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Market Perspective for May 8, 2020

The Nasdaq increased 5.95 percent this week, the S&P 500 Index 3.42 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 2.48 percent. Economic data was better than expected, even though there was little good news. Additionally, with many states ending their … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for May 4, 2020

Equities started the week on a positive note. The Nasdaq increased 1.23 percent to lead the major indexes as investors remain bullish on the technology sector. The S&P 500 gained 0.42 percent, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average returned 0.11 … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for April 25, 2020

Equities saw modest losses on the week. The Nasdaq slipped 0.16 percent, the S&P 500 Index 1.29 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 1.90 percent. Biotechnology extended its winning streak despite concerns over the viability of Gilead’s (GILD) coronavirus … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for April 17, 2020

The Nasdaq rallied 7.05 percent this week, the S&P 500 4.59 percent, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 3.84 percent. Investors reacted positively to the potential opening of the U.S. economy and advancements in COVID-19 treatments. SPDR Consumer Discretionary (XLY) … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for April 13, 2020

The Nasdaq increased 0.48 percent on Monday after Amazon (AMZN) said it will hire 75,000 new workers. Both Amazon and its main competitor Wal-Mart (WMT) are near all-time highs. Netflix (NFLX) and other companies expected to benefit from quarantine also … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for April 10, 2020

Equities staged a broad rally this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 12.63 percent for the week, the S&P 500 Index 12.07 percent and the Nasdaq 10.58 percent. The major indexes have retraced 50 percent of their losses between … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for April 4, 2020

The Nasdaq declined 1.70 percent this week, the S&P 500 Index 2.03 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 2.58 percent. Despite the broader indexes declining, some sectors performed well. Crude oil rebounded 32 percent this week, finishing the week … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for March 30, 2020

Equities continued to rally on Monday, led by a 3.62-percent gain for the Nasdaq. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index both climbed more than 3 percent. Since bottoming last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has increased … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for March 28, 2020

Equities staged a much-needed rally over the past several days. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 12.79 percent, the S&P 500 Index 10.26 percent and the Nasdaq 9.17percent. Utilities, industrials, energy, financials, technology and consumer discretionary all … Continue reading »

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Market Perspective for March 23, 2020

The markets have been awaiting further government intervention to reassure our citizens are protected as millions are being required to stay home.  The markets continued to decline, though the Nasdaq limited losses to 0.27 percent. We want to reiterate that … Continue reading »

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