March 15, 2019 Weekly Market Recap

The S&P 500 gained 2.9% this week, supported by a sidelined Federal Reserve, persistently low U.S. Treasury yields, and a weakening dollar. In addition, key leadership from Apple (AAPL) and semiconductor stocks helped the S&P 500 set a new high for 2019 and closed at its highest level since Oct. 10. Read More

February 8, 2019 Weekly Market Recap

Wall Street held on to gains this week. The S&P 500 gained 0.1% despite recurring concerns about a slowdown in global growth and a U.S. China trade deal leading to some profit-taking action. Read More

February 1, 2019 Weekly Market Recap

The S&P 500 overcame a slow start to the week to finish higher by 1.6%, with earnings coming in better than feared and a dovish-minded Federal Reserve easing the market. In the process, the benchmark index also notched its best January since 1987. Read More

January 25, 2019 Weekly Market Recap

The S&P 500 took a breather this holiday-shortened trading week, losing 0.2%, amid pestering concerns over global growth prospects. Despite the week’s minor setback, the benchmark index finished strong, and is still up 6.3% this month and 13.3% from its Dec. 24 low. Read More

January 18, 2019 Weekly Market Recap

The S&P 500 gained 2.9% this week, rising on the back of a strong financial sector (+6.1%) and growing optimism surrounding U.S.-China trade talks. The benchmark index has now posted its fourth straight weekly gain and is now up 6.5% in January. Read More

January 11, 2019 Weekly Market Recap

So far the Bulls are winning in 2019. The S&P 500 gained 2.5% this week, rising for the third straight week and extending its rally to +10.4% since its Christmas Eve low. The Dow Jones gained 2.4%, the Nasdaq gained 3.5%, and the Russell 2000 gained 4.8%. Read More

January 4, 2019 Weekly Market Recap

Well, 2019 is here and we’re off to the races! Wall Street kicked off the first week of 2019 on a higher note, as robust jobs data and pleasing commentary from Fed Chair Jerome Powell helped to ease global growth concerns. Read More

December 28, 2018 Weekly Market Recap

The S&P 500 rallied 2.9% during a week that featured its worst Christmas Eve in history, a historic rally (+5% in one day), and a stunning reversal in late trading action. Wall Street’s end-of-the-year Santa Claus rally, which began taking shape on Wednesday, has pared the benchmark index’s monthly decline to 9.9%. Read More

December 21, 2018 Weekly Market Recap

I wish I was reporting better news heading into the Christmas holiday, but the stock market decline continues. The S&P 500 dropped 7.1% this week, setting a new yearly low, amid ongoing concerns over economic growth, trade, politics, and fear the Federal Reserve could be on course for making a policy mistake. This week’s losses brought the benchmark index’s decline to 12.5% in December. Read More

December 14, 2018 Weekly Market Recap

Wall Street suffered another down week, as continued uncertainty surrounding economic growth, trade, politics, and the path of interest rates kept many buyers on the sidelines. Heightened trading volatility also proved effective in keeping buyers sidelined, too, as large intra-day swings proved exhausting and off-putting for many participants. Read More

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