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Market Week: November 23, 2020

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 [...]

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

Market Week: November 16, 2020

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 [...]

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

Market Week: November 9, 2020

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 [...]

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

Market Month: October 2020

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 [...]

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

Market Week: November 2, 2020

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 [...]

By |2020-11-03T14:46:22-06:00November 3rd, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|Comments Off on Market Week: November 2, 2020

Market Week: October 26, 2020

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. [...]

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

Market Week: October 19, 2020

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 [...]

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

Market Week: October 12, 2020

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%). [...]

By |2020-10-19T13:45:14-05:00October 13th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|Comments Off on Market Week: October 12, 2020

Quarterly Market Review: July-September 2020

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 [...]

By |2020-10-06T14:22:00-05:00October 6th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|Comments Off on Quarterly Market Review: July-September 2020

Market Week: October 5, 2020

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 [...]

By |2020-10-06T14:15:20-05:00October 6th, 2020|Financial News, Market Updates|Comments Off on Market Week: October 5, 2020