Market Commentary, 03/04/19

The major US indices finished the week mixed, with the Nasdaq up 0.9% and the S&P 500 gaining 0.4%. However, the Dow finished the week essentially unchanged declining just five points, unfortunately stopping its consecutive weekly gains at nine. February proved to be another strong month with th...
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Market Commentary, 02/25/2019

The Dow finished in the positive for the ninth consecutive week, its longest streak in nearly 25 years. The Dow rose 148 points to close the week up 0.6%, the S&P 500 also gained 0.6%, and the Nasdaq rose 0.7%. Entering the final week of February, the S&P 500 is on pace to record its [&helli...
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Market Commentary, 02/18/2019

The major US stock indices posted gains again last week on optimism that the US and China would reach a trade deal soon. The Dow finished the week up 3.1%, the Nasdaq added 2.4%, and the S&P 500 rose 2.5%. This marks the eighth consecutive week of growth for the Dow. While we are recovering [&he...
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Market Commentary, 02/11/2019

Stocks posted solid gains to start the week before pulling back on Thursday, leaving all three major indices with small weekly gains: the Dow up 0.2%, the Nasdaq added 0.5%, and the S&P 500 marked a 1.3 point increase (0.05%). This brings the Dow to seven weeks of consecutive gains. The Nasdaq m...
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Market Commentary, 02/04/19

After the worst December since 1931, the stock market started the New Year off with a bang with the S&P 500 advancing 7.9%, its best January since 1987. Likewise, the Dow added 7.2% for the month, its best since 1989 and the Nasdaq finished the month with an impressive 9.7% gain. All three indic...
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