22 05, 2024

The Effect of China Selling Vast Amounts of U.S. Debt on the U.S. Stock Market

By |2024-05-23T14:53:39+00:00May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Undeniably, geopolitical tensions around the world are increasing - with the current trade war between China and the U.S. being a notable example. For instance, President Biden has recently imposed large tariffs on Chinese imports into America. Conversely, in the last seven months alone, China has sold $74 billion of U.S. Treasuries and agency [...]

20 05, 2024

Weekly Market Recap: Indices Rally Despite Rate Concerns

By |2024-05-20T16:01:23+00:00May 20th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Mixed Start Wall Street began last week with mixed results as investors exercised caution ahead of key inflation data. The Dow dropped by 0.2%, the S&P 500 dipped slightly by 0.02%, and the Nasdaq managed a 0.3% gain. Tuesday: Optimism on CPI Data Anticipation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) release boosted the [...]

16 05, 2024

Navigating the Stock Market Amid Persistent Inflation: A Strategic Approach

By |2024-05-16T17:54:47+00:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The April inflation report provided a mixed bag of signals for the economy, leaving many investors wondering how these developments might influence their portfolios. With inflation cooling slightly to 3.4% annually but remaining above the Federal Reserve's 2% target, the implications for the stock market are complex. Let's delve into how these inflation trends [...]

13 05, 2024

Weekly Market Report: Navigating Market Swings

By |2024-05-13T16:43:10+00:00May 13th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Last week kicked off with optimism on Wall Street, driven by dovish remarks from the Fed, resulting in gains across the board. The Dow climbed 0.5%, the S&P500 rose 1.0%, and the Nasdaq surged 1.2%. However, sentiments shifted on Tuesday as Minneapolis Fed chief Neel Kashkari hinted at steady rates, leading to a mixed [...]

6 05, 2024

A Week in Review: April Ends with Ups and Downs

By |2024-05-06T15:45:02+00:00May 6th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Anticipation Lifts Markets Stock prices began the week on a positive note, buoyed by anticipation of key earnings releases and the Federal Reserve’s upcoming interest rate decision. The Dow, S&P500, and Nasdaq all posted gains of 0.4%, 0.3%, and 0.4%, respectively. Tuesday: Confidence Data Dampens Sentiment Cooler-than-expected Consumer Confidence data, coupled with rising [...]

29 04, 2024

Tech Earnings Fuel Market Surge: A Week in Review

By |2024-04-29T16:05:44+00:00April 29th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Anticipation surrounding the upcoming big tech earnings releases fueled a positive start on Wall Street. The Dow improved by 0.7%, the S&P500 added 0.9%, and the Nasdaq surged 1.1% on Monday. Tuesday saw a continuation of the bullish sentiment, driven by impressive earnings beats from GM, Pepsi, and Spotify, along with optimistic forward outlooks. [...]

22 04, 2024

Last Week’s Market Recap: Geopolitical Concerns and Rising Yields Drive Mixed Performance

By |2024-04-22T15:21:01+00:00April 22nd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Major Indexes slide on geopolitical worries and climbing treasury yields. Dow -0.7%, S&P500 -1.2%, Nasdaq -1.8%. Investors remain cautious amid tensions in Ukraine and concerns over inflation. Tuesday: Mixed performance as bond yields continue upward. Comments from Fed Chair Powell further fuel uncertainty. Dow +0.2%, S&P500 -0.2%, Nasdaq -0.1%. Investors weigh the possibility [...]

15 04, 2024

Last Week’s Market Rollercoaster: A Week of Caution, Mixed Results, and Interest Rate Concerns

By |2024-04-15T16:02:19+00:00April 15th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Wall Street started cautiously, awaiting key inflation data later in the week. The Dow dropped marginally by 0.03%, the S&P500 dipped slightly by 0.04%, and the Nasdaq saw a modest increase of 0.03%. Tuesday: The market remained choppy, with mixed results. The Dow decreased by 0.02%, the S&P500 rose by 0.1%, and the [...]

8 04, 2024

Climbing Yields and Economic Data: A Rollercoaster Week on Wall Street

By |2024-04-08T15:58:36+00:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: A mixed batch of economic data and a rise in treasury yields influenced the market on the first trading day. Wall Street ended with mixed results, with the Dow declining by 0.6%, the S&P500 slipping 0.2%, and the Nasdaq managing a slight uptick of 0.1%. Tuesday: Bond yields continued to climb, leading to [...]

1 04, 2024

Market Recap: Mixed Performance as March Ends on Wall Street

By |2024-04-01T14:28:07+00:00April 1st, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , |

Monday: Economic Data Weighs on Market Sentiment The week started with a downturn as investors grappled with upcoming economic data releases. The Dow, S&P500, and Nasdaq all recorded losses, slipping by 0.4%, 0.3%, and 0.3%, respectively. Tuesday: Mixed Data Leads to Afternoon Declines Tuesday saw stocks slipping further as investors reacted to a mixed [...]

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