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 ➝

Retail gas prices surged

Market Week: September 11, 2017 The Markets (as of market close September 8, 2017) Retail gas prices surged as Hurricane Harvey forced refineries to shut down, leading to curtailed petroleum shipments. Higher gas prices cut into investors' pockets, prompting them to move money from stocks to bonds. Each of the indexes listed here lost value  Read more ➝

Equities were back in the black last week

Market Week: September 5, 2017 The Markets (as of market close September 1, 2017) Equities were back in the black last week, with each of the indexes listed here posting end-of-week gains. The Nasdaq soared to its largest weekly gain of the year. The large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 enjoyed noticeable gains,  Read more ➝

The Russell 2000 was the week’s leader

Market Week: August 28, 2017 The Markets (as of market close August 25, 2017) Amid a scarcity of economic data and the lightest trading levels of the year, stocks managed to end the week in positive territory, as measured by the indexes tracked below. The Russell 2000 was the week's leader, notching a weekly gain  Read more ➝

Dow lost over 270 points last Thursday

Market Week: August 21, 2017 The Markets (as of market close August 18, 2017) Last week saw domestic and global conflicts heighten investors' concerns, pushing stocks lower in what was a slow week for trading. The Dow lost over 270 points last Thursday, offsetting robust gains the prior Monday. The S&P 500 fell 0.65%, while  Read more ➝

Last week ended with a mixed bag of stock

Market Week: August 7, 2017 The Markets (as of market close August 4, 2017) Last week ended with a mixed bag of stock market performances. The Dow, influenced by a favorable jobs report and strong corporate quarterly earnings, surged to a new record high. The S&P 500 also ended last week in positive territory. Tech  Read more ➝

Technology shares fell, which hampered both the Nasdaq and S&P 500.

Market Week: July 31, 2017 The Markets (as of market close July 28, 2017) Of the benchmark indexes listed here, only the Dow and the Global Dow posted gains last week. The remaining indexes closed the week modestly lower, despite a rise in energy stocks following Saudi Arabia's promise to cut back oil production. Technology  Read more ➝

Corporate earnings reports helped boost the S&P 500

Market Week: July 24, 2017 The Markets (as of market close July 21, 2017) Except for the Dow, each of the indexes listed here posted modest gains by the close of last week. Favorable corporate earnings reports helped boost the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq, which performed the best. The Russell 2000 gained almost 0.50%  Read more ➝

Tech-heavy Nasdaq had the best week

Market Week: July 17, 2017 The Markets (as of market close July 14, 2017) Both the Dow and S&P 500 reached record highs last week, and each of the indexes listed here posted gains. While the large-cap indexes reached new highs, the tech-heavy Nasdaq had the best week, climbing over 2.50% by last week's end,  Read more ➝