MARKET UPDATE: OCTOBER 22, 2018

The Markets (as of market close October 19, 2018) After a sweat-inducing ride on Wall Street last week, several earnings reports helped ease some of the pain in domestic large caps by Friday’s close. The Dow managed to see a 0.41% rise for the week, while the S&P 500 was relatively unchanged. The Nasdaq, Russell… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: OCTOBER 15, 2018

The Markets (as of market close October 12, 2018) Despite a surge at the end of the week, stocks plummeted last week. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here lost value, led by the small caps of the Russell 2000, which fell over 5.0%. The S&P 500, which rebounded last Friday, suffered through its biggest… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: OCTOBER 8, 2018

The Markets (as of market close October 5, 2018) Another tough week on Wall Street as stocks and long-term bond prices fell, pushing yields higher. While each of the benchmark indexes listed here lost value last week, the large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 held up better than the tech stocks of the… Read more »

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MARKET UPDATE: OCTOBER 1, 2018

The Markets (as of market close September 28, 2018) Rising interest rates and ramped-up trade wars put a damper on stocks last week. While not unanticipated, the Fed raised the federal funds target rate 25 basis points and intimated that another hike is likely for December. On the trade front, the United States imposed tariffs… Read more »

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