Tag: PMI

Markets Up Again – Weekly Update

September 5, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Trade continued to dominate the news last week and cause market volatility as investors monitored discussions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and tension with China. While Mexico and the U.S. reached a new trade deal early in the week, talks with Canada stalled on Friday, August 31. Reports also came out that […] READ MORE

Data Drives More Growth – Weekly Update

October 30, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Another week, another round of positive market performance. The 3 major domestic indexes again ended the week with gains and new record highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.23% and marked a 7th-straight week of increases – its longest string of weekly gains in almost 3 years.[1] The Dow added 0.45%, and the NASDAQ grew by 1.09%.[2] Meanwhile, […] READ MORE

Another Week of Highs – Weekly Update

October 2, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Before we begin our usual weekly commentary, we wanted to take a moment to honor the victims of Sunday’s terrible attack in Las Vegas. Though details are still scarce, it is the most devastating mass shooting in U.S. history. Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and with the community that now must cope […] READ MORE

Markets Slide Sideways – Weekly Update

June 27, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Last week, markets kept relatively quiet despite the continuing drop in oil prices. The S&P 500 rose by 0.21%, the Dow increased by 0.05%, and the NASDAQ—the week’s best performer—jumped 1.84%.  Internationally, the MSCI EAFE fell by 0.20%.  Asian markets remained relatively mixed while European markets were down modestly. Last week, markets kept relatively quiet despite […] READ MORE