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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...
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 – December 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...