By: Laura Hochstetler | On: November 5, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action Global equities set record highs again during the week, against a backdrop of solid economic and earnings growth. U.S. job growth accelerated in October after hurricane-related disruptions in […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: October 29, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action The US economy grew at a faster-than-forecast pace of 3% in the third quarter, handily beating 2.5% forecasts. Economists had expected a moderate Q3 slowdown because of the […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: October 22, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action Global equities extended their gains this week and the Dow breached 23,000. Over the last week U.S. fund investors rushed into American and emerging market equities: Stock mutual […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: October 1, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action Spanish authorities have confiscated millions of voting papers in Catalonia and stationed additional police in the region ahead of Sunday’s independence referendum, with the vote declared illegal by […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: September 24, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action Major stock indexes rose to records earlier this week, then decreased—closing mostly flat or slightly down for the week—while treasury yields increased, as global tension came back into […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: September 10, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action The major stock indices—and especially US stocks—moved lower this week amid concern about the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma (while Mexico was shaken by its strongest earthquake […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: September 3, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action All three major US stock market indices posted weekly advances, and a strong showing for tech and biotech stocks helped the Nasdaq show its best weekly performance so […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: August 27, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action US stocks recorded gains for the week, mostly due to a solid rally on Tuesday. Trading volumes were light, however, as investors showed caution in anticipation of guidance […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: August 20, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

Market Action The major stock markets finished Friday on a negative note, adding to their losses for the second consecutive week of broad market declines attributed to geopolitical concerns (North […]

By: Laura Hochstetler | On: August 6, 2017 |

Weekly Market Update

 Market Action The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the week at a fresh record, buoyed by a jobs report that showed employers continued hiring at a healthy rate in July. […]