October 09, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Inflation gauges; earnings season; “calm before the storm” among potential market movers

Markets this week will focus on economic fundamentals including the producer price and the consumer price indexes, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook. 

October 02, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Tax reform, employment situation report, Fed speakers may move markets

Tax reform will again take center stage as Trump administration officials continue to sell their tax reform framework to the American people, and important data releases may dominate the market, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

October 02, 2017

Quincy Krosby's Q4 2017 Commentary: The End Game

The end of the year is rapidly approaching, and anyone overwhelmed by recent headlines may be forgiven for thinking a little holiday cheer can’t come soon enough. The fourth quarter tends to be, statistically at least, the most hospitable for markets, while the third quarter is known for heightened volatility. Quincy Krosby, Prudential’s chief market strategist, leads us through potentially positive and negative indicators in her Q4 2017 market commentary: The End Game.

September 25, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Trump’s agenda on health care, tax reform may dominate markets

President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda, led by attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by the end of September, probably will dominate the market this week, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

September 18, 2017

Quincy Krosby: FOMC meeting, Fed balance sheet to dominate market this week

The Federal Open Market Committee will likely announce the beginning of the reduction of its $4.5 trillion balance sheet in what promises to be a busy week for the markets, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

September 11, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Markets unwind safety trades as North Korea, hurricane threats ease

Markets are unwinding risk-off safety trades that saw gold climb to almost a one-year high and the 10-year Treasury yield threaten to dip below 2 percent as North Korea celebrated its Day of the Foundation without launching a missile, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook. Also, Hurricane Irma was less destructive than forecast.

September 05, 2017

Quincy Krosby: North Korea concerns continue to weigh on U.S. markets

Heightened geopolitical concerns centered on North Korea will once again weigh on U.S. markets this week amid reports in the South Korean press that the north is preparing for another intercontintental missile launch, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Tuesday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

August 28, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Hurricane Harvey, tax reform and employment data may stir market this week

For what is typically a quiet week in August, the market must digest a package of important market-moving data releases, the President’s visit to Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the beginning of his tax reform roadshow... 

August 21, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Geopolitical concerns continue to shadow market this week

Geopolitical concerns continue to hover over the market this week as the U.S. and South Korea began joint military exercises amid threats from North Korea, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said on her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.

August 14, 2017

Quincy Krosby: Market stays wary on North Korea situation; important data coming this week

The market this week opened with a risk-on tone as several members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet stressed that diplomacy will be the preferred solution to threats from North Korea, Prudential’s Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby said Monday in her weekly “Connecting the Dots” outlook.