Financial Professionals


Syria Impacts the Markets How?

Joe Terranova
Late Monday, August 26, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry alerted Syria that it would be held accountable for using chemical weapons. Subsequent price action for the S&P 500® Index (SPX) (Figure 1) has reversed the market’s attempt to restore July’s bullish momentum.

Emerging Markets

Joe Terranova
The MSCI Emerging Markets Index (MXEF) declined 2.65% this past week and is now down 11.6% for 2013. The MXEF declined on the week despite the late week stabilization for U.S. equity markets.

Five Charts to Watch

Joe Terranova
Since the release of my third quarter playbook “State of Confusion” in early July, it seemed as though the Fed-driven market confusion that began in late May had given way to clarity in the early stages of the third quarter.

Dual Mandate: Labor and Inflation

Joe Terranova
Thursday, August 15, presents a strong roster of economic data to give investors further insight into the potential for the FOMC to initiate tapering at its September 17-18 meeting.


Joe Terranova
As Friday August 9, 2013 second quarter calendar earnings have been reported for 447 out of the 500 S&P 500 Index (SPX) companies.

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