Market Update

Further Gains for Stocks

January 15, 2020

The Week on Wall Street The market had a choppy five days, with traders reacting to geopolitical developments and weaker-than-expected jobs data.... Read More

Concerns About Oil

January 8, 2020

The Week on Wall Street Stocks descended from record highs Friday, as traders reacted to a U.S. drone strike that killed Iran's top military... Read More

The Year in Review

December 30, 2019

What Drove the Markets? Four factors influenced investment performance in 2019: a shift in U.S. monetary policy, the ongoing trade dispute between... Read More

Phase-One Trade Deal Reached

December 18, 2019

The Week on Wall Street The U.S. and China announced a limited trade agreement last week. That news lifted U.S. and foreign stocks, leading to... Read More

Stocks Ride Out a Choppy Week

December 10, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Key Wall Street benchmarks were up and down last week - or rather down and then up. A Tuesday retreat was offset by a Friday... Read More

November Concludes With Gains

December 4, 2019

The Week on Wall Street As November wrapped up, U.S. equity benchmarks advanced. Stocks were again aided by a sense of optimism that a preliminary... Read More

Major Indices Move Lower

November 25, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks declined last week as mixed signals emerged about the progress of U.S.-China trade negotiations. The three major... Read More

A New Dow Milestone

November 18, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stock benchmarks were little changed for much of last week, but a rally occurred Friday after news broke that the U.S. and... Read More

Dow, S&P 500 Extend Win Streaks

November 12, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Domestic and international stocks rose last week. Risk appetite outweighed concerns about the state of U.S.-China trade... Read More

More Historic Highs

November 4, 2019

The Week on Wall Street A better-than-forecast jobs report prompted a stock market rally Friday, two days after traders witnessed another interest... Read More