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Market Perspective for November 11, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied on Monday thanks to a surge in Boeing (BA) shares. The Dow component advanced 4.61 percent after it stated the 737 MAX could restart delivery as soon as next month. The DJIA climbed 0.05 … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for November 8, 2019

Equities climbed to new all-time highs on positive economic data and solid earnings news. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.36 percent. The S&P 500 Index gained 0.90 percent and the Nasdaq 1.05 percent. Rising interest rates boosted the financial … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for November 4, 2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average joined the S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq at new all-time highs on Monday. The Nasdaq increased 0.56 percent, the Dow 0.42 percent and the S&P 500 Index 0.37 percent. Stocks rallied as Asian markets priced … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for November 1, 2019

The S&P 500 Index and the Nasdaq made new all-time highs this week, The Nasdaq increased 1.76 percent, while the S&P 500 Index gained 1.49 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned 1.45 percent. The Russell 2000 Index gained 1.96 … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for October 28, 2019

The S&P 500 Index gained 0.56 percent on the day, reaching a new all-time high. The Nasdaq gained 1.01 percent. Technology and healthcare powered the market’s advance. SPDR Technology (XLK) rose 1.27 percent and SPDR Healthcare (XLV) 1.03 percent. iShares … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for October 25, 2019

The S&P 500 Index challenged its all-time high on Friday. The index gained 1.19 percent for the week. The Nasdaq climbed 1.87 percent, the Russell 2000 advanced 1.55 percent and the Dow 0.66 percent. Strong earnings boosted the technology sector. … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for October 21, 2019

The major indexes were broadly higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 Index rallying 0.69 percent. Energy, financials and technology were the best performing sectors. SPDR Energy (XLE) increased 1.81 percent thanks to solid results from Halliburton. SPDR Financials (XLF) … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for October 18, 2019

Equities extended their winning streak this week. The Russell 2000 Index returned 1.57 percent, the S&P 500 Index 0.56 percent and the Nasdaq 0.43 percent. Healthcare was the best performing sector, followed by financials and consumer discretionary. SPDR Healthcare (XLV) … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for October 14, 2019

Equities traded sideways on Monday. Investors digested last week’s trade news and the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet expansion plans. The S&P 500 Index fell 0.14 percent on the day. Financial stocks were solid on the day as traders bet on … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for October 11, 2019

The U.S. and China reached a tentative trade deal and the Federal Reserve announced another round of asset purchases. The Nasdaq advanced 0.93 percent on the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average 0.92 percent, the Russell 2000 Index 0.75 percent … Continue reading »

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