Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Earnings season begins. Weekly Economic Update April 18, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks posted losses in a holiday-shortened trading week as the first-quarter earnings season kicked off and investors digested new inflation data.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.78%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 2.13%. The Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: The Fed signals more aggressive action on interest rates. Weekly Economic Update April 11, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock prices fell last week in response to the Fed’s plan to combat inflation, which staked out a more aggressive stance than investors had anticipated.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Markets weigh a menu of uncertainty. Weekly Economic Update April 4, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks spent last week digesting the sharp gains of previous weeks as investors assessed a tightening yield curve, the war in Ukraine, and an uncertain outlook for economic growth and inflation.  The Dow Jones Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Confidence grows in resilient economy. Weekly Economic Update March 28, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET With growing confidence in the economy’s resilience, stocks posted another week of solid gains. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.31%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 advanced 1.79%. The Nasdaq Composite index picked up Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks rally in the face of a changing landscape. Weekly Economic Update March 21, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET With the Fed embarking on a new course of monetary tightening amid continued fighting in Ukraine, stocks staged a powerful, broad-based rally last week.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 5.49%, Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Ukrainian War impacts global economy. Weekly Economic Update March 14, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Intensifying hostilities in Ukraine continued to unsettle markets, as investors grappled with the war’s impact on the global economies.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1.99%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dropped 2.88%. The Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Ukrainian War places new stress on economy. Weekly Economic Update March 7, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET War in Ukraine weighed on stocks as investors assessed the economic impact of continued hostilities, expanding economic sanctions, and potentially higher inflation due to rising oil prices and new stresses on the global Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Russian invasion of Ukraine causes rocky week for markets. Weekly Economic Update February 28, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Investors rode a rollercoaster of emotions as rising hostilities at the Russian-Ukrainian border sent stocks sharply lower before a powerful late-week rally erased early losses.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average was Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Inflation and Ukraine rattle investors another week. Weekly Economic Update February 21, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks closed lower for the week as escalating tensions on the Russian-Ukrainian border added to existing jitters over higher inflation and a pending tightening of monetary policy.   The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid Read More …

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Inflation and Ukraine fears present rock and hard place to investors this week. Weekly Economic Update February 14, 2022 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A hot inflation print and the growing concern of a Russian invasion of Ukraine sent stocks tumbling late in the week, leaving major indices lower for the Read More …