Market Week: February 23, 2015

Reprieve relief: Even a temporary agreement about Greek debt helped equities edge upward. Friday’s relief rally gave the S&P 500 its third straight week of gains, though the Nasdaq continued to lead the pack.

Market Week: February 17, 2015

Domestic equities continued to shake off their winter chill as the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 squeaked into record territory once again.

Market Week: February 9, 2015

Hit the reset button: A rebound in the price of oil and some promising economic data helped equities recoup their losses of the week before, returning them to roughly even for the year.

Market Week: February 2, 2015

The strength of the U.S. dollar contributed to weak Q4 earnings reports from some major blue-chip companies that earn a substantial portion of their revenues overseas.

Market Week: January 26, 2015

It was a clean sweep for the Nasdaq as it posted gains on all four days of a market week shortened by Martin Luther King Day.

Market Week: January 20, 2015

A surprise move by Switzerland’s central bank made already unsettled financial markets even more volatile.

Market Week: January 12, 2015

It was a grim week, not only in France but in financial markets worldwide. Despite a mid-week bounce, equities prices continued to follow oil on a downward path.

Market Week: January 5, 2015

A couple of disappointing economic reports coupled with year-end tax maneuvers put the few traders who were at their desks last week in selling mode.

Quarterly Market Review: January-March 2014

Profit-taking from 2013’s strong run as well as currency and credit problems in several emerging markets threatened to derail the stock market as 2014 began.