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Weekly Economic 10-21-19

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite outperform the Dow Industrials, earnings season gets underway, and retail sales retreat for the first time since winter. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, October 21, 2019   THE...

Weekly Economic Update 10-14-19

In this week’s recap: Stocks pushed higher, the mood changed in the trade saga between U.S. and China, and quarterly earnings reports arrived. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, October 14, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock prices...

Weekly Economic Update 10-7-19

In this week’s recap: an index of manufacturing activity hits a 10-year low, the jobless rate falls to a 50-year low, and the Nasdaq Composite outperforms the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes,...

Weekly Economic 9-30-19

In this week’s recap: the S&P 500 loses 1% for the week after investors assess mixed economic data and hear that limits might be placed on U.S. investment in Chinese companies. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, September 30, 2019  ...

Weekly Economic Update 9-23-19

In this week’s recap: oil prices spike, following drone attacks in the Middle East; the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, and a Chinese trade delegation decides to head home early from America. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, September...

Weekly Economic Update 9-16-19

In this week’s recap: the Dow logs an 8-day winning streak and Treasuries sell off as the mood brightens slightly in the U.S.-China trade dispute; yearly core inflation reaches a 13-month high. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, September 16,...

Economic Update 9-9-19

In this week’s recap: the three Wall Street benchmarks advance as investors respond to newly scheduled U.S.-China trade talks and see a silver lining in the latest employment and manufacturing data. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, September...

Weekly Economic 9-3-19

In this week’s recap: Wall Street finishes August with a rally, China decides to pause a potential response to oncoming U.S. tariffs, and two consumer confidence indices send different messages. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, September 2,...

Weekly Economic Update 8-26-19

In this week’s recap: China unveils new tariffs, the U.S. responds in kind, Jerome Powell speaks at Jackson Hole, leading economic indicators rise, and stocks fall. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, August 26, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL...

Weekly Economic Update 8-19-19

In this week’s recap: equities are hit by considerable volatility, following developments in the bond market as well as the U.S.-China trade dispute. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, August 19, 2019   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock...