Market Week: March 28, 2022

The Markets (as of market close March 25, 2022)  Wall Street closed higher for the second consecutive week, despite several days where stock valuesseesawed. The tech-heavy Nasdaq led the gainers, followed by the S&P 500, the Global Dow, and theDow. The small caps of the Russell 2000 edged lower. Information technology was the worst-performing sector,…

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Market Week: March 21, 2022

The Markets (as of market close March 18, 2022)  Wall Street rebounded last week, enjoying its best weekly performance since November 2020. The Nasdaq advanced more than 8.0% as tech shares climbed higher. The S&P 500 rose more than 6.0%, posting its first weekly gain in three weeks. The Federal Reserve’s moderate 25-basis point interest-rate…

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Market Week: March 14, 2022

The Markets (as of market close March 11, 2022)  Each of the benchmark indexes listed here closed lower for the second straight week. The war in Ukraine continued, with Ukraine’s top diplomat indicating he saw no progress in talks with Russia. Inflation continued to run hot ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting. During the…

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Market Week: March 7, 2022

The Markets (as of market close March 4, 2022)  Wall Street was hit hard last week as traders moved from stocks to bonds and gold. Each of the benchmark indexes listed here lost value, with the Global Dow dropping more than 4.0% and the Nasdaq declining nearly 3.0%. The Russian escalation of the war in…

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Market Month: February 2022

The Markets (as of market close February 28, 2022) Wall Street opened the month on a high note, with each of the benchmark indexes advancing. A stronger-than-expected jobs report and solid fourth-quarter corporate earnings data helped support equities. Nevertheless, concerns about the Russia-Ukraine situation began to worry investors. Natural gas and crude oil prices climbed…

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Market Week: February 28, 2022

The Markets (as of market close February 25, 2022)  Stocks closed mostly higher last week, despite a tumultuous week with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Of the benchmark indexes listed here, only the Dow and the Global Dow closed the week in the red. The Russell 2000, the Nasdaq, and the S&P 500 each posted…

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