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Market Week: November 23, 2020

By |2020-11-23T11:58:09-06:00November 23rd, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close November 20, 2020) Last week began with more good news on another COVID-19 vaccine, sparking a rally in domestic and global stocks. The Dow set a record as it neared the 30,000 mark, with cyclicals and small caps advancing on hopes of a speedier economic recovery. The Russell 2000 [...]

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Market Week: November 16, 2020

By |2020-11-16T15:06:33-06:00November 16th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close November 13, 2020) Stocks soared to record highs last Monday following an announcement from a major pharmaceutical company of positive data on a COVID-19 vaccine. That news, coupled with President-elect Joe Biden's win, helped buoy investor optimism. Cyclicals and bio-tech stocks led a powerful rally, which drove the Dow [...]

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Market Week: November 9, 2020

By |2020-11-16T15:02:32-06:00November 9th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close November 6, 2020) Stocks rebounded last Monday with each of the benchmark indexes gaining value, led by the Russell 2000, which added 2.0%, followed by the Global Dow, the Dow, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq. Treasury yields fell while the dollar and crude oil prices advanced. It is [...]

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Market Month: October 2020

By |2020-11-03T14:54:48-06:00November 3rd, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close October 30, 2020) Stocks fell for the second consecutive month in October as rising COVID-19 cases and related deaths shunted signs of an economic rebound. The month began on an upswing with both the Nasdaq and S&P 500 posting their best weekly gains since July, and the Dow finally [...]

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Market Week: November 2, 2020

By |2020-11-03T14:46:22-06:00November 3rd, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close October 30, 2020) Concern over a surge in COVID-19 cases drove equities lower last Monday. Each of the major indexes listed here fell, with the Dow plunging -2.3% and the S&P 500 (-1.9%) suffering its biggest one-day decline in a month. The losses could have been much worse had [...]

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Market Week: October 26, 2020

By |2020-10-26T13:42:14-05:00October 26th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close October 23, 2020) Last week started out poorly for equities as investors saw the faint hope of pre-election financial stimulus fade. The major indexes fell to their lowest levels in nearly two weeks by the close of trading last Monday. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 each dropped 1.6%, respectively. [...]

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Market Week: October 19, 2020

By |2020-10-19T13:44:41-05:00October 19th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close October 16, 2020) Each of the benchmark indexes listed here advanced last Monday, climbing to their highest levels in more than a month. The Nasdaq advanced 2.6%, the S&P 500 gained 1.6%,the Dow added 0.9%, the Russell 2000 increased 0.7%, and the Global Dow picked up 0.7%. The Treasury [...]

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Market Week: October 12, 2020

By |2020-10-19T13:45:14-05:00October 13th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close October 9, 2020) Last Monday saw stocks start the week on a high note, with each of the indexes listed here posting notable gains. The Russell 2000 led the way, adding 2.8%, followed by the Nasdaq (2.3%), the S&P 500 (1.8%), the Dow (1.7%), and the Global Dow (1.7%). [...]

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Quarterly Market Review: July-September 2020

By |2020-10-06T14:22:00-05:00October 6th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (third quarter through September 30, 2020) July kicked off the third quarter with a bang as stocks surged throughout much of the month. Investors were encouraged by solid employment growth, a rise in personal income and consumer spending, a surge in the housing sector, and an increase in industrial production. All news was [...]

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Market Week: October 5, 2020

By |2020-10-06T14:15:20-05:00October 6th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|

The Markets (as of market close October 2, 2020) Stocks began last week on a high note, with bank and energy stocks leading the way. European shares vaulted to heights not seen in more than three months. News from a large pharmaceutical company that its COVID-19 vaccine was yielding very favorable results helped drive cyclical [...]

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