Category: Weekly Market Update

October 2018 Month End Market Update

[arve url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dD33eltOik" /] October has been a tough month in the markets!  This market update is a little longer than usual (14 minutes). Hillary's insights are very valuable in terms…
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3rd Quarter Market Commentary – September 2018

Join Hillary Sunderland, CFA, CKA, Chief Investment Officer of Beacon Wealth Consultants for the 3rd quarter market update!  This month Hillary delivers her report in a brief client-friendly video.  If…
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Monthly Market Insights: Correcting the Imbalances

March 1, 2018 February was a volatile month for both stocks and bonds.  The major stock market averages dipped in correction territory earlier this month - falling 10% from record…
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An Exceptionally “Normal” Year

Fourth Quarter CommentaryDespite plenty of geopolitical turmoil, lofty stock market valuations, and a Federal Reserve focused on increasing interest rates, 2017 was an exceptionally “normal” year for the stock market.…
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Monthly Market Insights – Is Tax Reform a New Reason to Cheer?

December 5, 2017 - Recent headlines have been dominated by the prospect of tax reform which is now in its final stages. While the tax reform bills are largely uniform between…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks Up, GDP Down”

THE MARKETSAfter a brief pause during inauguration week, stocks continued to climb last week. The S&P 500 added 1.03%, the NASDAQ was up 1.90%, and the MSCI EAFE increased by…
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Weekly Market Update: “Markets Pause in Search for Clarity”

THE MARKETSA new presidential era began last Friday with Donald Trump’s inauguration, and the market reaction was far more restrained than its response to his election. For weeks after the…
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Weekly Market Update: “Financials Up, Indexes Mixed”

THE MARKETSAs we look back on markets last week, we see mixed results, with none of the major domestic indexes gaining or losing more than 1%.[1] The S&P 500 was…
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Weekly Market Update: “Slow, But Positive, Trading Week”

THE MARKETSIn the last full trading week of 2016, domestic markets were relatively quiet, with many people out of the office for the holidays. Nonetheless, all three major domestic indexes…
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Weekly Market Update: “Fed Raises Rates”

THE MARKETSLast week was mixed for the markets, as the Dow increased by 0.44%, while the S&P 500 lost 0.06%, the NASDAQ dropped 0.13%, and the MSCI EAFE gave back…
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Weekly Market Update: “Rational Exuberance? “

THE MARKETSOn Friday, December 9, all three major U.S. stock indexes ended at record high. For the first time in five years, they each posted gains every day of the…
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Weekly Market Update: “A Mixed View”

THE MARKETSAfter a three-week run where all major U.S. indexes posted significant gains, we saw more mixed results last week. The Dow was up 0.10%, but the S&P 500 lost…
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Weekly Market Update: “Many Reasons to Give Thanks”

THE MARKETSDuring a week while many were thankful, the markets gave us much to be thankful for. Through the four-day trading week, the Dow gained 1.51%, the S&P 500 was…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks Up, Fed Increase Likely”

THE MARKETSFor the second straight week, the major domestic indexes all ended in positive territory: The S&P 500 was up 0.81%, the Dow increased 0.11%, and the NASDAQ added 1.61%.[1]…
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Weekly Market Update: “A Week of Surprises”

THE MARKETSLast Tuesday, many Americans watched in great surprise as Donald Trump won our presidential election. Just that day, the New York Times had placed Hillary Clinton’s odds of winning…
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