Punitive Rates

Punitive Rates

OVERVIEW   The major U.S. stock indices fell for the second week in a row last week.  The S&P 500 dropped 2.45%, the Dow fell 1.78%, and Nasdaq got slapped with a 4.92% decline. Foreign stocks suffered declines as well.  Developed country stocks dropped...
Small Goes Big

Small Goes Big

OVERVIEW   The major U.S. stock indices were mixed last week, with the S&P 500 falling 0.71%, the Nasdaq declining 1.57%, and the Dow gaining 0.11%. Large-cap and growth stocks led the declines lower, falling about 1.13% and 1.7%, respectively.  Small-cap...
All Together Now

All Together Now

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market hit new all-time highs last week, as the S&P 500 index rose 4.65%.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 3.89%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite jumped 6.01%. Small-cap stocks did particularly well last week, with the...
Carrying the Team

Carrying the Team

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market bounced back after last week’s losses, with the S&P 500 index rising 1.94%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining 0.59%, and the Nasdaq Composite jumping 4.19%. Small-cap stocks, as represented by the Russell 2000...