Weekly Economic Update

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In this week’s recap: A Fed taper may loom; economic data mixed. Presented by The PensionmarkMeridien Team THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks turned lower last week amid the increasing probability of a Fed tapering, mixed economic data, and growing concerns about the economic impact of the Delta variant. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 1.11%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 0.59%. The Nasdaq Composite index slipped 0.73%. … Read More

August’s Monthly Economic Update

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In this month’s recap: Stocks notched a solid gain as investors looked past higher inflation and new COVID-19 cases. Presented by The PensionmarkMeridien Team U.S. MARKETS Last month, the stock market posted a solid gain, overcoming investors’ fears of higher inflation and an increase in COVID-19 cases.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 1.25 percent, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index gained 2.27 percent. The Nasdaq lagged, climbing … Read More

May Economic Update

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In this month’s recap: Stocks notched a solid gain, fueled by a succession of positive economic reports and a strong start to the first-quarter earnings season.

Quarterly Economic Update

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In this Q4 recap: the appearance of two COVID-19 vaccines gives businesses and consumers hope and lifts stocks; U.S. lawmakers approve a second financial stimulus; European negotiators sign off on a post-Brexit trade deal.

February Economic Update

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In this month’s recap: As the month came to a close, stocks were mixed as attention shifted to unprecedented activity around a handful of companies with short-interest positions.