Tag: Earnings

Economy Slows; Stocks Retreat – Weekly Update

May 2, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Slide Trading was volatile in the final week of April as investors struggled with the crosscurrents of global economic growth anxieties stemming from widening COVID-related lockdowns in China and a fresh batch of corporate earnings reports. Monday set the tone for the week. Stocks staged an intraday reversal, wiping out a deep morning decline […] READ MORE


Powell Favors Quick Movement – Weekly Update

April 25, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Focus Comes Off Earnings With the inflation report in the rearview mirror and a Fed meeting two weeks away, many may have expected corporate earnings to be in focus last week. Comments by Jerome Powell stole the spotlight. Investors began the week awaiting earnings reports looking for insight into businesses handling the latest inflation, a […] READ MORE


Stocks Extend Rally; Eyes On Tech – Weekly Update

February 7, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Earnings in Focus At the start of the week, stocks extended the previous week’s rally with some high-growth companies leading the move higher. Strong company profits fueled the market the middle of the week, until an earnings disappointment from a mega-cap company took investors by surprise. The earnings miss deflated sentiment as it heightened worries […] READ MORE


Volatile Week Ends on Rebound – Weekly Update

January 31, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Market Volatility Rising bond yields, Federal Reserve uncertainty, and escalating tensions on the Ukrainian-Russian border unsettled markets all week. The week opened with two successive days of deep early losses that were erased by furious, late-afternoon rebounds. The following two-trading sessions that started with strong gains that evaporated with late-session selling. The most dramatic session […] READ MORE


Rate Hike Talk Sinks Stocks – Weekly Update

January 24, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Another Turbulent Week After the holiday weekend, stocks found little respite from this month’s selling pressures. The week began with the 10-year Treasury yield hitting a two-year high that triggered a broad retreat in stocks, with technology and other high-growth companies bearing the brunt of the losses. The Nasdaq Composite officially entered correction territory and […] READ MORE


Fed Says Tapering Ahead – Weekly Update

November 8, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Power Higher Stocks marched higher throughout the week, lifted by a succession of positive corporate earnings surprises, optimistic forward guidance by some companies, and healthy economic data. Continued strong third-quarter profits reinforced the narrative that businesses were able to meet strong consumer demand and maintain robust profit margins, despite the headwinds of inflation and […] READ MORE


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