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Monday, September 11, 2017

Stocks stumbled in a volatile week. Upbeat news of a debt-ceiling deal could not overcome North Korean negativity and the approach of Hurricane Irma. The ten-year U.S. Treasury yield fell to 2.05% as the U.S. dollar continued to slip against other major currencies.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

U.S. equities posted gains for the period despite tensions with North Korea and disastrous flooding in Texas.

Monday, August 28, 2017

U.S. equities finished the week higher amongst talk of a government shut down and Jackson Hole Fedspeak.

Monday, August 21, 2017

U.S. equities experienced a loss as the relationship between corporate America and the White House breaks down. Oil and gold both finished the period higher and the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield closed at approximately 2.19%.

Monday, August 14, 2017

U.S. equities fell during a week of geopolitical tension with the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq all posting a loss.

Monday, August 7, 2017

The Nasdaq finished the week lower as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones posted gains during a period populated with mixed economic data.

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Dow Jones gained some ground while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 dipped. Gold was up for the third week in a row and oil jumped.

Monday, July 24, 2017

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ticked up while the Dow Jones lost some ground during a week focused on earnings commentary and political controversies.

Monday, July 17, 2017

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones experienced their greatest weekly gains since May while the Nasdaq hit its biggest rise since December. Gold was also up and the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield closed at approximately 2.33%.

Monday, July 10, 2017

U.S. equities bumped up during the holiday week with major indexes all posting slight gains. Oil and gold both lost ground.

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