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Mixed Feelings and Mixed Earnings – Weekly Update

February 13, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks drifted lower as a week of mixed earnings reports and resurgent worries over Fed monetary policy dragged on investor sentiment.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.17%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 declined 1.11%. The Nasdaq Composite index lost 2.41%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, dipped 0.30%.1,2,3 Rally […] READ MORE

Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic News – Weekly Update

June 6, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

An Uncertain Market Stocks experienced wild swings last week, in part, due to ongoing uncertainty over economic health and the path of inflation. Investors seemed conflicted when interpreting the data, in some instances viewing economic strength as a negative since it may mean more aggressive rate hikes from the Fed. Illustrative of how this uncertainty […] READ MORE