates and its Effects

February 25, 2018

After nearly a decade of speculation, interest rates have finally began to increase as inflation has started to pick up (about time). The impact…

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Dont Panic The Market Decline

Don’t Panic: The Market Decline

February 6, 2018

The previous couple of days have been volatile given the recent market decline. Within the past few days (Jan 26 –  Feb 5) the…

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