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


S&P 500 Rises Above 4,000- Weekly Market Update

April 5, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Market Insights Overcoming a rocky start, stocks rallied into the close of a holiday-shortened week of trading as technology shares staged a powerful recovery and investors reacted positively to President Biden’s infrastructure spending proposal. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.24%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 picked up 1.14%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index […] READ MORE


Stocks Churn- Weekly Market Update

March 29, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights A rocky week with wide price swings led to mixed results for stocks last week, as investors grappled with anxieties over economic growth and weakness in technology and other high-growth stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1.36%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 1.57%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.58% […] READ MORE


Rising Yields- Weekly Market Update

March 22, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Rising bond yields and improving economic conditions led to a choppy week of trading that ended in modest losses for investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.46%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 declined 0.77%. The Nasdaq Composite index lost 0.79% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed […] READ MORE


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


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