Stocks Take a Breather- Weekly Market Update

August 2, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights The stock market posted small losses last week despite a very strong showing by corporate America. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.36%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 0.37%. The Nasdaq Composite index dropped 1.11% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, jumped 1.51%.1,2,3 […] READ MORE


Markets Overcome Delta Variant Reports – Weekly Market Update

July 26, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Delta Variant Head Fake Stocks staged a broad retreat on Monday as traders worried about the adverse economic implications of growing Delta variant infections. Economically sensitive sectors, such as energy, financials, industrials, and materials, absorbed the brunt of Monday’s sell-off. But the markets did a quick about face, posting four-consecutive days of gains and leaving […] READ MORE


Stocks Retreat, Inflation Advances – Weekly Market Update

July 19, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Retreat Stocks weakened amid an active week of news, including two important inflation reports, Congressional testimony from Fed Chair Jerome Powell, a string of economic reports, and the start of the second-quarter earnings season. The earnings season began on a strong note as 95% of the first S&P 500 constituent companies to report checked […] 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


Another Quiet Week- Weekly Market Update

June 14, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks ended the week mixed as investors appeared to shrug off a hotter-than-expected inflation report. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.80%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 advanced 0.41%. The Nasdaq Composite index led, tacking on 1.85%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, rose 0.31%.1,2,3 Another Quiet […] READ MORE


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