Tag: China

Recession Concerns Rising – Weekly Update

May 23, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Trending Lower Stock prices remained in a downtrend, capped by a sell-off on Wednesday following a succession of disappointing earnings reports from several major retailers. Despite solid April retail sales and industrial production data, weak economic numbers from China and shrinking profit margins at U.S. retailers fanned recession fears throughout the week. Rising yields, which […] READ MORE


Wild Week of Contagion Concerns – Weekly Update

September 27, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

A Wild Week Last week began with a sharp sell-off on contagion concerns that the financial difficulties of a large, debt-laden Chinese property developer could spread to other parts of the global financial system. This added to an existing list of worries that included Delta variant infections, slowing economic activity, debt ceiling brinkmanship in Washington, […] READ MORE


Stocks Lackluster Despite Positive Outlook – Weekly Update

September 20, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Struggle   Despite a string of economic reports painting a healthy picture of the U.S. economy, investor sentiment remained cautious. While tamer inflation and higher-than-expected retail sales may typically be constructive for the market, any investor enthusiasm it generated was fleeting. The market appeared all week to be encumbered by a tentative, apprehensive mood. […] READ MORE


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


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


The Virus Becomes the Focus – Weekly Update

March 2, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks fell sharply last week as Wall Street considered how the coronavirus outbreak might influence global business activity and household spending. The selloff became a correction for the U.S. markets. The S&P 500 retreated 11.49%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 12.36%; the Nasdaq Composite, 10.54%. The MSCI EAFE, tracking developed […] READ MORE


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