Category Archives: Market Update

Fording When the Current Strengthens

Markets experienced a volatile week on continued banking contagion concerns. The move was positive, but relatively varied across the indices, as the S&P 500 gained 1.6%, the Dow Jones 0.13%, […]

Convinced of Conviction

Following the previously quiet week, markets moved decidedly lower in a flight to safety from challenging economic, FED, and banking news. The DOW, S&P 500, and NASDAQ all retreated over […]

Quiet Seas

Over the past week, the Dow, S&P 500, and Russell 2000 moved fairly lock step, gaining +1.75%, +1.90%, and +2.00%, respectively. NASDAQ, however, rose +2.58% thanks to outsized performance in […]

Open to Reason

Although the week was news-heavy and contained several volatile sessions, the major indices finished mixed and all closed less than 1% away from their starting point. Markets continue to price […]

Just Weight (and See)

Markets gave back a bit more of their 2023 gains, last week. The Dow Jones fared the best, ending barely below where it began, while the S&P 500 lost 1% […]

Seeking and Speaking the Truth

Volatility returned to the major indexes on a barrage of significant news. Despite a lower close on Friday, stocks ended the week generally higher. The Dow Jones was almost unchanged, […]

Shaping the Overall Picture

Stocks are riding their forward momentum of gains, as 2023 has begun strong for the major indices.  This week, the Dow Jones rose 1.8%, the S&P 500 gained 2.5%, and—with […]

Making the Case

Stocks bounced around throughout last week, and the major indices closed out mixed. The Dow Jones fared the worst, falling just under 3%. The S&P 500 lost less than 1%, […]

Thankful Yet Watchful

Stocks extended their winning streak on the back of more optimism about the prospects of 2023. All three major indexes advanced, with the Dow gaining 2%, the S&P 500 2.7% […]

Shared Values are Priceless

When it comes to the recipients of your well-stewarded money, it is no surprise that the majority of potential investors and charitable givers prioritize investing in nonprofits that share their […]