Weekly Economic Update

Weekly Economic Update 03/30/2020

March 30, 2020

The Week On Wall Street An open-ended commitment by the Federal Reserve to support American businesses and capital markets along with the passage of a $2 trillion aid package improved investor sentiment and drove a strong rally in stock prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/23/2020

March 23, 2020

The Week On Wall Street The stock market suffered through another volatile week as it wrestled with the health and economic fallout of the domestic spread of the coronavirus. Swift and decisive actions by the Federal Reserve and policy responses from the federal government did…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/16/2020

March 16, 2020

The Week On Wall Street Markets remained exceptionally volatile, buffeted by the spreading impact of coronavirus, uncertain responses from federal policymakers, and the sudden drop in oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 10.36%, while the S&P 500 declined 8.79%. The Nasdaq Composite index…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/09/2020

March 9, 2020

The Week On Wall Street Heightened coronavirus fears, falling yields, and Super Tuesday primary results sent stocks on a rollercoaster ride of sharp price swings,…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/02/2020

March 2, 2020

The Week On Wall Street Stocks fell sharply last week as Wall Street considered how the coronavirus outbreak might influence global business activity and household…

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Weekly Economic Update 02/24/2020

February 24, 2020

The Week On Wall Street Traders paid close attention to coronavirus developments and earnings last week while wondering how the former might eventually impact the latter. Concern over updated infection numbers moderated risk appetite. A pair of key stock benchmarks posted similar weekly losses. In…

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Weekly Economic Update 02/17/2020

February 17, 2020

The Week On Wall Street Daily headlines about the coronavirus had little impact on stock market averages last week. Earnings and mergers had more influence. All three Wall Street benchmarks improved. The Nasdaq Composite rose 2.21%, outpacing the S&P 500, up 1.58%, and the Dow…

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Weekly Economic Update 02/10/2020

February 10, 2020

The Week On Wall Street Stocks advanced four days out of five during the past market week, erasing the losses of the week before. The Nasdaq Composite surged 4.04%, the S&P 500 3.17%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 3.00%. Foreign stocks also rallied: the…

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