Tag: Volatility

Mixed Message Provokes Volatility – Weekly Update

March 27, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Modest gains in major market indices masked sharp volatility amid the uncertainty arising from mixed messages emanating from public officials and revived banking fears. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.18%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 added 1.39%. The Nasdaq Composite index rose 1.66% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed […] READ MORE

Volatile Week Ends on Rebound – Weekly Update

January 31, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

Market Volatility Rising bond yields, Federal Reserve uncertainty, and escalating tensions on the Ukrainian-Russian border unsettled markets all week. The week opened with two successive days of deep early losses that were erased by furious, late-afternoon rebounds. The following two-trading sessions that started with strong gains that evaporated with late-session selling. The most dramatic session […] READ MORE

S & P Ends Week Little Changed – Weekly Update

March 5, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Week on Wall Street Stocks lost a little ground as February gave way to March. While domestic and overseas political developments made headlines, the market stayed relatively calm: from Monday’s open through Friday’s close, the S&P 500 ceded just 0.17%, finishing the week at 2,803.69. The Dow declined 0.65% in five trading sessions to […] READ MORE

Markets Up—And Volatile – Weekly Update

January 8, 2019 | By Steven DiGregorio

U.S. markets experienced more wild sessions last week before ending in positive territory as the recent turbulence continued. In fact, we are currently in the middle of some of the most volatile market performance in more than eight years. For the week, the S&P 500 gained 1.86%, the Dow added 1.61%, and the NASDAQ increased […] READ MORE

Volatility Continues – Weekly Update

December 10, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Markets went for another wild ride last week, as major domestic indexes swung back and forth. By Friday, December 7, markets had posted their worst weekly performance since March—and the S&P 500 and Dow both moved into negative territory for 2018. Overall, the S&P 500 lost 4.60%, the Dow declined 4.50%, and the NASDAQ dropped […] READ MORE

Analyzing Data Amid Declines – Weekly Update

November 20, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

Markets experienced more volatility last week, as perspectives on trade, tech, and retail pulled investor sentiment back and forth. Although domestic indexes were up on Friday, November 16, they still posted losses for the week. In all, the S&P 500 dropped 1.61%, the Dow declined 2.22%, and the NASDAQ gave back 2.15%. International stocks in […] READ MORE