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Market Perspective for February 28, 2021

Technology stocks sold off in the face of higher interest rates this week and pulled the broader market lower, while sectors benefiting from higher interest rates and inflation held up better. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for February 14, 2021

The Russell 2000 Index extended its lead in 2021 with an advance of 2.51 percent this week, the Nasdaq added 1.73 percent, the S&P 500 Index 1.23 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 1.00 percent. Disney (DIS) advanced 3.60 … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective, February 7, 2021

Even with the announcement of labor report numbers that fell below expectations, markets still saw gains on Friday. The latest monthly unemployment data reported showed a decrease in the U.S. unemployment rate from 6.7 to 6.3 percent as more Americans … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective February 2, 2021

Equities shrugged off a rising dollar on Monday and rebounded from last week’s losses. Technology was the strongest sector, lifting the Nasdaq 2.55 percent. The Russell 2000 Index climbed 2.53 percent, the S&P 500 Index 1.61 percent and the Dow … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective January 31, 2021

This past volatile trading week for stocks culminated for losses on Friday for all major Indexes. The markets were significantly affected by the unprecedented trading chaos behind wildly popular and drastically-shorted stocks targeted by groups of retail investors, such as … Continue reading »

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Global Momentum Guide Sell Alert for January 28, 2021

For Global Momentum Guide subscribers, we are issuing a Sell Alert on SPDR Retail (XRT) for the ETF Sector and ETF Blended Portfolios. Buy advice will follow in the next issue. We recommend investors holding XRT in their portfolio also … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for January 24, 2021

Over a short trading week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.59 percent, the S&P 500 1.94 percent and 4.19 percent for the Nasdaq. The Russell 2000 Index rose 2.15 percent. While the week’s early stock gains were driven by … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for January 17, 2021

Stocks closed down slightly on Friday. The Dow lost 0.6 percent, the S&P 500 dropped 0.7 percent, and the Nasdaq had the largest slide at 0.9 percent for the day. The Russell 2000 Index also dipped 1.49 percent for the … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for January 12, 2021

The week opened with a bit of a slip for the major stock indexes. The S&P 500 dropped 0.66 percent, the Nasdaq lost 1.25 percent, and the Dow declined 0.29 percent. Real estate and technology were the major sector underperformers … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for January 9, 2021

The three major indexes posted gains on Friday, including new record highs for the S&P 500. This was welcome news for investors following an eventful week, including the congressional confirmation of the presidential electoral vote, the upheaval at the Capitol … Continue reading »

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