Presented by Matt Glova and the LifeTime Asset Management team:
Weekly Market Update, February 28, 2022
U.S. markets were a safe haven last week as war between Russia and Ukraine broke out. Investors flocked to assets away from the conflict as risk and uncertainty picked up in global markets. The U.S. Treasury curve moved very little last week. The 2-year Treasury yield was up 4 basis points (bps), ending the week at 1.62 percent.
Weekly Market Update, February 22, 2022
The U.S. Treasury curve saw yields decline modestly on the short end and remained mostly flat on the longer end last week. U.S. and developed international markets sold off last week as geopolitical tensions and the case for higher rates continued.
Weekly Market Update, February 7, 2022
Markets moved higher despite a volatile week of trading at the company level. The U.S. Treasury yield curve shifted higher last week as economic data moved upward. We finished the week with Friday’s release of the January employment report. The report showed that 467,000 jobs were added, well above economist estimates for 125,000 additional jobs.