Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Mixed market results as labor numbers cope with uncertainty. Weekly Economic Update May 10, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks closed mixed last week as signs of continued economic recovery and upbeat earnings helped some sectors while the struggles persisted for high-growth companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.67%, Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks struggle to find their way amid several noteworthy earnings reports from corporations. Weekly Economic Update May 3, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks meandered around a flatline in a busy week of corporate earnings, ending the trading week slightly lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 0.50%, while the Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Mixed signals lead to a choppy week. Weekly Economic Update April 26. 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The crosscurrents of strong corporate earnings, rising global cases of COVID-19, and the specter of higher capital gains taxes led to a choppy week of trading that left stock prices slightly lower for Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Good indicators for earnings season and other economic data lead to record highs for stocks. Weekly Economic Update April 19, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks reached record highs last week, riding the tailwind of improving economic data and a strong start to the earnings season. The Dow Jones Industrial Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Tech stocks and strong indicators lead a week of economic advancement. Weekly Economic Update April 12, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Strong economic data and a resurgent technology sector propelled stocks to solid gains last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.95%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 picked Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Markets react positively to infrastructure proposals; S&P 500 rises above 4,000 for the first time. Weekly Economic Update April 5, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Overcoming a rocky start, stocks rallied into the close of a holiday-shortened week of trading as technology shares staged a powerful recovery and investors reacted Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Weakness in tech and high-growth stocks leads to a rocky week; Yellen and Powell signal optimism. Weekly Economic Update March 29, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A rocky week with wide price swings led to mixed results for stocks last week, as investors grappled with anxieties over economic growth and Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: A week of ups and downs leaves modest losses at week’s end. Weekly Economic Update March 22, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Rising bond yields and improving economic conditions led to a choppy week of trading that ended in modest losses for investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.46%, Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: The White House signs COVID-19 fiscal relief bill into law; the economy reacted positively. Weekly Economic Update March 15, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks touched new record highs last week as bond yields steadied, a fiscal relief bill was signed into law, and confidence in a strong economic recovery Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks have a mixed reaction to rising bond yields and increasing inflation. Weekly Economic Update March 8, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks were mixed last week as rising bond yields and heightening inflation fears sent stocks on a wild ride, capped by a remarkable Friday afternoon rally. The Dow Read More …