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Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: New COVID-19 infections drive market anxieties, despite anticipated vaccines; Fed Chair Powell warns that continued infections may limit economic activity for months. Weekly Economic Update November 23, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Despite news of another COVID-19 vaccine candidate, stocks were mixed amid investor anxiety […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: A COVID-19 vaccine spurs a stock market rally, even as more cases are reported and some areas renew lockdowns. Weekly Economic Update November 16, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET News of a COVID-19 vaccine ignited a rally in economically sensitive stocks and a broad retreat […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Markets react positively to the election, seeing promise in a divided government; unemployment rate falls. Weekly Economic Update November 9, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks soared last week as investors anticipated that a split Congress would raise legislative hurdles to changing corporate taxes and […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: With no fiscal stimulus anticipated and election around the corner, stocks slumped through a difficult week. Weekly Economic Update November 2, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock prices dropped last week as hopes for a fiscal stimulus bill faded and investors focused on rising COVID-19 […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks lagged after another week with no fiscal stimulus; the labor market seemed to improve despite a rise in COVID-19 cases. Weekly Economic Update October 26, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The failure to reach an agreement on a new fiscal stimulus bill soured investor […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: A difficult week for stocks, reacting to delayed stimulus, little good news on COVID-19 treatment, and jobless claims. Weekly Economic Update October 19, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks treaded water last week amid fading prospects for a stimulus bill, fears of a second wave […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks soar, despite mixed messages on fiscal stimulus. Weekly Economic Update October 12, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks staged a powerful rally last week, riding a wave of optimism over the prospect of the passage of a new fiscal stimulus bill. The Dow Jones […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks advance with hopes of a new stimulus, end the week up, despite no new deal and President Trump’s illness. Weekly Economic Update October 5, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks advanced last week, propelled by hopes that legislators may reach an agreement for a […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks have a mixed reaction to ongoing uncertainty; additional fiscal stimulus on hold. Weekly Economic Update September 28, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks were mixed last week as worries that stretched from Washington D.C., where prospects of a new fiscal stimulus bill dimmed, to […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: The tech sector slip continues for stocks; the Federal Reserve signals that interest rates will not be increased for some time. Weekly Economic Update September 21, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks slipped as the technology sector remained under pressure and a mid-week announcement by […]