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Market Summary – Thursday, August 16, 2018

Stocks closed firmly higher Thursday. The Dow climbed 396 points to 25558, while the S&P 500 gained 22 points to 2840. The Nasdaq Composite added 32 points to 7806. Strong corporate earnings and easing geopolitical tensions lifted the major averages higher. The Dow recorded its best day since April 10. Earlier today, members of the […]

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Market Commentary – Friday, August 11, 2018

Stocks finished mixed on Thursday. The Dow fell 74 points to 25509 while the S&P 500 declined 4 points to 2853. The Nasdaq Composite added 3 points to 7891, its first eight-day winning streak since October 2017.

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Market Commentary – Thursday, August 10, 2018

landsberg bennettStocks finished mixed on Thursday. The Dow fell 74 points to 25509 while the S&P 500 declined 4 points to 2853. The Nasdaq Composite added 3 points to 7891, its first eight-day winning streak since October 2017. Read more

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Market Commentary – Wednesday, August 08, 2018

landsberg bennettStocks finished mixed Wednesday. The Dow dropped 45 points to 25583, while the S&P 500 was unchanged at 2857. The Nasdaq Composite gained 4 points to 7888. Read more

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Market Commentary – Monday, August 06, 2018

Stocks finished higher Monday. The Dow added 39 points to 25502 while the S&P 500 gained 10 points to 2850. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 47 points to 7859. The major averages started the week off on a positive note as strong corporate earnings reports outweighed lingering trade tensions. According to FactSet, with 81% of S&P […]

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Market Commentary – Friday, August 03, 2018

The major averages finished higher Friday. The Dow added 136 points to 25462 while the S&P 500 gained 13 points to 2840. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 9 points to 7812. The S&P 500 posted its fifth consecutive weekly gain as investors digested updates on trade and the economy. In geopolitics, China proposed retaliatory tariffs on $60 […]

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Market Commentary – Thursday, August 02, 2018

Stocks finished mixed Thursday. The Dow lost 7 points to 25326, while the S&P 500 gained 13 points to 2827. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 95 points to 7802. The major averages fluctuated as investors weighed strength in the Tech sector against lingering trade uncertainty. In geopolitical news, the U.S. announced the possibility of an additional […]