Tag Archives: Dow

May Jobs Report, US Imposed Tariffs and more

US stocks were broadly higher driven by the strong jobs report and easing of concerns over Italy potentially heading down the path of leaving the euro.  The S&P 500 rose 0.5%, while the Dow was down 0.5% for the week.  … Continue reading

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Retail Sales Rise, Mortgage Rates High, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through May 19th US stocks fell over the week on concerns about global trade policies. The S&P 500 and Dow dropped 0.5% for the week. Internationally, Japan gained 0.8% and Europe rose 0.6% for … Continue reading

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Sales, Wells Fargo, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 21st US stocks rose on solid corporate earnings. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% and the Dow gained 0.4% for the week. Internationally, Japan jumped 1.8% and Europe climbed 0.7% for the week. … Continue reading

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Oil, Manufacturing, Bayer, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 14th US stocks gained over the week on reduced concerns of a trade war and a solid start to corporate earnings season. The S&P 500 gained 2.0% and the Dow rose 1.8% … Continue reading

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Trade War, Tariffs, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 9th Trade war fears with China reared their head again to drive a weekly decline in US stocks.  The S&P 500 fell 1.4% and the Dow eased 0.7% for the week.  Internationally, … Continue reading

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Stock Rallied, S&P 500 and Dow Gained, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through March 31st Stocks rallied over the week, rebounding partially from the prior week’s significant declines, but posted the first down quarter in two and a half years.  The S&P 500 and the Dow … Continue reading

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Auto Sales, Tariff on Steel Imports, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through March 3rd Global markets fell over the week over concerns of a global trade war and the potential for a faster pace of interest rate increases by the Fed.  The S&P 500 fell … Continue reading

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