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Global economic indicators were somewhat better than US releases. Also, company earnings continued to improve as we continue to move away from the short earnings recession experienced in late 2015 and early 2016. French voters elected Emmanuel Macron as president; this event stalled a building anti-European Union environment and brought further calm to European exchanges and bond markets. In the US, pressure from the media and from Democrats on the Trump administration have left the Republican agenda of healthcare and tax reform in limbo.