Weekly Economic Update

Weekly Economic Update 04/15/2019

April 15, 2019

The Week On Wall Street Stocks broke out of a narrow range on Friday following news that two major banks grew their bottom line in the first quarter. For the week, the S&P 500 rose 0.79%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.91%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average…

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Weekly Economic Update 04/08/2019

April 8, 2019

The Week On Wall Street Stocks posted their second straight weekly gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.17% in five trading days; the S&P 500, 1.27%; the Nasdaq Composite, 1.72%. The MSCI EAFE index of international stocks rose 1.84%.1-4 Investors got some good news…

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Weekly Economic Update 04/01/2019

April 1, 2019

The Week On Wall Street Stocks ended last week higher as volatility slowed, completing their best quarter since 2009. A Friday tweet from Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin encouraged investors, referring to “constructive” discussions in the ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations.1 The S&P 500 gained…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/25/2019

March 25, 2019

The Week On Wall Street Friday, the yield of the 3-month Treasury bill exceeded the yield of the 10-year Treasury note for the first time…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/18/2019

March 18, 2019

The Week On Wall Street The big story last week was the sudden grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 passenger jets in dozens…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/11/2019

March 11, 2019

The Week on Wall Street As in February, investors spent most of the first full trading week of March hoping for new details in U.S.-China trade negotiations. While they waited, stock benchmarks drifted downward. From Monday’s open to Friday’s close, the S&P 500 lost 2.55%,…

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Weekly Economic Update 03/04/2019

March 4, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks lost a little ground as February gave way to March. While domestic and overseas political developments made headlines, the market stayed relatively calm: from Monday’s open through Friday’s close, the S&P 500 ceded but 0.17%, finishing the week at…

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Weekly Economic Update 02/25/2019

February 25, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks rallied last week as optimism about a potential U.S.-China trade deal grew. The S&P 500 advanced 0.80% for the week to 2,792.67. The Nasdaq Composite improved 0.86% to 7,527.54, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.64% to 26,031.81.…

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