Stocks and Consumer Prices Rise- Weekly Update

August 17, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stock prices drifted higher in an otherwise quiet news week, as a slowdown in new COVID-19 cases outweighed a Congressional impasse on a new fiscal-spending measure. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.81%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose by 0.64%. The Nasdaq Composite Index inched 0.08% higher for […] READ MORE


Earnings Season Winds Down – Weekly Update

August 10, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Overlooking stalled efforts by Congress to pass a new fiscal stimulus bill, stocks marched higher last week with the Dow Jones Industrials leading the way and the NASDAQ Composite setting multiple fresh record highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.80%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose by 2.45%. […] READ MORE


Stocks Have a Mixed Reaction- Weekly Update

August 3, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks were mixed last week amid a busy week of earnings, some troubling economic data, and seemingly little progress on a new fiscal stimulus package. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.16%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by 1.73%. The Nasdaq Composite Index surged 3.69% for the week. […] READ MORE


Market Reacts to Jobs Report- Weekly Update

July 28, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks slipped in the final days of trading last week on higher jobless claims and rising tensions in the U.S.-China relationship. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.76%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dipped 0.28%. The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.33% for the week. The MSCI EAFE Index, which […] READ MORE


Stocks See a Mixed Week – Weekly Update

July 20, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks were mixed last week as investors reacted to positive economic data, progress on a COVID-19 vaccine, and the continued nationwide increase in COVID-19 cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.29%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose by 1.25%. But the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.08% for the […] READ MORE


Stocks Gain After Volatile Week – Weekly Update

July 15, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stock prices notched solid gains last week, looking past an increase in COVID-19 cases and any potential economic concerns raised by the trend. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by 0.96%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 climbed 1.76%. The Nasdaq Composite Index bounded 4.01% higher for the week. The […] READ MORE


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