Dow 32,000- Weekly Market Update

March 15, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks touched new record highs last week as bond yields steadied, a fiscal relief bill was signed into law, and confidence in a strong economic recovery grew. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 4.07%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 tacked on 2.64%. The Nasdaq Composite index rose 3.09% for the week. […] READ MORE


Rising Yields Wipsaw Stocks- Weekly Market Update

March 8, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks were mixed last week as rising bond yields and heightening inflation fears sent stocks on a wild ride, capped by a remarkable Friday afternoon rally. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.82%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by 0.81%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 2.06% for the week. The […] READ MORE


Rising Rates Derail Stocks- Weekly Market Update

March 1, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Market Insights Stocks dropped amid rising long-term bond yields, with sharp declines in high-valuation growth stocks leading the overall market lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.78%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 declined 2.45%. The Nasdaq Composite index, home to many high-valuation growth plays, fell 4.92% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, […] READ MORE


Mixed Signals – Weekly Market Update

February 22, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Rising bond yields dampened investor enthusiasm for high-multiple growth companies last week, sending market averages mostly lower in a holiday-shortened week of trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.11% for the week. But the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 0.71% and the Nasdaq Composite index slid 1.57%. The MSCI EAFE index, […] READ MORE


Stocks Post Gains- Weekly Update

February 16, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insight Stock prices inched higher last week amid declining COVID-19 cases, a pick-up in vaccinations, and progress on a fiscal relief bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.00%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 1.23%. The Nasdaq Composite index climbed 1.73% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed […] READ MORE


Bull Story Remains Intact- Weekly Market Update

February 8, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks notched strong gains last week, paced by a string of solid economic reports and consensus-beating corporate earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.89%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 advanced 4.65%. The Nasdaq Composite index jumped 6.01% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, […] READ MORE


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