Weekly Market Insight: No Stimulus, Stocks Lower

Weekly Market Insight: No Stimulus, Stocks Lower The Week on Wall Street The failure to reach an agreement on a new fiscal stimulus bill soured investor sentiment and sent stocks modestly lower for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.95%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 0.53%. The Nasdaq Composite index slipped […]

[VIDEO] What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Our Finances

[VIDEO] What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Our Finances As we now know, a pandemic poses a number of challenges that can not only harm our health and our communities, but also our finances. As we’ve witnessed, the rapidly-moving COVID-19 has brought daily lives of tens of millions of people to a grinding halt; thus, […]

Weekly Market Insight: Stocks and Consumer Prices Rise

Weekly Market Insight: Stocks and Consumer Prices Rise The Week on Wall Street Stock prices drifted higher in an otherwise quiet news week, as a slowdown in new COVID-19 cases outweighed a Congressional impasse on a new fiscal-spending measure.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.81%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose by 0.64%. […]

Weekly Market Insight: Stocks Have Mixed Reaction

Weekly Market Insight: Stocks Have Mixed Reaction The Week on Wall Street Stocks were mixed last week amid a busy week of earnings, some troubling economic data, and seemingly little progress on a new fiscal stimulus package.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.16%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by 1.73%. The Nasdaq […]

Weekly Market Insight: Stocks React to Jobs Report

Weekly Market Insight: Stocks React to Jobs Report The Week on Wall Street Stocks slipped in the final days of trading last week on higher jobless claims and rising tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.76%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dipped 0.28%. The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 1.33% […]

Weekly Market Insight: Markets React to Positive Outlook

Weekly Market Insight: Markets React to Positive Outlook The Week on Wall Street Upbeat comments by the Federal Reserve Chairman and more signs of an economic turnaround combined to help fuel a powerful rally in the stock market last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 3.29%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 advanced 3.20%. […]

Weekly Market Insight: Economic Normalization Near?

Weekly Market Insight: Economic Normalization Near? The Week on Wall Street Stock prices ended the week slightly lower, despite news of positive results from a test trial of a COVID-19 drug treatment and several states easing their economic lockdowns.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.22%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 0.21%. The […]

Weekly Market Insight: Markets React to Oil Prices

Weekly Market Insight: Markets React to Oil Prices The Week on Wall Street Stock prices bounced around last week as investors reacted to wild swings in the price of oil and reports that called into question the efficacy of two potential virus treatments. The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 1.93%, while the Standard & Poor’s […]

Weekly Market Insight: First Post-COVID-19 Data Arrives

Weekly Market Insight: First Post-COVID-19 Data Arrives The Week on Wall Street Stock prices pushed higher last week as news of a White House plan to reopen the economy and reports of a potential COVID-19 treatment helped the market overcome weak economic data and an ugly start to the corporate earnings season. The Dow Jones […]

Market Insight Special Update: Quarterly Report

Market Insight Special Update: Quarterly Report The Week on Wall Street Modest declines in stock prices this week masked the volatile inter- and intraday price swings as investors digested poor economic data and a warning from the president that the worst days of the COVID-19 pandemic may still lie ahead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]