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In: Weekly Update

Market Volatility Returns

Market Volatility Returns in July

As Q2 ended, markets hit a six-week volatility high. While the tech sector declined during the week, consumer discretionary and industrial...

job market

Markets Slide Sideways

Last week, markets kept relatively quiet despite the continuing drop in oil prices. The S&P 500 rose by 0.21%, the Dow...

retail sales drop

Mixed Markets Continue; Interest Rates Rise

Markets remained mixed last week as the Dow closed at another record high, while the NASDAQ fell and the S&P 500...

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....