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


Seeking Direction- Weekly Market Update

May 3, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks meandered around a flatline in a busy week of corporate earnings, ending the trading week slightly lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.50%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 was flat (+0.02%). The Nasdaq Composite index surrendered 0.39%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, rose 0.18%.1,2,3 […] READ MORE


A Directionless Week- Weekly Market Update

April 26, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights The crosscurrents of strong corporate earnings, rising global cases of COVID-19, and the specter of higher capital gains taxes led to a choppy week of trading that left stock prices slightly lower for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.46%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 slipped 0.13%. The Nasdaq […] READ MORE


Earnings, Economic Data – Weekly Market Update

April 19, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks reached record highs last week, riding the tailwind of improving economic data and a strong start to the earnings season. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.18%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 1.37%. The Nasdaq Composite index added 1.09%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, […] READ MORE


Technology Leads- Weekly Market Update

April 12, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Strong economic data and a resurgent technology sector propelled stocks to solid gains last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.95%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 picked up 2.71%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index gained 3.12%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, gained 1.96%.1,2,3 Technology Leads […] 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


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