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Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: The markets went back to basics this week, showing optimism for positive COVID-19 news. Weekly Economic Update February 8, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks notched strong gains last week, paced by a string of solid economic reports and consensus-beating corporate earnings. The Dow Jones […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: After setting new highs, market rattled by unexpected trading phenomenon. Weekly Economic Update February 1, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Despite strong corporate earnings, stock prices closed lower after a volatile week of trading triggered by unprecedented activity in a handful of companies. The Dow […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: A streak of optimism on fiscal stimulus and vaccines boosts the markets; Yellen tells Congress to “act big.” Weekly Economic Update January 25, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Anticipation of a new fiscal stimulus and improved vaccine distribution powered stocks to fresh record highs last […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Mixed news elicits a mixed reaction from the markets; incoming Biden Administration outlines stimulus plan. Weekly Economic Update January 18, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Markets drifted lower last week as uninspired investors digested mixed news on the economic front. The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Despite continued COVID-19 woes and unrest in Washington D.C., the stock market starts 2021 on a high. Weekly Economic Update January 11, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Shrugging off COVID-19 infections and the disruption at the Capitol on January 6, stocks powered higher to kick […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Happy New Year! Stocks hit record highs and have varied reactions on stimulus checks and another potential vaccine. Weekly Economic Update January 4, 2021 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks moved higher during a holiday-shortened week of trading, capping off a turbulent, but otherwise strong year […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: A rollout for a COVID-19 vaccine led to a positive reaction from the markets; stimulus talks continue. Weekly Economic Update December 21, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks climbed higher amid the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and an improving outlook for a fiscal stimulus bill. The […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Rising number of COVID-19 cases and no progress on a stimulus bill lead to a bumpy week on Wall Street; U.K. anticipates “No-Deal” for Brexit. Weekly Economic Update December 14, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks retreated last week on rising COVID-19 infections and slow […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Promising signs of a fiscal stimulus package inspire an upward week for stocks; retailers’ extended “Black Friday” sales produce mixed results. Weekly Economic Update December 7, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks marched higher last week on an improving outlook for the passage of a […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Dow Jones Industrial Average hits 30,000 milestone in response to promising vaccine news and lessening political uncertainty; former Fed chair Janet Yellen nominated as Secretary of the Treasury. Weekly Economic Update November 30, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks surged last week, ignited by another […]