MARKET UPDATE: MARCH 25, 2019

The Markets (as of market close March 22, 2019) Last week started well for investors as stock indexes continued to climb on the heels of the prior week’s robust performance. However, reports of a weakening global economy prompted a sell-off last Friday, plunging each of the benchmark indexes listed here lower. With a pronouncement from… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: MARCH 18, 2019

The Markets (as of market close March 15, 2019) Tech shares were bullish last week, leading the way for what turned out to be a very strong performance in the market. The tech-heavy Nasdaq outperformed each of the other benchmark indexes listed here, and leads in overall year-to-date performance. Bond yields sank to their lowest… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: MARCH 11, 2019

The Markets (as of market close March 8, 2019) The benchmark indexes listed here suffered their worst showing last week since December. Hardest hit was the Russell 2000, which fell over 4.0%. Unsettling global economic news had investors scrambling for cover from stocks. The prospects of a trade deal with China suddenly took a turn… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: MARCH 4, 2019

The Markets (as of market close March 1, 2019) The momentum stocks have enjoyed since the beginning of the year waned some last week as investors took time to consider economic and trade developments. The tech-heavy Nasdaq gained the most, up almost 1.0%. At the other end of the spectrum was the Global Dow, which… Read more »

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