Push and Pull – Weekly Market Update

August 9, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Overcoming jitters about the Delta variant and the reintroduction of mask requirements, stocks climbed higher on strong employment data and a fresh batch of strong corporate earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.78% while the Standard & Poor’s 500 advanced 0.94%. The Nasdaq Composite index gained 1.11% for the week. The […] READ MORE


Stocks Climb – Weekly Market Update

June 28, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks reached new all-time highs last week as markets staged a strong rebound from the previous week’s declines. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.44%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 picked up 2.74%. The Nasdaq Composite index increased 2.35%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, gained 0.97%.1,2,3 […] READ MORE


Unsettled Markets- Weekly Market Update

June 22, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights New messaging from the Federal Reserve on interest rates and inflation last week led to a broad retreat in stock prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 3.45% while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 1.91%. The Nasdaq Composite index slipped 0.28% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed […] READ MORE


Rotation Continues- Weekly Market Update

June 7, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insight A strong, but not too strong, employment report sparked a rally on the final day of trading, propelling stocks to a modest gain for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed by 0.66%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 0.61%. The Nasdaq Composite index increased by 0.48%. The MSCI EAFE […] READ MORE


Inflation Concerns- Weekly Market Update

May 17, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights A surge in consumer inflation unsettled investors, leading to a turbulent week of trading on Wall Street. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.14%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 1.39%. The Nasdaq Composite index dropped 2.34% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, lost […] READ MORE


Mixed Market- Weekly Market Update

May 10, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks closed mixed last week as signs of continued economic recovery and upbeat earnings helped some sectors while the struggles persisted for high-growth companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.67%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 1.23%. But the Nasdaq Composite index, home for many high-growth companies, lost 1.51%. The […] READ MORE


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