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Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: stocks rise, and consumer prices jump; COVID-19 cases slow; Congressional talks stall. Weekly Economic Update August 17, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock prices drifted higher in an otherwise quiet news week, as a slowdown in new COVID-19 cases outweighed a Congressional impasse on a […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: Stocks rise as earnings season winds to an end; no results in fiscal stimulus talks. Weekly Economic Update August 10, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Overlooking stalled efforts by Congress to pass a new fiscal stimulus bill, stocks marched higher last week with the Dow […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: stocks have a mixed reaction to earnings, economic data, and a potential stimulus. Weekly Economic Update August 3, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks were mixed last week amid a busy week of earnings, some troubling economic data, and seemingly little progress on a new […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: stocks slip after heavier jobless claims and U.S.-China strife. Weekly Economic Update July 27, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks slipped in the final days of trading last week on higher jobless claims and rising tensions in the U.S.-China relationship. The Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: stocks see a mixed week, as COVID-19 cases rise, and news of vaccine emerges. Weekly Economic Update July 20, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks were mixed last week as investors reacted to positive economic data, progress on a COVID-19 vaccine, and the continued nationwide […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: stocks gain after volatile week, despite COVID-19 acceleration. Weekly Economic Update July 13, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock prices notched solid gains last week, looking past an increase in COVID-19 cases and any potential economic concerns raised by the trend. The Dow Jones Industrial […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: despite continued COVID-19 concerns, markets react positively to upbeat economic data. Weekly Economic Update July 6, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET In a holiday-shortened week, stock prices turned higher as encouraging economic data outweighed an increase in COVID-19 cases and a rollback in economic re-openings. […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: a rise in COVID-19 cases inspires turbulence in markets, tapping the brakes on economic recovery. Weekly Economic Update June 29, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A jump in COVID-19 cases dampened investor enthusiasm last week, sending stock prices lower on worries that rising infections could […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: as fears of economic shutdown diminish, the U.S. economy gains momentum. Weekly Economic Update June 22, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks moved higher last week on news of more Federal Reserve market support and diminished concerns that new COVID-19 cases might lead to another […]

Weekly Economic Update

In this week’s recap: increase in COVID-19 cases, matched with downbeat Federal Reserve forecast, weighed on markets. Weekly Economic Update June 15, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Investor sentiment turned negative last week, amid an increasing number of COVID-19 cases in states where re-opening has been underway as well […]