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consumer confidence

Markets March Ahead, Consumer Confidence Up

Last week, markets marched ahead within a busy reporting week. The Dow rose 1.16% to close Friday on another new high....

corporate earnings

Strong Stocks & A Falling Dollar

Last week, the Dow, S&P 500, and NASDAQ again hit record highs. The midweek peaks fell by Friday, though market performance...

Employment growth

Markets Start Second-Half of 2017 Slow

As the country celebrated the Fourth of July last week, the markets experienced some volatility, though they finished a bit flat...

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...

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...

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...