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Weekly Update – February 27, 2017 Once again, domestic markets reached record highs last week. The S&P 500 was up by 0.69% and the NASDAQ increased by 0.12%. With its 0.96% week-over-week growth, the Dow has posted gains for 11 straight days and is currently experiencing its longest record streak since 1987. On the other […]

Weekly Market Update – August 22, 2016 The S&P 500 and Dow ended last week slightly lower, but the NASDAQ posted an eighth straight week of gains for the first time since 2010. [1] For the week, the S&P 500 lost 0.01%, the Dow fell 0.13%, the NASDAQ gained 0.10%,and the MSCI EAFE lost 0.64%. […]

Weekly Market Update – July 18, 2016 Stocks were up for the third week in a row, posting record highs on better-than-expected earnings results and solid domestic economic data. [1] Since the bottom of the post-Brexit selloff, the S&P 500 has gained 8.06%. [2] For the week, the S&P 500 gained 1.49%, the Dow grew […]

Weekly Market Update – March 21, 2016 After a historically rough start to the year, stocks finally rallied enough to put the S&P 500 and Dow in the green for the year. Extended weakness in the dollar— which investors hope, could boost economic growth and corporate profits—contributed to the gains. [1] For the week, the […]