Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Despite signs of a good economy, stocks have a lackluster week. Weekly Economic Update September 20, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks weakened ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting and amid persistent concerns about the Delta variant’s impact on the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat (-0.07%), Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Delta variant continues to concern the markets; labor market shows positive signs. Weekly Economic Update September 13, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET In a quiet week of news, stocks moved lower amid simmering concerns over the Delta variant’s effect on the progress of economic reopening. The Dow Jones Industrial Average Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks mixed as U.S. copes with economic data and Delta variant. Weekly Economic Update September 6, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks were mixed last week amid conflicting economic data and continued spread of Delta variant infections. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.24% during the five trading days. But Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Federal Reserve says tapering likely in 2021, but no interest rate hikes for now. Weekly Economic Update August 30, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The stock market powered to record levels last week amid talk of Fed tapering and a deceleration in new Delta variant cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: A Fed taper may loom; economic data mixed. Weekly Economic Update August 23, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks turned lower last week amid the increasing probability of a Fed tapering, mixed economic data, and growing concerns about the economic impact of the Delta variant. The Dow Jones Industrial Average Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Passage of infrastructure bill in Senate boosts DJIA and S&P; Nasdaq stays flat. Weekly Economic Update August 16, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Looking past inflation figures and Delta variant trends, stocks last week found a way to climb higher and set fresh record highs in the process. The Dow Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Despite Delta variant fears, stocks rise on strong jobs, strong earnings reports. Weekly Economic Update August 9, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Overcoming jitters about the Delta variant and the reintroduction of mask requirements, stocks climbed higher on strong employment data and a fresh batch of strong corporate earnings. The Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks open week on big highs, but end with small losses due to Delta concerns and a lower GDP. Weekly Economic Update August 2, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The stock market posted small losses last week despite a very strong showing by corporate America. The Dow Jones Industrial Average Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Markets overcome reaction to latest Delta variant news. Weekly Economic Update July 26, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Overcoming a COVID-related economic growth scare, stocks moved higher amid a week of strong corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.08%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 1.96%. Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks retreat as inflation advances. Weekly Economic Update July 19, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Despite a good start to earnings season and some solid economic data, worries of slower second-half economic growth led to a pullback in stock prices last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.52%, while Read More …