Market Segment: Strong Market Performance & Employment Numbers

The market had a great week last week, and jobless claims near multi-decade lows. It’s unclear how much economic growth we will see and how the strong labor market will impact earnings. The buzz also continues to be around if we’ll have a hard or soft landing from the Fed. Particularly strong January performance has often been a signal of above-average gains for the year ahead. Going forward, The Sandman thinks recessionary pressures are going to continue, and we’ll continue to see falling corporate earnings and layoffs, particularly in the tech sector, causing volatility in this first half of the year. Catch the rest of the weekly market report on this week’s episode.

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