Weekly Market Notes - September 9, 2019

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Includes: BAPR, BAUG, BIBL, BJUL, BJUN, BOCT, CHGX, CRF, DDM, DIA, DMRL, DOG, DUSA, DXD, EDOW, EEH, EPS, EQL, EQWL, ESGL, FEX, FWDD, GSEW, HUSV, IVV, IWL, IWM, JHML, JKD, OMFS, OTPIX, PAPR, PAUG, PJAN, PJUN, PMOM, PPLC, PSQ, QID, QLD, QQEW, QQQ, QQQE, QQXT, RSP, RVRS, RWL, RWM, RWSL, RYARX, RYRSX, SCAP, SCHX, SDOW, SDS, SFLA, SFY, SH, SMLL, SPDN, SPLX, SPSM, SPUU, SPXE, SPXL, SPXN, SPXS, SPXT, SPXU, SPXV, SPY, SQQQ, SRTY, SSO, SSPY, SVXY, SYE, TNA, TQQQ, TRND, TVIX, TWM, TZA, UAUG, UDOW, UDPIX, UJAN, UOCT, UPRO, URTY, USA, USMC, UVXY, UWM, VFINX, VIIX, VIXM, VIXY, VMAX, VMIN, VOO, VTWO, VV, VXX, VXXB, VXZ, XVZ, XXV, ZF, ZIV
by: Robert W. Baird & Co.
Summary

Economic data was mixed last week, with the manufacturing sector contracting but offset by the U.S. service sector growth, and the historically low unemployment rate holding steady at 3.7%, a 51-year low.

Volatility is likely to remain elevated due to trade tensions and geopolitical issues.

Investors should stay with the strongest sectors, including information technology, consumer discretionary, utilities, real estate investment trusts and consumer staples.