Tag: Fed

Stocks Dip on Inflation Report – Weekly Update

June 13, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Inflation Upends Stocks Stocks gyrated between gains and losses last week until sliding lower on Friday’s hot inflation report, which heightened worries over a more aggressive Fed and a further economic slowdown. Stocks moved higher to begin the week, despite rising bond yields, a profit warning from a major retailer, and Senate testimony by Secretary […] READ MORE


Hawkish Fed; Stocks Retreat – Weekly Update

January 10, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Tech Wreck The perception of a more hawkish Fed put a hard stop to the year’s positive start and pushed bond yields higher and stocks into a broad retreat. Technology and other high-valuation shares were particularly hard hit by rising yields. Even the larger-capitalization technology companies with strong cash flows and profits were damaged. […] READ MORE


More Historic Highs – Weekly Update

November 4, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street A better-than-forecast jobs report prompted a stock market rally Friday, two days after traders witnessed another interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite ended the week at historic peaks, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average settled less than 12 points under its all-time […] READ MORE


Trade Winds Move the Market – Weekly Update

October 14, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stock prices pushed higher last week, as investors remained hyper-focused on any new developments with the U.S. trade negotiations with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 0.91%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 0.62%. The Nasdaq Composite index gained 0.93% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, […] READ MORE


Benchmarks End Week Lower – Weekly Update

September 30, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks retreated last week. Traders worried that the formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump might distract White House officials from their pursuit of a trade deal with China, and shift the focus of Congress away from consideration of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Also, news broke Friday that the […] READ MORE


Dow, Nasdaq, S&P 500 Advance – Weekly Update

September 9, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks rose last week, with help from two developments: the announcement of further U.S.-China trade talks as well as August hiring and manufacturing numbers that seemed to bolster the argument for a rate cut by the Federal Reserve. The broad U.S. equity market, as represented by the S&P 500, added […] READ MORE


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