Testing Support

Testing Support

OVERVIEW   U.S. stocks got tripped up again last week as the major indices fell for a second week in a row. The S&P 500 lost 0.57%, the Dow dropped 0.07%, and the Nasdaq fell 0.47%. International stocks didn’t hold up any better. Developed country stocks fell...
Quiet Periods

Quiet Periods

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market snapped a two-week winning streak last week as the S&P 500 shed 1.7% on the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2.15%, and the Nasdaq Composite fell 1.6%, also snapping a two-week run of gains. The declines in value...
Feeling Streaky

Feeling Streaky

OVERVIEW   U.S. stocks were mixed last week as the S&P 500 gained 0.58%, the Nasdaq increased 1.55%, and the Dow fell 0.24%. Growth stocks led the way, as the Russell 3000 Growth index rose 1.31%. Value stocks, on the other hand, fell 0.07% on the week. In...
The Big Push

The Big Push

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market once again surged to record highs last week. The S&P 500 rose 1.52%, the Dow gained 0.96%, and the Nasdaq jumped 2.82%. During the week, growth stocks had the upper hand, gaining about 2.3% versus the 1.74% gain for value...
A Few Observations

A Few Observations

OVERVIEW   U.S. stocks were mixed last week, with the S&P 500 rising 0.71%, the Dow gaining 0.87%, and the Nasdaq losing 0.09%. Small-cap stocks lagged the broader market, falling 0.47%. Growth stocks also underperformed, gaining just 0.04%. Value stocks,...