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    Weekly Economic Updates

  • Weekly Economic Update: January 11, 2021

    The Markets (as of market close January 8, 2021) Stocks climbed to all-time highs last week as investors latched on to political statements that trillions of dollars in further aid and stimulus could happen. The market’s strong performance came despite… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: January 4, 2021

    The Markets (as of market close December 31, 2020) The last week of December and 2020 was generally a good one for stocks. Only the small caps of the Russell 2000 failed to post a gain. The remaining benchmark indexes… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 28, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close December 24, 2020) Christmas week resulted in mixed returns for stocks. The Russell 2000 led the way, followed by the Nasdaq and the Dow. The S&P 500 and the Global Dow dipped. Overall, investors… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 21, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close December 18, 2020) Despite the ongoing negotiations over additional fiscal stimulus, investors continued to see value in stocks, pushing each of the benchmark indexes higher last week. The Nasdaq and the Russell 2000 enjoyed… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 14, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close December 11, 2020) Stocks closed generally lower for the week, led by the Global Dow, followed by the S&P 500, the Nasdaq, and the Dow. The small caps of the Russell 2000 posted a… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 7, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close December 4, 2020) Equities closed the week posting impressive gains by the close of trading last Friday. The Russell 2000 advanced 2.3%, the Global Dow climbed 1.1%, the S&P 500 gained 0.9%, the Dow… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 30, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close November 27, 2020) Optimism over favorable vaccine reports provided encouragement for investors over the holiday-shortened week. Several of the benchmark indexes hit record highs last week, continuing an upward trend in the market. The… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 23, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close November 20, 2020) By the end of last week, after ups and downs throughout the week dominated by Covid news, the small caps of the Russell 2000 and the Global Dow posted notable gains,… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 16, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close November 13, 2020) Stocks closed the week on a high note as cyclicals and value stocks prevailed over tech shares. The Dow and the S&P 500 each gained 1.4%, the Global Dow rose 1.1%,… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 9, 2020

    The Markets (as of market close November 6, 2020) Despite last Friday’s tepid returns, stocks enjoyed their best week since April. Investors may have been anticipating a divided federal government. This scenario might lead to additional fiscal stimulus but marginal… Read More