Tag: GDP

Excitement Around Big Tech Continues – Weekly Update

January 29, 2024 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks continued their upward climb last week as excitement around big tech continued; positive economic reports stoked investors’ belief that the Federal Reserve has pulled off a soft landing. Stocks Power Ahead Big tech was back last week, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 to new highs early in the week as markets resumed […] READ MORE


Economy Continues Upward Trend – Weekly Update

July 3, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks posted gains for the week to close out a stellar month, aided by positive economic data and reports that all major banks had passed the Federal Reserve’s annual stress test. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.02%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 2.35%. The Nasdaq Composite index added 2.19%. The MSCI EAFE […] READ MORE


Stocks Rally As Attention Shifts to Fed’s May Meeting – Weekly Update

May 1, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Strong earnings from several mega-cap technology companies offset renewed regional banking jitters and weak economic data, leaving stocks higher for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.86%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 0.87%. The Nasdaq Composite index rose 1.28% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock […] READ MORE


Stocks Rally Despite Mixed Data – Weekly Update

July 11, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Move Higher In advance of Friday’s much-anticipated employment report, stocks enjoyed successive daily gains despite ongoing concerns about a recession. Recession fears were supported by an inversion in the yield curve and updated second-quarter Gross Domestic Product projections indicating the economy is ready to contract. Technology shares were the week’s big winners as investors […] READ MORE


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


Earnings Build; GDP Slows – Weekly Update

November 1, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Earnings Drive Market The week kicked off with the Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500 index setting record highs as the financial markets carried over the previous week’s price momentum.4 Stocks continued to climb on a string of forecast-beating earnings results. With about half of the S&P 500 constituent companies having reported earnings, more than […] READ MORE


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