Tag: Yields

Stocks Spark Late Week Rally – Weekly Update

December 11, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

A late-week, two-day rally left stocks higher, adding to November’s gains as the last month of trading for 2023 began. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat (+0.01%), while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 0.21%. The Nasdaq Composite index advanced 0.69% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, […] READ MORE


Short Week Strong for Stocks – Weekly Update

November 27, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

Investor enthusiasm for stocks remained strong last week, buoyed by declining bond yields in a holiday-abbreviated trading week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 1.27%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 1.00%. The Nasdaq Composite index rose 0.89% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, was flat […] READ MORE


Stocks Rally After Strong Jobs Report – Weekly Update

October 9, 2023 | By Steven DiGregorio

A Friday rally overcame a shaky week, sending stocks mostly higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.30% for the week. Meanwhile, the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 0.48%, and the Nasdaq Composite index added 1.60% for the five trading days. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, fell 2.37%.1,2,3 Friday Rally […] READ MORE


Hawkish Fed; Stocks Retreat – Weekly Update

January 10, 2022 | By Steven DiGregorio

The Tech Wreck The perception of a more hawkish Fed put a hard stop to the year’s positive start and pushed bond yields higher and stocks into a broad retreat. Technology and other high-valuation shares were particularly hard hit by rising yields. Even the larger-capitalization technology companies with strong cash flows and profits were damaged. […] READ MORE


Stocks Churn- Weekly Market Update

March 29, 2021 | By Steven DiGregorio

Weekly Market Insights A rocky week with wide price swings led to mixed results for stocks last week, as investors grappled with anxieties over economic growth and weakness in technology and other high-growth stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 1.36%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 1.57%. The Nasdaq Composite index fell 0.58% […] READ MORE


Stocks Advance, Economy Softens – Weekly Update

June 5, 2017 | By Steven DiGregorio

Last week, the S&P 500, Dow, and NASDAQ closed at all-time record highs.[i] The S&P 500 rose 0.96%, the Dow gained 0.6%, and the NASDAQ grew by 1.54%.[ii] Meanwhile, the MSCI EAFE gained 1.64% for the week.[iii] Despite strong equity markets, bond yields dropped to their lowest point in the year.[iv] The drop in yield […] READ MORE