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Nasdaq hits high

Stocks Mixed, Fed Changes Policy

Domestic indexes were mixed last week, as the Dow gained 0.36%, the S&P 500 eked out a 0.08% increase, and the...

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Special Quarterly Update: Q2 Coming Into Focus

Last Friday, stocks closed on more record highs. The S&P 500 rose 1.41% and the Dow climbed 1.04% – both closing...

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...

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...

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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...

Will the Fed raise interest rates?

Will the Fed Increase Interest Rates?

On Wednesday, March 1, the three major domestic indexes all had their best performance in 2017 and reached record highs yet...