Dow and S&P 500 lost value for the second consecutive week

Market Week: November 20, 2017 The Markets (as of market close November 17, 2017) Last week saw a mixed bag of returns as the large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 lost value for the second consecutive week, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq and small caps of the Russell 2000 posted gains. Major gains from  Read more ➝

A fading euro may have impacted the Global Dow

Market Week: October 30, 2017 The Markets (as of market close October 27, 2017) Strong third-quarter corporate earnings and an expanding gross domestic product helped push the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to new record highs last week. The Dow also gained close to 0.50%. While technology stocks led the way, health-care shares didn't fare as  Read more ➝

Nasdaq ended the week at a new all-time record

Market Week: October 16, 2017 The Markets (as of market close October 13, 2017) Each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted gains by last week's end, except for the Russell 2000, which fell 0.50%. The large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 enjoyed moderate increases, as did the Global Dow, which gained the  Read more ➝

The labor report’s strong wage gains…

Market Week: October 9, 2017 The Markets (as of market close October 6, 2017) Equities continued to surge last week as each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted notable gains — despite a late Friday's downturn. The Dow rose by 1.65%, followed by the Nasdaq, Russell 2000, and the S&P 500. Only the Global  Read more ➝

The large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 closed with gains

Market Week: October 2, 2017 The Markets (as of market close September 29, 2017) The large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 closed last week with moderate gains, while small caps of the Russell 2000 enjoyed substantial gains. The Nasdaq also climbed over 1.0% and continues to lead in the year-to-date race, having gained  Read more ➝

Energy stocks climbed as oil prices hit a three-month high

Market Week: September 25, 2017 The Markets (as of market close September 22, 2017) The benchmark indexes listed here ended last week mixed, with the large caps of the S&P 500 and Dow posting modest gains, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell back a bit. The small-cap Russell 2000 performed the best, gaining 1.33%. Energy stocks  Read more ➝

Nasdaq reached new all-time highs during the week

Market Week: September 18, 2017 The Markets (as of market close September 15, 2017) Stocks followed the prior week's plunge by surging to record highs last week. The Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq reached new all-time highs during the week, as each of the indexes listed here posted impressive gains. The small caps of the  Read more ➝