Tag: Housing

Investors Boost Stocks Ahead of Holiday Week – Weekly Update

December 26, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Investor optimism and fears of missing out on future gains propelled stocks higher in the last full week of trading before year-end. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.22%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 0.75%. The Nasdaq Composite index advanced 1.21% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock […] READ MORE


Stocks Advance and Retreat on Mixed News – Weekly Update

July 24, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks moved to the rhythm of earnings season last week, initially rising on positive earnings surprises and faltering later in the week on key earnings disappointments.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.08%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 0.69%. The Nasdaq Composite Index slumped 0.57% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which […] READ MORE


Stocks show small losses after mixed week – Weekly Update

April 24, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks remained resilient last week amid mixed earnings reports, hawkish Fed-speak, and lingering recession fears, closing out the five trading days with small losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.23%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 0.10%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.42% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed […] READ MORE


Markets React to Dim Forecast, 2Q Reports – Weekly Update

July 25, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Earnings Propel Stocks Earnings season kicked off last week, with major banks reporting second-quarter results. While their results were mixed, they appeared to indicate that consumers and businesses remained reasonably healthy–a perspective that helped erase some negative sentiment overhanging the market. As the week progressed, stocks gained momentum as earnings results poured in from different […] READ MORE


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


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