The Artifex Navigator

2022 Global Market Outlook

  2022 Global Market Outlook January 19, 2022   Executive Summary The global economy faces several potential landmines this year. After three years of strong performance ...
READ MORE

Confusion in Washington?

Confusion in Washington? June 29, 2021 Equity market volatility returned in the second half of June. Benchmarks experienced several steep selloffs and recoveries during ...
READ MORE

Uncertainty Developing - Market Update

Uncertainty Developing May 17, 2021 Stock prices trended generally lower during the first half of May. Most benchmark averages posted losses for the two-week period ...
READ MORE

Quietly Firm - April 2021 Market Commentary

Quietly Firm April 29, 2021 Strong first quarter earnings and gathering momentum in the global economy are helping world equity prices extend their advance. Most ...
READ MORE

Mid-March Market Commentary

Punching Higher
READ MORE

Political Parties and Stock Markets Since 1900

  • Doug Kinsey
  • 28.10.2020
  • stocks
Political Parties and Stock Markets since 1900 Should stock market investors hope for a unified or a divided Washington? Does the party occupying the White House affect ...
READ MORE

Artifex August Market Commentary

September 8, 2020 August is traditionally quiet on Wall Street. Congress is in recess and many US families are on vacation. The pace of trading in the equity markets ...
READ MORE

Artifex August Economic Update - Optimism Spreading

Optimism Spreading   One by one, broad based US equity indexes are reaching new all-time highs, almost like dominoes falling. In the last two weeks, the S&P 500 and ...
READ MORE

Artifex July Monthly Market Commentary

August 6, 2020 July extended a run of positive monthly returns since the end of the first quarter. A strong first half was followed by uneven performance during the late ...
READ MORE

Rally Extending

  July 16, 2020   Equity prices in the US have worked significantly higher over the first half of July. Volatility has increased a notch as successive days feature ...
READ MORE