Market Commentaries

Don’t Fight the Fed or the Tape

Don’t Fight the Fed or the Tape

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market continued to show weak price action last week. The S&P 500 fell 2.41%, its sixth straight week of losses. The Dow dropped 2.14%, and the Nasdaq declined 2.8%. Foreign stocks are in a slump as well. Developed country stocks...

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This is What a Defensive Market Looks Like

This is What a Defensive Market Looks Like

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market went on a roller coaster ride last week and ended roughly where it started. The VIX index, a measure of expected stock market volatility, remained elevated with a reading above 30. All that volatility resulted in another week of...

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Any Winners?

Any Winners?

OVERVIEW   Volatility jumped last week, with the VIX Index climbing over 33 by the week’s end. The result was the U.S. stock market taking another leg lower, as the S&P 500 dropped 3.27%, the Dow fell 2.47%, and the Nasdaq tumbled 3.93%. Over in the bond...

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The Biggest Losers

The Biggest Losers

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market slipped further into negative territory last week, as the S&P 500 fell 2.75%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.86%, and the Nasdaq Composite tumbled 3.83%. Investors didn’t find much safety in bonds last week, as the...

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More Participation, Please!

More Participation, Please!

OVERVIEW   U.S. stocks had a pretty lousy time on a holiday-shortened week. The S&P 500 dropped 2.1%, and the Nasdaq Composite fell 2.6%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the relative winner, slipping just 0.8%. Small-cap stocks had a positive week,...

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Normalization

Normalization

OVERVIEW   U.S. stocks were mostly in the red last week. The S&P 500 Index lost 0.55% and the NASDAQ fell 1.06%. However, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose about 0.16%. Growth stocks were down around 1.45% on the week, compared to a 0.45% gain for value...

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Close, but No Cigar

Close, but No Cigar

OVERVIEW   U.S. stocks were mixed last week, with the S&P 500 Index gaining 0.06%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.12%, and the Nasdaq Composite rising 0.65%. Growth stocks did well, gaining about 0.88% for the week, whereas value stocks fell...

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Bond Market Madness

Bond Market Madness

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market rose for the second week in a row last week, with the S&P 500 gaining 1.79%, the Dow increasing 0.31%, and the Nasdaq rising 1.98%. The VIX Index, a measure of volatility, fell more than 12% for the week, further easing...

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Pressure Relief

Pressure Relief

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market surged higher last week, notching its best week of gains since November 2020. The S&P 500 rose 6.16%, the Dow gained 5.5%, and the NASDAQ soared 8.18%. International stocks fared well, as well. The MSCI EAFE Index of...

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Technically Speaking

Technically Speaking

OVERVIEW   The U.S. stock market, as measured by the S&P 500, fell back into correction territory (10% off its highs) last week with a -2.88% weekly decline. The Nasdaq fell even harder, declining around 3.5%. And the Dow, which registered its fifth straight...

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