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A Little too Quiet?

A Little too Quiet?

OVERVIEW U.S. stocks rose yet again last week, with the S&P 500 rising 1.97 percent. This gain was roughly on par with the Dow, which rose 1.82 percent. The Nasdaq, however, outpaced both indices, rising 2.29 percent. International stocks lagged behind the U.S....

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Rounding the CAPE

Rounding the CAPE

OVERVIEW U.S. stocks notched another week of gains, as the S&P 500 Index rose 0.94 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lagged behind the broader market, gaining about 0.66 percent, whereas the Nasdaq Composite shot ahead and gained 1.75 percent. Emerging...

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Party

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Party

OVERVIEW U.S. stocks were mixed last week, with the S&P 500 dropping 0.16 percent and the Nasdaq Composite rising 0.16 percent. On the international front, emerging market stocks once again outperformed the developed world, gaining about half a percent for the...

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The Glass is Half-Full…and then Some

The Glass is Half-Full…and then Some

OVERVIEW U.S. stocks rose moderately last week, with the S&P 500 gaining 0.58 percent, its fifth straight week of gains. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite did slightly better, rising 0.91 percent. Emerging market stocks once again had a good week, posting a 0.99...

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RO/RO Row Your Boat

RO/RO Row Your Boat

OVERVIEW We saw a lot of green across the board last week, as the majority of asset classes that we track ended in positive territory. Large-cap and growth stocks led the rally, made evident by the S&P 500's gain of 0.73 percent. Emerging market stocks shot up...

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Vol-a-what?

Vol-a-what?

OVERVIEW The major U.S. stock indices ended the week in mixed territory. The S&P 500 gained 0.16 percent, but the Dow and the Nasdaq edged lower by 0.13 and 0.10 percent, respectively. The largest weekly gains came from small-cap stocks, which rose by 0.87...

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Week of 11/24/2019 through 11/30/2019

Week of 11/24/2019 through 11/30/2019

OVERVIEW After a shortened week of trading due to the holidays, the S&P 500 Index gained nearly one percent, as growth and small-cap stocks drove the U.S. stock market to new heights. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite did even better, gaining 1.71 percent. Developed...

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Week of 11/17/2019 through 11/23/2019

Week of 11/17/2019 through 11/23/2019

OVERVIEW The U.S. stock market finally took a breather last week after rising for six straight weeks. The S&P 500 Index dropped about a third of a percent to end the week, and the NASDAQ Composite dropped a quarter of a percent. Developed country stocks did worse...

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Week of 11/10/2019 through 11/16/2019

Week of 11/10/2019 through 11/16/2019

OVERVIEW The S&P 500 Index rose for the sixth consecutive week after notching a weekly gain of 0.89 percent. That marks the index's longest winning streak since the fourth quarter of 2017, where it rose for eight weeks in a row. Stocks in the United States...

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Week of 11/03/2019 through 11/09/2019

Week of 11/03/2019 through 11/09/2019

OVERVIEW U.S. stocks rose yet another week, as the S&P 500 climbed 0.85 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite did even better, gaining 1.22 and 1.06 percent, respectively. Although growth and small-cap stocks did well last week, value...

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