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Stocks Mixed, Data Up – Weekly Update

November 20, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Domestic stock performance varied last week, with the S&P 500 and Dow losing ground for the 2nd straight week, while the NASDAQ posted gains. By Friday, the S&P 500 had dropped 0.13%, the Dow gave back 0.27%, and the NASDAQ gained 0.47%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE stumbled, dropping 0.67%. Tax reform remained a […] READ MORE


Understanding Record Highs – Weekly Update

September 21, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

After briefly stumbling the week of September 4, domestic indexes notched significant gains last week and hit record highs. By Friday, the S&P 500 exceeded 2,500 for the first time, the Dow closed at its highest level ever, and the NASDAQ reached an intraday record. Each of the indexes gained well over 1% for the […] READ MORE


Markets Bounce Back – Weekly Update

August 29, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

After several weekly losses, the major domestic indexes all ended in positive territory on Friday, August 25. The S&P 500 gained 0.72%, the Dow was up 0.64%, and the NASDAQ added 0.79% for the week.[1] International stocks in the MSCI EAFE also increased by 0.58%.[2] Last week provided a number of economic updates, and a report […] READ MORE


Markets Cautious But Resilient – Weekly Update

August 21, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

From domestic unrest to international terrorism, last week provided many headlines that could easily rattle the markets. While we did see days with volatility and declines, the major indexes remained relatively flat.[1] For the week, the Dow was down 0.84%, the S&P 500 dropped 0.65%, and the NASDAQ fell 0.64%.[2] On the international front, the MSCI EAFE […] READ MORE


Markets Turn Jittery – Weekly Update

August 14, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Last week, rising tension between North Korea and the U.S. rattled the world’s markets. As the two countries traded tough words, concerns escalated and markets reacted emotionally to the news.[1] Though stress is building internationally, we remain committed to focusing on the market fundamentals that drive long-term value. Amidst the pressure last week, volatility returned to […] READ MORE


Markets March Ahead – Weekly Update

July 31, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Last week, markets marched ahead within a busy reporting week. The Dow rose 1.16% to close Friday on another new high. The S&P 500 notched a record high during the week, despite closing the week slightly down 0.02%. Meanwhile, the NASDAQ slipped 0.20%, and the MSCI EAFE rose 0.21%. Generally strong corporate earnings reports helped […] READ MORE


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