Tag: Inflation

Rising Yields Wipsaw Stocks- Weekly Market Update

March 8, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks were mixed last week as rising bond yields and heightening inflation fears sent stocks on a wild ride, capped by a remarkable Friday afternoon rally. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.82%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by 0.81%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 2.06% for the week. The […] READ MORE


Rising Rates Derail Stocks- Weekly Market Update

March 1, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Market Insights Stocks dropped amid rising long-term bond yields, with sharp declines in high-valuation growth stocks leading the overall market lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.78%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 declined 2.45%. The Nasdaq Composite index, home to many high-valuation growth plays, fell 4.92% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, […] READ MORE


Mixed Signals – Weekly Market Update

February 22, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Rising bond yields dampened investor enthusiasm for high-multiple growth companies last week, sending market averages mostly lower in a holiday-shortened week of trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.11% for the week. But the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 0.71% and the Nasdaq Composite index slid 1.57%. The MSCI EAFE index, […] READ MORE


The Q1 Earnings Season Begins – Weekly Update

April 16, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks broke out of a narrow range on Friday following news that two major banks grew their bottom line in the first quarter. For the week, the S&P 500 rose 0.79%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.91%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average improved 0.50%. Turning to overseas stocks, the MSCI EAFE index […] READ MORE


Stocks Post Small Weekly Gains – Weekly Update

February 12, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Major U.S. stock benchmarks eked out slight gains last week, with corporate profit reports and news about U.S.-China trade negotiations vying for investor attention over five trading sessions. Earnings Scorecard As of last Friday, 66% of all S&P 500 companies had reported fourth-quarter earnings. So far, 71% of these firms […] READ MORE


Analyzing Data Amid Declines – Weekly Update

November 20, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Markets experienced more volatility last week, as perspectives on trade, tech, and retail pulled investor sentiment back and forth. Although domestic indexes were up on Friday, November 16, they still posted losses for the week. In all, the S&P 500 dropped 1.61%, the Dow declined 2.22%, and the NASDAQ gave back 2.15%. International stocks in […] READ MORE


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