Market Update: June 18, 2018

The Markets (as of market close June 15, 2018) Market gains achieved earlier in the week were given back by last Friday as investors appeared to react to China’s retaliatory tariffs on American exports. The deteriorating relationship between the United States and China escalated last week as the Trump administration revealed plans to impose tariffs… Read more »

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Market Update: June 11, 2018

The Markets (as of market close June 8, 2018) As the Group of Seven (G7) summit kicked off last Friday, and tensions seemed to escalate between the United States and its trade partners, stocks closed the week on a positive note. All of the indexes tracked here rose more than 1%, with the domestic large… Read more »

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Market Update: June 4, 2018

The Markets (as of market close June 1, 2018) Last Friday’s strong jobs report provided the impetus for a strong finish to the week, as the indexes were able to recoup some of their early week losses. The small-cap Russell 2000 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq led the way, posting solid weekly gains. On the other… Read more »

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Market Update: May 29, 2018

The Markets (as of market close May 25, 2018) Domestic indexes rose last week despite sinking energy stocks and ongoing geopolitical uncertainties. Oil prices plunged, pulling energy shares down following indications that OPEC was planning to increase production. President Trump’s cancellation of the summit with North Korea coincided with a sharp drop in stocks earlier… Read more »

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