MARKET UPDATE: JANUARY 28, 2019

The Markets (as of market close January 25, 2019) Last week did not start off well in the market. However, stocks rebounded on Friday, recouping much of the value lost earlier in the week. Nevertheless, stocks ended last week relatively flat. Of the benchmark indexes listed here, only the S&P 500 lost value. Otherwise, the… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: JANUARY 22, 2019

The Markets (as of market close January 18, 2019) Rhetoric that trade tensions between the United States and China may be easing helped quell investors’ concerns, prompting a stock market rally last week. The large caps of the S&P 500 and the Dow led the way, followed by the Nasdaq, the Russell 2000, and the… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: JANUARY 14, 2019

The Markets (as of market close January 11, 2019) For the third straight week, stocks posted positive returns by the close of last week. Each of the indexes listed here gained at least 2.40%, with the small caps of the Russell 2000 zooming up by almost 5.0%. Energy shares had a strong week as oil… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: JANUARY 7, 2019

The Markets (as of market close January 4, 2019) Stocks posted solid gains by the close of the first week of the new year. A favorable jobs report helped push the benchmark indexes listed here higher last Friday, as stocks recovered from an ominous start at the beginning of the week. Helping ease investors’ fears… Read more »

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