Market Watch Weekly | June 21, 2021 | Volatility Signs

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite started the week with new records, stumbled before the Federal Reserve meeting, fell, recovered, and fell again. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its worst weekly loss since October......

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Market Watch Weekly | June 14, 2021 | Fed's Meeting

When April’s CPI was released on May 12, the market took it on the chin, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite down 2.7% in one day, taking the brunt of damage. This past week, however, it was the Dow Jones Industrial Average that was hit the hardest....

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Market Watch Weekly | June 7, 2021 | Still Market

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 226.94 points, or 0.7%, to 34,756.39 this past week, while the S&P 500 index advanced 0.6%, to 4229.89, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.5%, to 13,814.49......

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Market Watch Weekly | May 31, 2021 | May Recap

For the month of May, the 30 -stock Dow and the S&P 500 gained 1.9% and 0.6%, posting their fourth up month in a row. The tech-heavy Nasdaq, however, suffered a 1.5% loss this month for its first negative month in seven......

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Market Watch Weekly | May 25, 2021 | Tech Rises

On the surface, it looked like nothing much happened this past week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 174.29 points, or 0.5%, to 34,207.84, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.4%, to 4155.86, and the Nasdaq Composite rose 0.3%, to 13,470.99......

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Market Watch Weekly | May 17, 2021| Inflation Signs

The major averages experienced a roller-coaster week that saw the blue-chip Dow drop nearly 1,200 points from Monday to Wednesday. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq fell 4% and 5%, respectively, during that period......

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Market Watch Weekly | May 10, 2021 | April's Jobs Report

Stocks rose despite weaker than expected manufacturing data, then fell as tech sank on comments by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen that rising rates might cool off an overheating economy, which she walked back......

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Market Watch Weekly | May 3, 2021 | Earnings Surprise

For the second week in a row, the S&P 500 finished just a hair’s length away from the unchanged mark. After dropping 0.13% one week earlier, the index closed up one point, or 0.02%, at 4181.17......

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Market Watch Weekly | April 26, 2021 | Capital Gains Tax Hike

Stocks have taken a little breather this week, but this should come as no surprise given the overbought conditions we have seen as of late. The S&P 500 closed the week off 0.1%, to 4180.17, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 157.18 points......

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Market Watch Weekly | April 19, 2021 | The Crypto IPO

A mix of strong economic data, better-than-expected earnings, and falling bond yields has fueled stocks higher in a low-volume week. This is the fourth consecutive weekly increase for stocks with the S&P 500 rising 1.4%, to 4185.47......

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