Tag: Labor Market

Confidence Grows in Resilient Economy – Weekly Update

March 28, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Extend Gains Markets bounced around all week as investors grappled with the crosswinds of rising yields, continued hostilities in Ukraine, and hawkish comments from Fed Chair Jerome Powell. After suffering declines in two of the first three trading sessions of the week, stocks turned higher on a good jobless claims number investors interpreted as […] READ MORE


Rotation Continues- Weekly Market Update

June 7, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insight A strong, but not too strong, employment report sparked a rally on the final day of trading, propelling stocks to a modest gain for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed by 0.66%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 0.61%. The Nasdaq Composite index increased by 0.48%. The MSCI EAFE […] READ MORE


Mixed Market- Weekly Market Update

May 10, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights Stocks closed mixed last week as signs of continued economic recovery and upbeat earnings helped some sectors while the struggles persisted for high-growth companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.67%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 1.23%. But the Nasdaq Composite index, home for many high-growth companies, lost 1.51%. The […] READ MORE


Strength, Growth, and Tension – Weekly Update

June 11, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

As last week ended, tension between the U.S. and some of its greatest allies was on the rise. Trade remained a hot-button topic ahead of the G-7 meeting in Canada, but investors seemed largely unfazed by the drama.  In fact, all 3 domestic indexes posted strong results: The S&P 500 added 1.62% and the NASDAQ […] READ MORE


Strong Markets For The Holidays – Weekly Update

December 11, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

As the holiday season progresses, the markets continue to impress. Last week, many energy, financial, and industrial sector stocks helped drive performance. Hitting record highs yet again, the S&P gained 0.35%, and the Dow jumped 0.40% for the week. Meanwhile, the NASDAQ fell slightly by 0.11%, and the MSCI EAFE rose 0.08%. Solid labor market […] READ MORE