Last week was the cherry on top of a turbulent year for investors.
Weekly Market Commentary
Market Commentary December 28, 2020
U.S. stock markets remained calm.
U.S. stock markets remained calm as a fresh chapter opened in the coronavirus stimulus saga last week.
Weekly Market Commentary December 21, 2020
Congress is at $900 billion, will they hear $1.4 trillion, $1.4 trillion, governments at $900 billion, who’ll go $1.4 trillion, $1.4 trillion…
Weekly Market Commentary December 14, 2020
When it comes to beverages, frothy can be delicious.
When is bad news good news? Take a look at last week.
Major stock indices in the United States hit all-time highs on Friday, despite a lackluster employment report and a surge in COVID-19 cases, reported Lewis Krauskopf of Reuters. During the week, we saw:
Last week, vaccine optimism immunized investors against signs of economic weakness.
Last week, the Nasdaq Composite Index set another record.
So far, 2020 has been memorable for many reasons, not the least of which is the incredible speed at which some events have been occurring in financial markets. This year, we’ve experienced:
The stock markets in the United States retreated a bit last week.
U.S. stocks have been trending higher for months. Last week, they gave back some gains. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 3.3%, while the S&P 500 Index fell 2.3%, and the Dow lost 1.8%, reported Ben Levisohn of Barron’s.
The stock market rallies like it’s 1986
August has been a good month for stock investors. At the end of last week, the S&P 500 Index was up 6.8% for the month. The Index is poised to deliver its best returns for the month since 1986, when it gained 7.1%, reported Financial Times.
The shortest bear market in history?
The Nasdaq Composite and Standard & Poor’s 500 Indices finished at new highs last week. The stock market is considered to be a leading economic indicator, so strong stock market performance suggests economic improvement ahead.