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Examining Earnings & Yields – Weekly Update

April 23, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks posted moderate gains last week, as the S&P 500 added 0.52%, the Dow increased 0.42%, and the NASDAQ rose 0.56%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE followed suit, gaining 0.41%. We received numerous new data updates last week, and most provided positive news for the economy. Retail sales, housing starts, and industrial production all […] READ MORE


Markets Increase – Weekly Update

April 2, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Markets were closed on March 30 for Good Friday, but in the four days of trading, stocks recovered some of this year’s losses. For the week, the S&P 500 added 2.09%, the Dow gained 2.67%, and the NASDAQ increased by 1.03%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE grew 0.81%. Last week also marked the end […] READ MORE


Equities and Inflation Climb – Weekly Update

January 16, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Domestic markets continued their strong start to 2018, posting gains across the board for their 2nd week. The S&P 500 added 1.57% and closed at a new record high on Friday. The index just posted its best 10-day beginning to a year since 2003, with a 4.2% gain so far this year. The Dow also […] READ MORE


Stocks Slide As Uncertainty Rises – Weekly Update

November 13, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

After posting gains every week since September, U.S. stocks declined by market’s close on Friday. The S&P 500 and Dow ended their longest stretch of weekly increases since 2013, and the NASDAQ ended its own 6-week streak. By November 10, the S&P 500 declined 0.21%, the Dow was down 0.50%, and the NASDAQ slipped 0.20%. […] READ MORE


Strong Markets and Slow GDP – Weekly Update

May 1, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Stocks continued their advance on generally strong earnings reports this week despite the GDP report showing a slow first quarter economy. The S&P 500 rose 1.51%, the Dow gained 1.91%, and the NASDAQ added 2.32%. On Tuesday, the NASDAQ post-ed record highs as it closed over 6,000 for the first time. Internationally, the MSCI EAFE […] READ MORE


Stocks Gain. Questions Remain – Weekly Update

April 24, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Domestic stocks posted losses on Friday, April 21, largely due to investor concerns about the French election. Despite these daily losses, U.S. indexes broke their two-week losing streak, with the S&P 500 adding 0.85%, the Dow gaining 0.46%, and the NASDAQ increasing 1.82%. International stocks in the MSCI EAFE grew by 0.18%. What Did We […] READ MORE


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