Category: Market Update

Weekly Market Update: Why Do We Care About Earnings?

THE MARKETSStocks rallied again last week on a strong Tech sector showing, bringing the S&P 500 positive for the year again. For the week, the S&P 500 gained 2.07%, the…
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Weekly Update: “Stocks Post Third Weekly Gain on Hopes of Fed Delay”

THE MARKETSStocks ended last week on another strong note as markets surged on the strong possibility that the Fed won’t raise rates this year. For the week, the S&P 500…
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Weekly Market Update: “S&P Posts Biggest Weekly Gain of 2015”

THE MARKETSStocks ended last week on a strong note, regaining a lot of lost ground and giving the S&P 500 its best week of the year. For the week, the…
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Weekly Market Update: “Quarterly Edition: Top news for Q3”

THE MARKETSStocks ended the final days of the third quarter on a positive note, even though stocks were still down for the quarter. For the week, the S&P 500 gained…
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Weekly Market Update: “Markets Fall Amid Additional Turmoil”

THE MARKETSStocks continued their rollercoaster ride last week, dogged by worries from Washington and a plunge in biotechs that pushed the major indexes lower. For the week, the S&P 500…
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Weekly Market Update: “Fed Cites These 3 Factors Behind Last Week’s Decision”

THE MARKETSUncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates weighed on markets last week, pushing the Dow and the S&P lower. For the week, the S&P 500 lost 0.15%,…
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Weekly Market Update: “Will Interest Rates Go Up for the First Time in Nearly a Decade?”

THE MARKETSStocks rebounded during the holiday-shortened week as gains in overseas stock markets spurred buying activity, giving the Dow its best week since March. Despite the buying pressure, investors curbed…
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Weekly Market Update: What Choice Could Signal Fed Faith in Economy?

THE MARKETSStocks slid after another turbulent week, buffeted by more worries about China. Investors chose to remain cautious ahead of the long Labor Day weekend and a raft of fresh…
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Weekly Market Update: “Thriving During Volatility”

THE MARKETSIt’s hard to watch your portfolio value fluctuate, especially when the money involved represents a lifetime of hard work and a comfortable future. If you’re at or nearing retirement,…
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Weekly Market Update: “Four Things You Shouldn’t Do Right Now”

THE MARKETSU.S. stocks ended a defensive week in the red as investor sentiment deteriorated in the face of fresh worries out of China. For the week, the S&P 500 fell…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks Gain on Greek Deal & Data”

THE MARKETSDespite significant volatility, stocks ended last week higher after a finalized Greek bailout deal and some upbeat domestic economic data. For the week, the S&P 500 gained 0.67%, the…
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Market Update: “Stocks Fall on Oil Woes”

THE MARKETS Stocks gave in to gloom about low global oil prices and fell again last week, erasing the previous week’s gains. For the week, the S&P 500 lost 1.25%,…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks End Week Up”

THE MARKETSStocks snapped their losing streak and regained steam last week despite some soft data, posting weekly and monthly gains. For the week, the S&P 500 gained 1.16%, the Dow…
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Market Update: “Markets Drop on Global Growth Worries”

THE MARKETS Stocks were unable to maintain the momentum and gave up ground in another roller coaster week. Though earnings week marched onward, investors seemed more concerned about global growth…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks Rise on Earnings & Greece”

THE MARKETSStocks surged in an action-packed week, giving the NASDAQ two record closes in a row. For the week, the S&P 500 gained 2.41%, the Dow rose 1.84%, and the…
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