Tag: Corporate Earnings

The Q1 Earnings Season Begins – Weekly Update

April 16, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks broke out of a narrow range on Friday following news that two major banks grew their bottom line in the first quarter. For the week, the S&P 500 rose 0.79%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.91%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average improved 0.50%. Turning to overseas stocks, the MSCI EAFE index […] READ MORE


Stocks Post Small Weekly Gains – Weekly Update

February 12, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Major U.S. stock benchmarks eked out slight gains last week, with corporate profit reports and news about U.S.-China trade negotiations vying for investor attention over five trading sessions. Earnings Scorecard As of last Friday, 66% of all S&P 500 companies had reported fourth-quarter earnings. So far, 71% of these firms […] READ MORE


Markets Bounce Back – Weekly Update

November 6, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

  Markets posted strong gains last week after struggling for much of October. The S&P 500 had its best weekly performance since May, and the NASDAQ had its first positive week since September.  Despite domestic markets dropping on Friday, November 2, the S&P 500 added 2.42%, the Dow increased 2.36%, and the NASDAQ gained 2.65%.  […] READ MORE


Examining Economic Growth – Weekly Update

July 30, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Markets experienced a push-and-pull last week between data indicating strong economic growth and lagging performance from several tech stocks’ earnings reports. Domestic indexes had mixed results, as the S&P 500 gained 0.61%, the Dow was up 1.57%, and the NASDAQ dropped 1.06%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE had more of an uptick, gaining 1.32% […] READ MORE


The Power of Corporate Earnings – Weekly Update

June 25, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks stumbled across the globe last week as trade tensions continued to escalate. Despite rebounding somewhat on Friday, the S&P 500 experienced its first weekly loss in a month, and the Dow posted its worst week since March. The S&P 500 dropped 0.89%, the Dow lost 2.03%, and the NASDAQ fell 0.69%. International stocks in […] READ MORE


Examining Earnings & Yields – Weekly Update

April 23, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks posted moderate gains last week, as the S&P 500 added 0.52%, the Dow increased 0.42%, and the NASDAQ rose 0.56%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE followed suit, gaining 0.41%. We received numerous new data updates last week, and most provided positive news for the economy. Retail sales, housing starts, and industrial production all […] READ MORE


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