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Weekly Economic 3-9-20

In this week’s recap: U.S. stocks finish higher after a wild trading week; the Federal Reserve cuts short-term interest rates; Treasury yields decline; the latest jobs report out of Washington shows no falloff for hiring. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by...

Coronavirus & More

Coronavirus & More The 24-Hour News Cycle moves from Impeachment to COVID-19 to the Primaries – What’s next?   Provided by Steve E Holmes   In recent weeks, we’ve seen several major stories in the news. On the political front, in addition to the arrival of the...

Weekly Economic 3-2-20

In this week’s recap: Major equity indices correct as Wall Street reacts to coronavirus updates, consumer confidence indices are at high levels, and the pace of new home sales increases. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, March 2, 2020  ...

Weekly Economic 2-17-20

In this week’s recap: stock indexes rise, Jerome Powell reports on monetary policy to Congress, inflation hits a 15-month peak, and new data on retail sales and consumer sentiment appears. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, February 17, 2020...

Weekly Economic Update 2-10-20

In this week’s recap: stocks rally, China schedules tariff cuts, January hiring tops expectations, and a key gauge of manufacturing activity improves. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, February 10, 2020   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks...

Monthly Economic Update for February 2020

In this month’s recap: the emerging coronavirus reins in the bulls on Wall Street, trade deals make headlines, the United Kingdom makes its Brexit, and confident U.S. households help the economy keep its pace. Monthly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E...

Weekly Economic 2-3-2020

In this week’s recap: coronavirus concerns ripple through global stock markets; the Fed makes a slight monetary policy adjustment; consumer confidence rises; the government makes its first estimate of fourth-quarter growth. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by...

Weekly Economic 1-27-2020

In this week’s recap: stock and commodity traders turn cautious as the coronavirus reaches America; home sales increase even with the current housing market’s slim inventory. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, January 27, 2020   THE WEEK...

Weekly Economic 1-6-2020

In this week’s recap: Oil prices spike after a U.S. airstrike in Iran raises supply disruption concerns; a manufacturing activity index disappoints; stocks are little changed following an abbreviated trading week. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E...

Weekly Economic 12-30-19

In this year-end recap: A look back at the ascent stocks made during 2019 and some of the key economic developments of the year. Weekly Economic Update   Presented by Steve E Holmes, December 30, 2019   What Drove the Markets? Four factors influenced...