October 20, 2020

The Markets – October 20, 2020

The Markets It was a turbulent week for investors. Waves of positive and negative news buffeted financial markets last week: The financial sector delivered upbeat earnings […]
October 13, 2020

The Markets – October 13, 2020

Yes. No. Maybe? Markets were sharply focused on the status of stimulus last week. First, it was on. Then, it was off. Then, it might be […]
October 7, 2020

The Markets – October 07, 2020

Last week, the third quarter of 2020 came to an end – and the fourth quarter delivered a doozy of an October surprise. President Trump has […]
September 29, 2020

The Markets – September 29, 2020

For four weeks, the U.S. stock market has sparked and sputtered like a campfire in light rain. Today, pandemic-driven demand is providing fuel for the investors. […]
September 21, 2020

The Markets – September 21, 2020

Investors weren’t happy with central banks last week. After the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell confirmed the economy is recovering […]
September 15, 2020

The Markets – September 15, 2020

Last week, the Nasdaq Composite Index set another record. So far, 2020 has been memorable for many reasons, not the least of which is the incredible […]
September 8, 2020

The Markets – September 08, 2020

Stock markets in the United States retreated a bit last week. U.S. stocks have been trending higher for months. Last week, they gave back some gains. […]
September 1, 2020

The Markets – September 01, 2020

The stock market rallies like it’s 1986. August has been a good month for stock investors. At the end of last week, the S&P 500 Index […]
August 26, 2020

The Markets – August 26, 2020

The shortest bear market in history is over. The Nasdaq Composite and Standard & Poor’s 500 Indices finished at new highs last week. The stock market […]