September has been the worst month historically with an average return of -1.01%. This article gives several reasons on why this may have an impact on the market. We do believe that the market will come under some pressure in the next several months because we are at all-time highs, Trump’s possible impeachment, mid-term elections, and tariff’s. With all of this going on we are bound to see volatility spike and some possible downside movement. 08.24.18
The numbers: The U.S. posted another solid spurt in hiring in July, showing that companies are still able to find enough workers to meet the growing needs of a rapidly expanding U.S. economy.
Some 157,000 new jobs were created last month despite widespread complaints among businesses about a shortage of skilled labor, the Labor Department said Friday. 08.03.18