Market Update

Trade News Moves the Market

May 22, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks fell sharply at the start of last week over trade tensions, then recovered with help from strong earnings and... Read More

Higher Tariffs Take Effect

May 15, 2019

The Week on Wall Street As we noted recently, Wall Street has a wandering eye. Last week, it focused on the new tariff threats in the ongoing... Read More

Major Indices Have a Mixed Week

May 6, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks were up and down last week, and the three major benchmarks ended up little changed after five trading days. The... Read More

S&P 500 Reaches a New Peak

April 29, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks returned to record territory, with both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite closing at historic highs. The... Read More

A Mild Week for the Market

April 22, 2019

The Week on Wall Street A short and relatively placid trading week wrapped up Thursday, with the major indices turning in mixed performances. The... Read More

The Q1 Earnings Season Begins

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... Read More

Gains Conclude a Great Quarter

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 Treasury... Read More

Treasury Yields Prompt Concerns

March 26, 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 in 12... Read More

Stocks Dip on Growth Concerns

March 13, 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... Read More

Value vs. Growth Investing

March 12, 2019

You might be initially confused by these terms or even suspect they aren't that different in terms of what each model offers you as an investor, but... Read More