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In: Weekly Update

Economy

Mixed Markets. Mixed News.

Markets last week were mixed with leading tech stocks falling dramatically as some investors pulled profits. The NASDAQ took the biggest...

Job growth

Stocks Advance, Economy Softens

Last week, the S&P 500, Dow, and NASDAQ closed at all-time record highs. The S&P 500 rose 0.96%, the Dow gained...

strong corporate earnings

Strong and Steady Markets, Oil Prices Fall

The markets marched ahead last week with the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ reporting all-time records, albeit just slightly above previous...

Debt concept

Volatility Returns to Markets, Household Debt Rises

Early last week, both the S&P and NASDAQ recorded all time highs before tumbling along with the Dow as political concerns...

Retail Sales Soft

Markets Ignore the Politics, Retail Earnings Soft

Markets tuned out noise from Washington last week and continued to focus on economic fundamentals. Mildly rebounding retail sales and strong...

Markets Stay Steady, Economic Signals Mixed

Last week, stocks rose but floated within a narrow trading range. By Friday, however, both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ...

Corporate earnings

Strong Markets and Slow GDP

Stocks continued their advance on generally strong earnings reports this week despite the GDP report showing a slow first quarter economy....

Stock markets slide

Stocks Slip for Second Week

Last week, major indexes experienced losses for the second week in a row, with the S&P 500 falling 1.21%, the Dow...

Stock market

Domestic Stocks Have a Solid Start to 2017

The first quarter of 2017 is now behind us, and although we won’t have complete economic data for a while, we...

Stock market index

Markets Stumble. What Does Data Say?

Last week, all four of the indexes we discuss in these market updates saw their performance stumble. The S&P 500 lost...