Market Watch Weekly | April 19, 2021 | The Crypto IPO

A mix of strong economic data, better-than-expected earnings, and falling bond yields has fueled stocks higher in a low-volume week. This is the fourth consecutive weekly increase for stocks with the S&P 500 rising 1.4%, to 4185.47......

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Market Watch Weekly | April 12, 2021 | Dividend Outlook Rising

U.S. stocks climbed to record levels and closed out Friday at their session highs as Wall Street wrapped up the week with solid gains amid rising reopening optimism. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 647.39 points, or 2%, to 33,800.60......

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Market Watch Weekly | April 5, 2021 | Q1 In The Books

U.S. equities rallied in the first quarter with the four major indexes up for a fourth straight quarter. The S&P 500 index notched an impressive 5.8% gain, coming from double-digit advances in energy, financials......

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Market Watch Weekly | March 22, 2021 | Tax Proposals

The equity markets were down a fraction this past week as they continue to adjust to higher bond yields. On the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.5%, to 32,627.97; the S&P 500 fell 0.8%, to 3913.10; and the Nasdaq Composite shed 0.8%......

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Market Watch Weekly | March 15, 2021 | The Infrastructure Plan

Stability in bond yields earlier this past week allowed stocks to post a weekly advance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose five straight days, gaining almost 1,300 points, or 4.1%, closing at 32,778.64......

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Market Watch Weekly | March 8, 2021 | Further Rise In Bond Yields

This past week was very similar to the week before, with a further rise in bond yields sending long-duration growth stocks lower and fueling short-duration value stocks higher......

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Market Watch Weekly | March 1, 2021| Post-Covid Pent-Up Demand

We believe the February selloff in bonds and the rally in commodities validates the case for the world economy gradually healing. The marked increase in bond yields and oil prices represents a tax on growth......

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Market Watch Weekly | February 16, 2021 | The Deficit Continues

All three U.S. stock indexes closed the week at record highs, fueled by Covid stimulus hopes and progress in containing the disease. The Fed, Washington, and earnings are continuing to support the markets......

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Market Watch Weekly | February 8, 2021 | Record Breaking Week

U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, wrapping up a strong week on Wall Street as investors hoped a disappointing January jobs report would increase the likelihood of further stimulus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 92.38 points, or 0.3%, to 31,148.2...

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Market Watch Weekly | January 25, 2021 | Clean Energy Future

U.S. markets were closed for Martin Luther King’s Birthday, but stocks rose around the world. With earnings rolling out in earnest, U.S. indexes hit new highs as the new president was (peacefully) sworn in......

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