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Vaccine Rollout Spurs Markets Weekly Update – December 21, 2020

December 21, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks climbed higher amid the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and an improving outlook for a fiscal stimulus bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which has lagged all year, gained 0.44%. The Standard & Poor’s 500 picked up 1.25% while the Nasdaq Composite index surged 3.05%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks […] READ MORE


Cases Rise, Stocks Retreat Weekly Update – December 14, 2020

December 14, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks retreated last week on rising COVID-19 infections and slow progress on an economic relief bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.57%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dropped 0.96%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.69% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, […] READ MORE


Is Stimulus Near? – Weekly Update

December 7, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks marched higher last week on an improving outlook for the passage of a fiscal stimulus package. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.03%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 tacked on 1.67%. The Nasdaq Composite index gained 2.12% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas […] READ MORE


No Stimulus, Stocks Lag- Weekly Update

November 2, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stock prices dropped last week as hopes for a fiscal stimulus bill faded, investors focused on rising COVID-19 infections, and volatility rose approaching U.S. elections. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 6.47%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 tumbled 5.64%. The Nasdaq Composite index lost 5.51% for the week. The […] READ MORE


Stocks Rise, Stimulus Uncertain- Weekly Update

October 12, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks staged a powerful rally last week, riding a wave of optimism over the prospect of the passage of a new fiscal stimulus bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.27%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased 3.84%. The Nasdaq Composite index gained 4.56% for the week. The MSCI […] READ MORE


Rallies and Retreats – Weekly Update

March 9, 2020 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Heightened coronavirus fears, falling yields, and Super Tuesday primary results sent stocks on a rollercoaster ride of sharp price swings, leaving stocks marginally higher for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average improved 1.79%; the S&P 500, 0.61%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.10%. Outside the U.S., developed equity markets tracked by […] READ MORE


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