Weekly Economic Updates

  • Weekly Economic Update: January 8, 2018

    Weekly Economic Update January 8, 2018 The Markets (as of market close January 5, 2018) The first week of 2018 saw equities enjoy a strong start to the New Year. Less than a year after breaking the 20000 mark, the… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: January 2, 2018

    Weekly Economic Update January 2, 2018 The Markets (as of market close December 29, 2017) While 2017 surely was a strong year for equities overall, the last week of the year was lackluster. The major benchmark indexes posted week-over-week losses,… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 26, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update December 26, 2017 The Markets (as of market close December 22, 2017) Last week saw moderate trading and lukewarm gains. The small caps of the Russell 2000 outperformed the Dow and S&P 500, while the Global Dow… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 18, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update December 18, 2017 The Markets (as of market close December 15, 2017) The major stock market indexes closed last week in the black, led by the Nasdaq and the Dow, both of which climbed over 1.00%. Stocks… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 11, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update December 11, 2017 The Markets (as of market close December 8, 2017) Last week proved to be a mixed bag of market returns as the large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 posted moderate gains, while… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: December 4, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update December 4, 2017 The Markets (as of market close December 1, 2017) Equities surged for much of last week until an abrupt decline midday last Friday culled some of the earlier gains. Nevertheless, of the major indexes, only the… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 27, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update November 27, 2017 The Markets (as of market close November 24, 2017) Stocks rebounded last week in spite of the market shutting down for the Thanksgiving holiday. The major benchmark indexes posted weekly gains, led by the Russell 2000,… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 20, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update November 20, 2017 The Markets (as of market close November 17, 2017) Last week saw a mixed bag of returns as the large caps of the Dow and S&P 500 lost value for the second consecutive week,… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 13, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update November 13, 2017 The Markets (as of market close November 10, 2017) Trepidation over delays on proposed tax reform took a toll on large cap stocks last week, ending what had been a good run of consecutive… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: November 6, 2017

    Weekly Economic Update November 6, 2017 The Markets (as of market close November 3, 2017) Last week large cap and tech stocks performed well, while small caps took quite a hit. The S&P 500 closed the week posting gains for… Read More