Tag: Earnings

China Announces More Tariffs – Weekly Update

August 26, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Traders assumed that the week’s biggest news event would be Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech at the annual Jackson Hole banking conference. Instead, China seized the headlines by announcing new tariffs on U.S. goods. Domestic stocks ended up lower for the week. The Nasdaq Composite fell 1.83%; the S&P […] READ MORE


Trade Tensions Affect Stocks – Weekly Update

August 12, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks spent much of last week rebounding from a Monday drop that reflected nervousness about the U.S.-China trade fight. By Thursday’s closing bell, the S&P 500 had regained all its Monday losses – but it descended again on Friday. The three big U.S. equity benchmarks finished the week lower: the […] READ MORE


Stocks Descend from Recent Peaks- Weekly Update

July 22, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stock benchmarks retreated during the first week of the second-quarter earnings season. As some big names shared quarterly results, investors seemed more interested in what might happen at the Federal Reserve’s upcoming policy meeting. For the week, the S&P 500 declined 1.23%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.65%, and […] READ MORE


A Mild Week For the Market – Weekly Update

April 23, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street A short and relatively placid trading week wrapped up Thursday, with the major indices turning in mixed performances. The S&P 500 retreated 0.08%, the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.17%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.56%. The MSCI EAFE index, tracking foreign stocks in developed countries, added 0.65%.[1][2][3][4]   Nothing […] READ MORE


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


S & P Ends Week Little Changed – Weekly Update

March 5, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks lost a little ground as February gave way to March. While domestic and overseas political developments made headlines, the market stayed relatively calm: from Monday’s open through Friday’s close, the S&P 500 ceded just 0.17%, finishing the week at 2,803.69. The Dow declined 0.65% in five trading sessions to […] READ MORE


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