Weekly Update

Weekly Update – Week of June 20th

Markets remained mixed last week as the Dow closed at another record high, while the NASDAQ fell and the S&P 500 held steady.[i] By Friday, the Dow gained 0.52%, the NASDAQ fell -0.92%, and the S&P 500 gained a slight 0.05%.[ii] Meanwhile, the MSCI EAFE... read more

Weekly Update – Week of June 12th

Markets last week were mixed with leading tech stocks falling dramatically as some investors pulled profits.[i] The NASDAQ took the biggest hit, finishing 1.55% down on the week—its worst week of the year.[ii] Meanwhile, the Dow rose 0.31% for the week, notching... read more

Weekly Update – Week of June 5th

Last week, the S&P 500, Dow, and NASDAQ closed at all-time record highs.[i] The S&P 500 rose 0.96%, the Dow gained 0.6%, and the NASDAQ grew by 1.54%.[ii] Meanwhile, the MSCI EAFE gained 1.64% for the week.[iii] Despite strong equity markets, bond yields... read more

Weekly Update – Week of May 30th

The markets marched ahead last week with the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ reporting all-time records, albeit just slightly above previous highs.[i] The S&P rose 1.43% over last week, while the NASDAQ was up 2.08%.[ii] The Dow gained 1.32% and the MSCI EAFE gained... read more

Weekly Update – Week of May 23rd

Early last week, both the S&P and NASDAQ recorded all-time highs before tumbling along with the Dow as political concerns rose.[i] By Friday, though, the markets had largely rebounded and steadied. The S&P 500 closed the week down 0.38%, the Dow saw a 0.44%... read more

Weekly Update – Week of May 16th

Markets tuned out noise from Washington last week and continued to focus on economic fundamentals. Mildly rebounding retail sales and strong consumer sentiment seem to point toward a modestly stronger second quarter.[i] After a three-week winning streak, both the Dow... read more

Weekly Update – Week of May 8th

Last week, stocks rose but floated within a narrow trading range. By Friday, however, both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ reached record highs.[i] For the week, the S&P 500 gained 0.63%, the Dow finished up 0.32%, and the NASDAQ rose 0.88%.[ii] The MSCI EAFE added... read more

Weekly Update – Week of May 1st

Stocks continued their advance on generally strong earnings reports this week despite the GDP report showing a slow first quarter economy. The S&P 500 rose 1.51%, the Dow gained 1.91%, and the NASDAQ added 2.32%.[1] On Tuesday, the NASDAQ posted record highs as it... read more

Weekly Update – Week of April 24th

Domestic stocks posted losses on Friday, April 21, largely due to investor concerns about the French election.[i] Despite these daily losses, U.S. indexes broke their two-week losing streak, with the S&P 500 adding 0.85%, the Dow gaining 0.46%, and the NASDAQ... read more

Weekly Update – Week of April 3rd

With the first quarter of 2017 now behind us, we have seen the three major indexes all gain more than 4.5% so far this year.[i] In fact, the NASDAQ just experienced its best quarter since 2013 due to tech stocks driving growth.[ii] Despite closing down on Friday, the... read more