Margin Pressure

Margin Pressure

OVERVIEW   The major U.S. stock indices gained more than three percent last week. Small-cap and value stocks did better than the larger growth-oriented companies for a change, but they are still vastly underperforming year-to-date. International stocks continued...
Testing the Waters

Testing the Waters

OVERVIEW   The major U.S. stock indices ticked lower for the second week in a row last week as corporate earnings continued to show the extent of the destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The S&P 500 Index fell 0.21 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite...