Tag: Fed Interest Rates

Unsettled Markets- Weekly Market Update

June 22, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights New messaging from the Federal Reserve on interest rates and inflation last week led to a broad retreat in stock prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 3.45% while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 1.91%. The Nasdaq Composite index slipped 0.28% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed […] READ MORE

Stocks Down, Change Ahead? – Weekly Update

December 17, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

  Last week brought more volatility to the markets. While domestic indexes had some rallies as positive trade news emerged earlier in the week, by Friday, December 14, they had erased any gains. The last time major U.S. indexes ended in correction territory was March 2016, meaning they are now at least 10% below their […] READ MORE

Volatility Continues – Weekly Update

December 10, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Markets went for another wild ride last week, as major domestic indexes swung back and forth. By Friday, December 7, markets had posted their worst weekly performance since March—and the S&P 500 and Dow both moved into negative territory for 2018. Overall, the S&P 500 lost 4.60%, the Dow declined 4.50%, and the NASDAQ dropped […] READ MORE