Category Archives: Market Update

Giving Thanks

For the second week in a row, stocks traded with lower volatility. Bond yields fell 0.75% last week on Fed minutes indicating a slowing pace of rate hikes, while Oil […]

Putting On The Armor

Markets had a much-needed “calm” week of trading, last week. The Dow Jones ended almost exactly where it started, while the S&P 500 and NASDAQ each lost around 1%. WTI […]

Rising Tides

We witnessed a wild week for markets that made other volatile sessions look tame. Despite being flat through Wednesday, the major indexes ended significantly higher, with the Dow Jones gaining […]

Acting Diligently

The major indexes moved lower following more volatile trading last week. Friday saw markets earn back some losses, but the Dow closed down 1.4%, the S&P 500 3.4%, and a […]

Careful What You Wish For

We experienced another week of high volatility, which ended with gains in the major indexes. Breaking from recent trends of tech and growth stocks seeing the biggest swings, the NASDAQ […]

Staying Awake

Information to feed both bulls and bears was in ample supply last week, and as earnings season gained momentum, so did the major indexes. The Dow Jones, S&P 500 and […]

Knowing Your Herd

Stocks saw a very volatile week, even when compared to the rest of the year’s back-and-forth gyrations. The major indexes ended mixed, ranging from the Dow gaining around 1% to […]

Worrying About Tomorrow?

Monday and Tuesday began the fourth quarter with a sizable rally, which saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average up nearly 1,600 points over two trading days. Thursday and Friday gave […]

Reaping Full Rewards

Markets had many news items to digest, as the week unfolded into quarter end, leading the major indexes on an up-and-down journey. After a mid-week rally, stocks slumped the final […]

Historical Lessons

Trading remained in a holding pattern at the beginning of the week, with full attention focused on the Federal Reserve meeting and their decision on interest rates. Following their announcement […]