invest@clearrockadvisors.com
512.735.0222

February 8, 2022

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (YTD) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The wild ride continues what a week – today was the worst day for Nasdaq 100 since September 2020– Monday was the best day since March 2021 pic.twitter.com/IlpVvJqh6G — Katie Greifeld (@kgreifeld) February 3, 2022 Disparate corporate earnings was a driver...
Read More →

January 26, 2022

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (YTD) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance What’s happened in 2022? It’s been a tough start for equities S&P 500: 2022 vs. the Past pic.twitter.com/bwKKibyR6c — Michael McDonough (@M_McDonough) January 24, 2022 “The S&P 500 has dropped 11% — heading into correction territory — in the first 16...
Read More →

January 4, 2022

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (YTD) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The Good News Job openings remain historically high Look for the release of the US #JOLTS data. The number of job vacancies will shed light on whether the strong demand for labor is being met with some uptick in supply —...
Read More →

Market Commentary
Q4 2021

2021 Beat Expectations in Many Ways… Good and Bad Jobs, consumer spending, corporate earnings, stock prices, home values and even digital assets like crypto currencies and NFTs all grew to incredible heights in 2021. The highs did not come without consequences, though—inflation surged to levels not seen since 1992, well beyond what economists and the...
Read More →

December 21, 2021

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (One Week) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The Good News GDP growth is very high US GDP growth poised to be best since 1984's +7.24% pic.twitter.com/8AWbGVNUKa — Mike Zaccardi, CFA, CMT (@MikeZaccardi) December 21, 2021 And leading economic indicators remain very strong LEADING indicators unexpectedly strengthen and...
Read More →

December 14, 2021

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (Last Week) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The Good News Household net worth has skyrocketed Growth in household net worth in current expansion has been rapid at +19.6% annualized; in prior expansion, rate was much more tame at +6.5% annualized pic.twitter.com/8XmkUxjuMp — Liz Ann Sonders (@LizAnnSonders) December...
Read More →

December 7, 2021

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (YTD) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The State Of The Market The Fed Chair, Jerome Powell, finally retired the word “transitory” as a way to describe inflation "It's probably a good time to retire that word," Chair Powell says of the much-maligned term "transitory." — Jeanna Smialek...
Read More →

December 1, 2021

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (November) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The Good News GDP expectations continue to go up JPMorgan revised up their fourth-quarter GDP tracking estimate to an annualized 7% from 5% following today’s data. Morgan Stanley economists took their running forecast up to 8.7% from 3%. https://t.co/fZfZqc9hYK — Lisa...
Read More →

November 10, 2021

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (YTD) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The Good News Jobs report beat expectations Jobs report was spicy (but in a good way, like Sriracha) ▫️ 531K new jobs vs. 420K expected ▫️ Unemployment rate: 4.6%, down from a pandemic high of 14.8%. — Morning Brew ☕️ (@MorningBrew)...
Read More →

November 3, 2021

//
Posted By
/
Market Performance (Month of October) Source: YCharts Disclaimer: Past performance is no guarantee of future performance The Good News Earnings continue to beat estimates And profit margins are hanging in there for now Employment costs are going up per surge in employment cost index (blue); yet, market’s profit margins (orange) have not been hit by...
Read More →