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Monday, September 16, 2019

In this week’s recap: the Dow logs an 8-day winning streak and Treasuries sell off as the mood brightens slightly in the U.S.-China trade dispute; yearly core inflation reaches a 13-month high. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON...

 

Monday, September 9, 2019

In this week’s recap: the three Wall Street benchmarks advance as investors respond to newly scheduled U.S.-China trade talks and see a silver lining in the latest employment and manufacturing data. Weekly Economic Update THE...

 

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

In this week’s recap: Wall Street finishes August with a rally, China decides to pause a potential response to oncoming U.S. tariffs, and two consumer confidence indices send different messages. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON...

 

Monday, August 26, 2019

In this week’s recap: China unveils new tariffs, the U.S. responds in kind, Jerome Powell speaks at Jackson Hole, leading economic indicators rise, and stocks fall. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Traders assumed...

 

Monday, August 19, 2019

In this week’s recap: equities are hit by considerable volatility, following developments in the bond market as well as the U.S.-China trade dispute. Weekly Economic Update August 19, 2019 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock...

 

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Monday, August 12, 2019

In this week’s recap: China jolts the markets by devaluing the yuan, aggregate second-quarter earnings top analyst projections, and stocks retreat for the week. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks spent much of...

 

Monday, August 5, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks fall after a Federal Reserve rate cut, new tariffs are planned for Chinese goods, and payrolls see triple-digit monthly growth. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last week, the Federal...

 

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks rise, data shows economic growth slowing from the first quarter, and the stage is set for further U.S.-China trade discussions. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Last week, investors...

 

Monday, July 22, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks dip as earnings season begins; investors wait for the July Federal Reserve meeting, while considering retail sales data and comments from Fed officials. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET...

 

Monday, July 15, 2019

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average close at historic peaks after bulls consider Capitol Hill testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell; tame inflation persists. Weekly Economic Update...

 

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks hit record peaks, then descend after the Friday release of the June jobs report; further tariffs are planned for European imports. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock benchmarks...

 

Monday, July 1, 2019

In this week’s recap: a strong month for equities ends with the renewed possibility of a U.S.-China trade pact. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A month of gains for stocks ended with a weekly retreat. The S&P 500...

 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In this week’s recap: Wall Street maintains its risk-on mood, even as tensions grow between the U.S. and Iran, influenced by a White House tweet and a dovish signal from the Federal Reserve. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON...

 

Monday, June 17, 2019

In this week’s recap: the major Wall Street equity indices see further June gains, oil investors react to tanker attacks, and retail sales improve. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks advanced for a second...

 

Monday, June 10, 2019

In this week’s recap: the blue chips have their best week of 2019, as investors like what they hear from the head of the Federal Reserve and interpret the latest monthly employment numbers. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL...

 

Monday, June 3, 2019

In this week’s recap: U.S. benchmarks decline as trade issues remain front and center in the Wall Street conversation; major consumer confidence indices are notably high. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks...

 

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks decline as Wall Street adjusts its expectations about the potential duration of the U.S.-China trade dispute, and some retail giants post first-quarter earnings. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON...

 

Monday, May 20, 2019

In this week’s recap: tariffs and U.S.-China trade tensions once again become the talk of Wall Street, and U.S. stocks end up lower, week-over-week. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks fell sharply at the start...

 

Monday, May 13, 2019

In this week’s recap: domestic and international stocks sell off as higher tariffs go into effect for Chinese goods coming to the U.S., while the wave of notable initial public offerings continues. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK...

 

Monday, May 6, 2019

In this week’s recap: the Federal Reserve stands pat on interest rates, key indicators show strength, and stocks end the week little changed. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks were up and down last week, and...

 

Monday, April 29, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks come all the way back from their December lows, Q1 growth surpasses expectations, and earnings take center stage. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks returned to record territory,...

 

Monday, April 22, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks move sideways as earnings season gathers momentum, and retail sales jump. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A short and relatively placid trading week wrapped up Thursday, with the major...

 

Monday, April 15, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks advance after earnings season gets off to an encouraging start, and consumer prices rise the most in more than a year. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks broke out of a narrow range...

 

Monday, April 8, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks rise with help from a reassuring March employment report as well as news of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks posted their second...

 

Monday, April 1, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks close out a great quarter, mortgage rates decline, and Wall Street awaits a wave of IPO action. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks ended last week higher as volatility slowed,...

 

Monday, March 25, 2019

In this week’s recap: the “yield curve” inverts for the first time this decade, the Federal Reserve adjusts its stance on interest rates, and the price of oil climbs. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET...

 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

In this week’s recap: the Dow, S&P, and Nasdaq all advance more than 2% in five trading sessions, while investors review tame inflation data and wait for further news in U.S.-China trade negotiations. Weekly Economic Update THE...

 

Monday, March 11, 2019

In this week’s recap: a disappointing jobs report and a downgrade of the 2019 growth forecast for Europe give Wall Street pause. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET As in February, investors spent most of the first...

 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

In this week’s recap: stocks end the week little changed after investors interpret commentary from Jerome Powell and hear that higher taxes on Chinese imports are indefinitely postponed. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL...

 

Monday, February 25, 2019

In this week’s recap: the Dow extends its win streak, Fed minutes reveal a little uncertainty, and home sales weaken again. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks rallied last week as optimism about a potential U.S...

 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

In this week’s recap: solid gains for U.S. equities, a second shutdown avoided, and interesting developments regarding inflation and retail sales. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks ended a good week on a high...

 

Monday, February 11, 2019

In this week’s recap: minor gains for major stock indices, a March deadline looms for U.S.-China trade talks, and good news about the service industry. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Major U.S. stock benchmarks...

 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

In this week’s recap: a hiring surge, a noteworthy remark from Jerome Powell, a dip for a respected household confidence index, and gains on Wall Street. Weekly Economic Update February BEGINS WITH SOME EXCELLENT ECONOMIC DATA...

 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

In this week’s recap: home sales slip, the Fed may be discussing an end date for its balance sheet reduction, leading indicators flash weaker signals, and equities continue to climb. Weekly Economic Update HOME SALES QUICKLY...

 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

In this week’s recap: the CPI decreases, a service sector activity index takes a fall, oil’s rebound continues, and equities advance. Weekly Economic Update FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE MARCH, INFLATION RETREATS December...

 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

In this week’s recap: an impressive jobs report, a disappointing factory activity index, a slight recovery for oil, and some tailwinds on Wall Street. Weekly Economic Update 2018 Ended with a hiring surge The latest Department of...

 

Thursday, January 3, 2019

In this week’s recap: A look back at 2018. Weekly Economic Update Year-End Special Edition: A Look Back at 2018 The close of the year provides an opportunity for investors to step back and consider the wider financial landscape....