Tag: Recession

Volatility Reigns; Inflation Remains Unchecked – Weekly Update

October 17, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks were mixed last week amid wide intra- and inter-day price swings, as technology shares bore the brunt of the downdraft. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.15% for the week. Meanwhile, the Standard & Poor’s 500 slipped 1.55%, and the Nasdaq Composite index dropped 3.11%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock […] READ MORE


Boost Early in Week Keeps Markets Ahead – Weekly Update

October 10, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

A powerful two-day stock rebound cemented a positive week for investors as a new trading month began. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.99%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 1.51%. The Nasdaq Composite index increased 0.73% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, gained 3.42%.1,2,3 Stocks Start […] READ MORE


U.S. and U.K. See Financial Turbulence – Weekly Update

October 3, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Rising recession fears and uncertainty in the bond and currency markets sent stocks to new 2022 lows last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 2.92%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 slumped 2.91%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 2.69%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, lost 1.94%.1,2,3 A Tumultuous Week  […] READ MORE


Markets Rally, Earnings Better Than Expected – Weekly Update

August 1, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Rally on Earnings It was an inauspicious start to the week after a big-box retailer missed earnings and reduced forward guidance on Tuesday, sparking a broad market retreat. But sentiment improved following mega-cap technology company earnings that proved better than expected. Enthusiasm gathered steam in the wake of the Fed’s 0.75% rate hike, boosted […] READ MORE


Stocks Rally Despite Mixed Data – Weekly Update

July 11, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks Move Higher In advance of Friday’s much-anticipated employment report, stocks enjoyed successive daily gains despite ongoing concerns about a recession. Recession fears were supported by an inversion in the yield curve and updated second-quarter Gross Domestic Product projections indicating the economy is ready to contract. Technology shares were the week’s big winners as investors […] READ MORE