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Marketwatch – July 2020

Marketwatch – July 2020

The month of June was a consolidation month in the market.  The Dow lost ground (1.16%) for the month, while the S&P 500 gained +1.84% and the NASDAQ finished + 4.9%.  That brings the year-to-date returns to:  Dow to (9.55%), S&P 500 (4.04%), and the NASDAQ +...

Marketwatch – June 2020

Marketwatch – June 2020

The month of May was again a strong month in the market yet all three major indices remain in negative territory for the. Over the past eight weeks, 36 million Americans have filed unemployment claims. US GDP plunged by 4.8% in the first quarter of 2020. Yet the US...

Marketwatch – May 2020

Marketwatch – May 2020

The month of April was one of the strongest months in the market on record. All three major indices remain in negative territory for the year but April sure helped alleviate some of the pain. The DOW is -14.69% year-to-date (YTD) with April’s return clocking a very...

Marketwatch – Mid-April 2020

Marketwatch – Mid-April 2020

U.S. equities ended the second week of April with the largest weekly recovery ever. We don’t think this will hold. Uncertainty and credit Issues are the two biggest challenges for markets. The markets are not looking for the light at the end of the tunnel, only that...

Marketwatch – April 2020

Marketwatch – April 2020

U.S. equities ended the first quarter of 2020 with the worst quarterly performance ever. The S&P 500 lost 20 % while the Dow was down 23.2% the somewhat resilient NASDAQ finished down 14.18% What is causing this precipitous drop? Not the economic data, at least...

Marketwatch – March 2020

Marketwatch – March 2020

With such fear and concern manifested in the markets over the past few weeks we wanted to address investor’s concerns and perhaps calm some fears. I believe the 2nd quarter of 2020, ending June, will be the worst quarter in terms of GDP since the (8.4%) experienced in...

Marketwatch – February 2020

Marketwatch – February 2020

The markets finish February in turmoil with the Dow setting at a negative 11.98% year-to-date, the S&P 500 setting at negative 9.33% and the NASDAQ setting at negative 5.77%. Following a volatile January, the markets set an all-time high February 19 but then the...

Marketwatch – January – 2020

Marketwatch – January – 2020

U.S. equities ended the month of January on a sour note. The S&P 500 lost 1 % while the Dow was down 2.1%. The only major market index that held positive territory was the NASDAQ, which advanced 1.4%. January was a pretty volatile month for the markets. As we rang in...

Marketwatch – December 2019

Marketwatch – December 2019

The Markets: The major market indices all three closed the year registering gains in December. The S&P 500 index finished 2019 with a year-to-date performance +28.86%. The Dow gained 22.33% for the year and the NASDAQ finished the year up 35.23%. U. S. Treasury...

Marketwatch – November 2019

Marketwatch – November 2019

The Markets: The S&P 500 index closed November positive 3.0% bringing the year-to-date performance to a whopping +25.30%. The Dow gained 3.77% bringing the year-to-date performance to 20.25% and the NASDAQ finished the month 3.88% bringing the year-to-date performance...

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