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Daily market snapshot

Stocks rise in response to soft U.S. economic data: Equity markets finished higher Tuesday, with corporate earnings and economic growth center stage for markets. The TSX gained roughly 0.7% while the S&P 500 finished the day up over 1%.* Sector leadership was broad based with most sectors of the S&P 500 finishing higher led by communication services and technology.* Risk-on sentiment was evident in markets today with U.S. small-cap stocks outperforming and rising by over 1.7%.* Markets responded favourably to a softer-than-expected S&P Global Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reading, which signaled U.S. economic activity continued to expand in April but at a slower pace than the prior month.* While softer economic growth seems hardly like something to root for, markets are likely viewing this reading through the lens that softer economic growth could lead to lower inflation and rate cuts from the Fed. The 10-year GoC yield was little changed at around 3.76% today while U.S. 10-year yield ticked down to around 4.60%.* In the commodity space, oil prices finished the day higher, rising to just above $83 per barrel.


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Market volatility is normal, yet unpredictable and emotional. While we can’t control the market, we can control our reactions to it. We’re committed to keeping you in the know about the latest market and economic developments.

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Monthly portfolio brief

Each month, we look at how recent market trends have impacted portfolio performance. We also highlight actions you can take to position your portfolio based on our expectations for what lies ahead.

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Quarterly Market Compass video

Our Quarterly Market Compass helps keep you in the know but also looks ahead to what may be down the road. In this video series, our investment strategists share their thoughts on the latest market and economic developments, and offer investing tips you can use as you work toward your long-term financial goals.

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Quarterly market outlook

The quarterly market outlook offers our perspective on recent activity in the capital markets. The Edward Jones Investment Policy Committee offers its viewpoints on the U.S. economy, stocks, the bond market, international markets and asset classes, as well as a special topic of interest to investors each quarter.

These aren’t short-term predictions. Rather, this is Edward Jones’ perspective on market and economic topics, designed to help you make decisions affecting your long-term financial strategy. As you read through each topic, you'll find specific actions you can discuss with your financial advisor.

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Annual Market Outlook

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