Weekly Commentary

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Monday, July 23, 2018

It was a week of maximal noise and minimal signal, as stocks gyrated on the news but finished the week about where they started.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Markets mostly gained for the week as investors bet on upcoming earnings news, ignoring trade tensions and President Trump’s NATO provocations.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Despite the rising winds of trade war, U.S. markets rallied on a buoyant labor market over a holiday-shortened week.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Stocks were down again for the week, but late Friday rallies kept the major indexes on track for quarterly gains.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Stock markets sustained losses over a week of high volatility, succumbing to escalating trade tensions.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Global stocks seesawed to mixed results — the major U.S. indexes fell but the NASDAQ and small caps posted gains.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Global stock markets turned in another mixed week, with the U.S. markets posting gains and some international markets off.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Stock markets delivered mixed results for the holiday-shortened week as geopolitical uncertainty kept investors guessing.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Stock prices declined as markets struggled with geopolitical indigestion from Washington.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Last week investors bid up U.S. stocks, betting that interest rates would stay contained; this week they walked those bets back.


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