MARKETS RETREAT AMIDST CORONAVIRUS WORRIES AND DESPITE A SURGE IN U.S. HOUSING MARKET In another holiday–shortened trading week, stocks struggled as impeachment proceedings, a new virus out of China and stock-specific news seemed to dominate the news All the major U.S. equity markets gave back last week’s gains, with the smaller–cap Russell 2000 declining the […]
SANTA BROUGHT THE MARKETS MORE PRESENTS AND SOME LUMPS OF COAL DURING THE HOLIDAY SHORTNED WEEK The Christmas–shortened trading week brought investors more presents and less coal, as NASDAQ crested the 9,000-point threshold for the first time and the S&P 500 and DJIA set new records NASDAQ moved up 0.9% on the week, followed by […]
5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology. When fully implemented, it will lead to far more than just another wave of smart devices and faster downloads. 5G’s speed and expanded capabilities may be the keys that unlock effective autonomous driving and serve as the catalyst for broader application of artificial intelligence, and The Financial […]
MARKETS END THE WEEK MIXED AS A GREAT JOBS REPORT AND JUMP IN OIL PRICES HELP TURN THINGS AROUND The markets ended the week mixed, after coming back from early–week losses when a very strong Jobs Report was released on Friday The week started with the S&P 500 losing about 2.3% early in the week, […]
…Or will the Grinch come down from Mount Crumpit and steal our returns? Back in 1972, Yale Hirsch of the Stock Trader’s Almanac proposed the existence of the Santa Rally – and it’s been a constant source of eggnog-fueled debate for decades. The Santa Rally refers to the general tendency of the U.S. equity markets […]
U.S. STOCKS REACH FRESH HIGHS AS GDP IS REVISED UP AND THE 2019 HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON COULD SET NEW RECORDS The four major U.S. stock market averages closed the Thanksgiving week with green numbers that gave investors reasons to give thanks The DJIA, S&P 500, and NASDAQ all reached new record highs and even the […]
U.S. STOCKS DECLINE MODESTLY, SNAPPING SIX CONSECUTIVE WEEKS OF GREEN NUMBERS The U.S. equity markets paused this week, retreating modestly after six weeks of impressive gains NASDAQ declined just 0.2%, followed by the S&P 500’s drop of 0.3% The smaller–cap Russell 2000 and the mega–cap DJIA both declined this week too, as both indices lost […]
MARKETS HIT NEW HIGHS AS THE FED CUTS RATES AGAIN, EARNINGS GROWTH INCREASES AND A GOLDILOCKS JOBS REPORT IS RELEASED U.S. stocks climbed to new record highs amidst a slew of positive actions and data, including the Fed cutting rates for the third time this year, another Goldilocks jobs report and a softening of the […]
MARKETS UP FOR THE THIRD WEEK IN A ROW AS MORE COMPANIES ARE REPORTING POSITIVE EARNINGS SURPRISES THAN EXPECTED U.S. stock markets rose for the third consecutive week, ending very close to their record highs NASDAQ led the way with a gain of 1.9%, followed by the small–cap Russell 2000’s gain of 1.5%, the S&P […]
With Halloween falling on a Thursday this year there are a variety of activities occurring this weekend and into next week. We took this opportunity to sit down with our office’s undisputed expert on such matters, Remy, Zach’s bird dog. Here are Remy Mummy’s tips for a SAFE and SPOOKTACULAR Halloween for all. CHILD […]
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