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Monday, August 12, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stocks spent much of last week rebounding from a Monday drop that reflected nervousness about the U.S.-China trade fight. By Thursday's closing bell, the S&P 500 had regained all its Monday losses - but it...

 

Monday, August 5, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Last week, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, in line with Wall Street's expectations. Ironically, stocks had their worst week of 2019. The S&P 500 finished the...

 

Monday, July 29, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Last week, investors assessed earnings and the initial estimate of second-quarter economic growth, while awaiting the Federal Reserve's next announcement about interest rates. Stocks rose for the week;...

 

Monday, July 22, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Stock benchmarks retreated during the first week of the second-quarter earnings season. As some big names shared quarterly results, investors seemed more interested in what might happen at the Federal Reserve's...

 

Monday, July 15, 2019

The Week on Wall Street Friday, the S&P 500 settled above 3,000 for the first time, after rising 0.78% for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average chalked up a milestone of its own: the blue chips ended the week above 27,000,...

 

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Monday, July 8, 2019

The Week on Wall Street U.S. stock benchmarks opened a new quarter positively. The S&P 500 gained 1.65% in the opening week of July; the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 1.21%; the Nasdaq Composite, 1.94%. Overseas, stocks in developed...

 

Monday, July 1, 2019

The Week on Wall Street A month of gains for stocks ended with a weekly retreat. The S&P 500 lost 0.30%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.32%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 0.45%. In contrast, overseas shares, tracked by the MSCI EAFE...

 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Big, sharp market swings like we have seen this year can be unsettling if not downright scary for many investors. Lulled into complacency by a nine-year bull market and more than two years without a serious correction, it’s...

 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Daily market news and commentary can challenge your investment discipline. When tested, consider the source and maintain a long-term perspective. Unquestionably, living in the digital world, with its instantaneous access to...

 

Thursday, May 31, 2018

What we can learn from the greatest investors about emotional investing Benjamin Graham, one of the greatest investors of all time, once said, “The investor’s chief problem – and his worst enemy – is likely to...

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

“Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for corrections, or trying to anticipate corrections, than has been lost in corrections themselves” – Peter Lynch If you pay attention to the financial media, you...

 

Friday, April 6, 2018

 

Friday, January 5, 2018

How the Tax Reforms Will Take EffectSome of the impact of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act will be felt later than January 1.  President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act into law on December 22, and on January 1, some...