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Monday, October 3, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETRising recession fears and uncertainty in the bond and currency markets sent stocks to new 2022 lows last week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 2.92%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 slumped 2.91%....

Monday, September 26, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETLast week, Fed Chair Powell said the U.S. would not tame inflation without economic pain. This week heightened recession fears and sent stocks broadly lower.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 4.00%, while...

Monday, September 19, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETA hotter-than-expected inflation report sent stocks sharply lower last week as investors faced the prospect of more aggressive interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve for perhaps a longer period.The Dow Jones...

Monday, September 12, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETIn a holiday-shortened week of trading, stocks posted healthy gains despite more tough talk on monetary policy from Fed officials.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.66%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500...

Monday, September 5, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETThe overhang of Fed Chair Powell’s Jackson Hole speech the previous week carried over into last week as investors recalibrated stock valuations amid a seemingly more assertive monetary policy stance.The Dow...

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Monday, August 29, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETA comprehensive sell-off on Friday following comments by Fed Chair Jerome Powell drove stocks to losses for the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled 4.22%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dropped 4...

Monday, August 22, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETStocks tumbled on Friday, sending stocks to a weekly loss after an otherwise quiet August week of trading.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped -0.16%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 1.21%. The...

Monday, August 15, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETAn improving inflation outlook buoyed investors’ spirits last week, helping lift stocks to solid gains.The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 2.92%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 3.26%. The...

Monday, August 8, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETStocks turned in a mixed performance last week as investors struggled with headlines suggesting that the Fed was unlikely to soon ease up on its current monetary tightening policy.The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Monday, August 1, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETUndaunted by another Fed rate hike and news of a contracting economy, the stock market rallied last week on better-than-expected corporate earnings.The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 2.97%, while the...

Monday, July 25, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETStocks rallied last week as investor spirits lifted thanks to a better-than-expected start to the second-quarter earnings season.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.95%, while the Standard & Poor’s...

Monday, July 18, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETA record-high inflation report, the prospects of a more aggressive Fed, and growing recession fears sent stocks lower– though a Friday rally pared losses.The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.16%,...

Monday, July 11, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETIn a holiday-shortened trading week, stocks rallied despite mixed economic data and vacillating energy prices and bond yields.The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.77%, while the Standard & Poor’s...

Monday, July 4, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETStocks turned lower as a quiet news week offered investors little fresh visibility into the market overhangs of economic slowdown and inflation.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 1.28%, while the Standard &...

Monday, June 27, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETProspects of cooling inflation powered a rally in stock prices last week despite growing recession concerns.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 5.39%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 climbed 6.45%. The...

Monday, June 20, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETStocks moved lower last week as recession fears deepened following a Fed hike in interest rates and weak economic data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 4.79%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dropped 5...

Monday, June 13, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETA higher-than-expected inflation report triggered a sell-off on Friday, leaving stocks in the red for the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 4.58%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dropped 5.05%. The...

Monday, June 6, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETIn a holiday-shortened week of volatile trading, stocks surrendered some of the previous week’s strong gains.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.94%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 declined 1.20%...

Monday, May 30, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETStocks posted solid gains for the week, buoyed by the release of Fed meeting minutes and upbeat earnings from mid-size and discount retailers.The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 6.24%, while the Standard &...

Monday, May 23, 2022

THE WEEK ON WALL STREETRecession fears grew last week following weak earnings reports from major retailers, sending stocks lower.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.90%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 lost 3.05%. The Nasdaq...