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Easing on Rate Hikes and Job Numbers Cheer Markets – Weekly Update

December 5, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks ended higher last week as investors navigated the crosscurrents of a potential easing in future rate hikes and continued strength in the labor market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.24% higher, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 1.13%. The Nasdaq Composite index improved by 2.09% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, […] READ MORE