The Markets The S&P 500 Stock Index closed out the week at 2572.01, down 1.24% from last week. It remains up 2.93% year-to-date, on track toward another double-digit year despite the week’s less than stellar performance. The big “if” and the reason for the weekly decline remains the fear of a global trade war following the […]
The Markets The S&P 500 Stock Index (SPX) came back with a roar as the index rose to close at 2786.57, up 3.54% for the week.
The Markets The S&P 500 Stock Index (“SPX”), our preferred proxy for the U.S. stock market, closed out the week at 2691.25, down 2.4 percent for the week, and down about 6.4 percent from its recent high mark near the end of last month.
The Markets The venerable S&P 500 Stock Index ended the week with a small but productive gain of 0.55 percent. The market bobbed around a bit but held its ground for the week following its 10 percent decline early in the month and then its recovery of about half that value by mid-month. It remains […]
The Markets The stock market, as represented by the S&P 500 Stock Index (“SPX”) continued in a classic “correction” behavior. Also, the dollar fell to its lowest point in three years.
Markets For anyone who missed the action, the stock market as measured by the S&P 500 Index (SPX) dropped into a classic correction at the close on Thursday, February 8, as it ended the day down 10.16 percent from its record high reached at the end of January. So far, it appears to be one […]
The Markets The S&P 500 Stock Index (SPX) along with the rest of the equity indices proved as February began that they can move downward as well as up. The SPX ended the week down 3.85 percent to close at 2762.13. The Index remains up over 20 percent for the last 12 months and is […]
The Markets For the week ending on Jan. 26, the S&P 500 (SPX) set another record, its 14th this month, closing at 2872.87, up 2.23 percent for the week. As January draws to a close, the SPX is up 7.45 percent just for this month! Even that pales with the one-year rise of over 25 […]
The Markets The S&P 500 Stock Index (SPX) closed out the third week of the year with a solid gain of 0.86 percent putting the index up 5.11 percent in 2018 and a whopping 23.73 percent since this time last year, closing at 2810.30, an indicator of continued growth.
The Markets The S&P 500 Stock Index (SPX) started off 2018 with a bang, rising 2.60% for its first week of the year to close at 2743.15. That puts it up 20.47% for one year. Simultaneously, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed over 25000 for a new landmark. The good news is that the rises, […]