Tag: Housing

New Records and Changes- Weekly Update

September 25, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Last week brought new tariffs and data, and another look at changes coming to equity classifications. Overall, the S&P 500 gained 0.85% and the Dow was up 2.25%, while the NASDAQ dropped 0.29%.[1] International stocks in the MSCI EAFE had sizable growth, posting a 2.89% increase.[2] A Look Back: Last Week’s Tariffs and Mixed Housing Data […] READ MORE


Trade and Interest Rates – Weekly Update

June 18, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Last week stocks showed mixed results as political headlines continued to dominate the news. The Dow lost 0.89% and the S&P 500 was almost flat with a 0.02% gain. The NASDAQ, on the other hand, reached a record high on Thursday and ended the week up 1.32%. Both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ experienced their […] READ MORE


Stocks Up, Signals Mixed – Weekly Update

May 29, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Geopolitical uncertainty affected stocks last week, as the historic summit between the U.S. and North Korea began to look less likely. On Thursday, May 24, President Trump announced that the summit was off, and stocks stumbled in reaction. The next day, Trump said the meeting might still occur next month, leaving investors questioning the eventual […] READ MORE


Goldilocks Returns – Weekly Update

March 12, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Domestic stocks leapt ahead last week as the latest jobs report inspired renewed confidence in our economic standing. The S&P 500 added 3.54%, and the Dow gained 3.25%. The NASDAQ erased its losses from February’s market correction to hit a new record close while growing 4.17% for the week. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE […] READ MORE


A Tax Bill Before the Holiday – Weekly Update

December 26, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

As we headed into the long holiday weekend, the markets continued to climb as tax reform moved forward. For the week, the S&P 500 closed up 0.29%, the Dow rose 0.43%, and the NASDAQ gained 0.35%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE increased by 1.23%. Before leaving for his holiday vacation, President Trump signed a […] READ MORE


Looking Beyond Politics – Weekly Update

December 4, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Markets went for a wild ride last week—especially on Friday. In fact, on December 1, the S&P 500 had its largest fluctuations since the day after the 2016 presidential election. Nonetheless, two of the major domestic markets hit new record highs on Thursday and ended the week with sizable gains. The S&P 500 added 1.53% […] READ MORE


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