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Equities continued the path higher last week as better than expected economic data supported the dovish tone of the fed. All sizes and styles were higher for the week but small-cap stocks outperformed. Value outperformed in large caps but underperformed in mid and small.

Equities were mixed during the week as investors sifted through labor-related economic data. Small cap stocks outperformed large cap. Year-to-date large cap trends continued with growth outperforming value. Communication services and consumer discretionary were the best-performing sectors for the week.

Equities were higher on the week as economic data and Fed speak supported the narrative that the rate hike cycle is at the end. All size and style factors provided positive returns, but value outperformed growth, and small-cap stocks outperformed large-cap.

Stock prices continued their march higher as the S&P 500 gained 1.04% over the holiday-shortened week, marking the fourth consecutive positive week. With nearly all third-quarter results in as of Friday, the earnings growth rate for the S&P 500 is expected to be 4.3%, which would mark the first year-over-year earnings growth since Q3 of 2022.

Stock prices moved higher for the third consecutive week as a cooler-than-expected inflation report bolstered the belief that the Fed is finished with its rate-hiking campaign. Gains for the week were relatively broad-based, with the equally weighted version outperforming the S&P 500's 2.31% return by over 1%.

Stock prices continued their move higher as the S&P 500 matched its longest winning streak in nearly two decades with eight consecutive daily gains. As earnings season comes to a close for the S&P 500, earnings growth stands at 4.1%, with 81% of companies having reported EPS above estimates, which would mark the highest beat rate since Q3 2021.

Stock prices ended the week markedly higher as the S&P 500 recorded its strongest week in over a year after signs of a cooling labor market boosted confidence that the Fed may be done raising rates.

Stock prices declined again for the week as investor sentiment was lowered by the combination of elevated bond yields and geopolitical risks. Quarterly earnings for companies in the S&P 500 were mixed but generally better than expected. Following three consecutive quarters of earnings contraction and nearly 50% of companies reported, analysts are now expecting 2.7% earnings growth in the third quarter.

Stock prices declined as the combination of rising bond yields and geopolitical concerns were headwinds for risk assets. Quarterly earnings for companies in the S&P 500 were disappointing last week and are now expected to decline -0.4% in the third quarter, following three consecutive quarters of earnings contraction.

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