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Tag Archives: stock market
The November jobs report came in significantly higher than expectations leading to a 300+ point rally in the Dow on Friday. The economy added 266k net new jobs, the unemployment rate declined to 3.5% and wages grew at a 3.1% … Continue reading
Stocks climbed higher through Wednesday in the holiday-shortened week. Markets are closed tomorrow and will only be open until 1pm on Friday, so the Weekly Recap is coming out early. Both indices closed at all-time highs as concerns about economic … Continue reading
Markets posted their best week since early September in a week with a lot of news and several conflicting economic reports. Earlier in the week, the Fed lowered interest rates another 0.25%. The equity market has wanted lower rates and … Continue reading
Market continued marching higher in a week with mixed earnings reports. Companies such as Visa and Microsoft reported better than expected earnings while names like 3M, Amazon and others missed. This lead to a divergence in performance for many blue … Continue reading