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    Weekly Economic Updates

  • Weekly Economic Update: May 23, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close May 20th, 2022) In another volatile week of trading, stocks fell for the seventh consecutive week. A late-day surge last Friday kept the S&P 500 out of bear territory, but not enough to keep… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: May 16, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close May 13th, 2022) Despite a late-week rally, stocks closed last week lower, extending the market’s streak of losses to six consecutive weeks. In what proved to be a choppy week of trading, all the… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: May 9, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close May 6th, 2022) Stocks ended last week lower, marking the fifth consecutive week of losses. Despite suggestions from Federal Reserve Chairman that the central bank is not likely to raise interest rates by 75… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: May 2, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close April 29, 2022) The markets seemed to react with some fear last week. The major indexes fell, with about 90% of S&P 500 stocks losing ground and every major market sector closing in the… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: April 25, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close April 22, 2022) Wall Street closed lower last week as investors weighed mixed earnings data against increased certainty of aggressive interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. It was the third straight week of… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: April 18, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close April 14, 2022) Stocks ended last week mostly lower. Each of the benchmark indexes closed down during the holiday-shortened week, as Wall Street was closed in observance of Good Friday. Tech shares slid lower,… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: April 11, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close April 8, 2022) Stocks started the week strong but lost value overall last week as the major benchmark stock indexes finished lower. The Nasdaq and the Russell 2000 were hit the hardest, followed by… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: April 4, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close April 1, 2022) Stocks closed generally higher last week, with only the Dow failing to post a gain. As has been the case since the end of February, investors have had to weigh the… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: March 28, 2022

    The Markets (as of market close March 25, 2022) Wall Street closed higher for the second consecutive week. The tech-heavy Nasdaq led the gainers, followed by the S&P 500, the Global Dow, and the Dow. The small caps of the… Read More


  • Weekly Economic Update: 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%,… Read More