Tag Archives: stocks

Jobs Report, Fed Funds Rate, Apple, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through May 7th US stocks ended the week down slightly on weaker earnings and mixed economic data. The S&P 500 and Dow ended the week down 0.2%. Abroad, Japan was flat and Europe gained … Continue reading

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Stocks, Alphabet, Caterpillar, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 28th US stocks posted a down week on an increase in interest rates and mixed earnings reports.  The S&P 500 edged down 0.1% and the Dow fell 0.6% for the week.  Internationally, … 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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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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Inflation, Broadcom, Toys “R” Us, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through March 17th Stocks fell over the week as protectionist trade policies weighed. The S&P 500 dropped 1.2% and the Dow fell 1.5% for the week.  Internationally, Japan gained 1.0% and Europe ticked down … Continue reading

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Stocks, Hiring, Tariffs, and More

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through March 10th Stocks surged over the week on reduced fears over a global trade war as well as a strong jobs report.  The S&P 500 soared 3.5% and the Dow rose 3.3% for … Continue reading

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Albertsons, Walmart, and Toys-R-Us

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through February 24th Stocks rallied to end the week as the advance in interest rates relaxed.  The S&P 500 gained 0.6% and the Dow rose 0.4% for the week.  Abroad, Japan climbed 0.8% and … Continue reading

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