MARKET UPDATE: DECEMBER 17, 2018

The Markets (as of market close December 14, 2018) A market correction refers to a decline in a stock or index of at least 10% following a temporary high price. After last week’s losses, the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq are entering correction territory. Of the benchmark indexes listed here, only the Nasdaq remains ahead… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: DECEMBER 10, 2018

The Markets (as of market close December 7, 2018) Losses in technology and health-care stocks accounted for much of last week’s market drop. The tech-heavy Nasdaq and the small caps of the Russell 2000 suffered the largest declines, leading a week of high market volatility. Bank and industrial stocks also took a big hit last… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: DECEMBER 3, 2018

The Markets (as of market close November 30, 2018) Stocks rebounded last week, posting their best gains since February. The S&P 500 climbed 4.85% last week, a percentage jump not reached since the end of 2011. Overall, the large-cap indexes and the tech-heavy Nasdaq outperformed the small caps of the Russell 2000, which rebounded nicely,… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: NOVEMBER 26, 2018

Trading volume may have been slower than usual during the Thanksgiving holiday week, but that didn’t stop the downward spiral for stocks. Tumbling oil prices, which fell to their lowest levels in over a year, pulled energy shares downward and raised fears of an economic slowdown. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here fell sharply… Read more »

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