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Rising Bond Yields Diminish Stocks

March 1, 2021

WEEKLY UPDATE – MARCH 1, 2021The Week on Wall StreetStocks dropped amid rising long-term bond yields, with sharp declines in high-valuation growth stocks leading the overall market lower.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.78%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 declined 2.45%. The Nasdaq Composite index, home to many high-valuation growth plays, fell 4.92% for the…

Vaccine Rollout Spurs Markets

December 22, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks climbed higher amid the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and an improving outlook for a fiscal stimulus bill.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which has lagged all year, gained 0.44%. The Standard & Poor’s 500 picked up 1.25% while the Nasdaq Composite index surged 3.05%. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks…

Is Stimulus Near?

December 7, 2020

WEEKLY UPDATE – DECEMBER 7, 2020 The Week on Wall StreetStocks marched higher last week on an improving outlook for the passage of a fiscal stimulus package.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.03%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 tacked on 1.67%. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 2.12% for the week. The MSCI EAFE index, which…

Special Update: Quarterly Report

October 5, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks advanced last week, propelled by hopes that legislators may reach an agreement for a new fiscal stimulus package and optimism generated by a few corporate deal announcements and initial public offerings. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.87%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by 1.52%. The Nasdaq…

Stocks Mixed Amid Uncertainty

September 30, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks were mixed last week as worries that stretched from Washington D.C., where prospects of a new fiscal stimulus bill dimmed, to Europe, which saw an increase of new COVID-19 cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 1.75%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 fell 0.63%. The Nasdaq Composite Index…

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