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Monday, May 20, 2024

The winning streaks continue for the three major indices and the DJIA surpassed 40,000 for the first time ever on Thursday and closed above that level for the first time ever on Friday.

Monday, May 13, 2024

The S&P 500 (up 1.85%) and NASDAQ (up 1.14%) both recorded three straight positive weeks while the DJIA (up 2.16%) extended its winning streak to four consecutive weeks in the green.

Monday, May 6, 2024

The Federal Reserve kept interest rates at 5.25% to 5.50%, as expected. It is the sixth consecutive meeting in which rates were left unchanged, dating back to July 2023.

Monday, April 29, 2024

As of April 26, 46% of S&P 500 companies have reported earnings with 77% having a positive EPS surprise and 60% having a positive revenue surprise, according to FactSet.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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Monday, April 22, 2024

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell noted that recent data has not given Fed officials greater confidence and that unless inflation trends downward, “We can maintain the current level of restriction for as long as needed.”

Monday, April 15, 2024

Stocks landed in the red last week with the three major indices performing as follows:

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

An Estate Plan is important to have in place for anyone who is looking to have control of passing on their assets to their desired heirs.

Monday, April 8, 2024

Regarding potential interest rate cuts, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said, “Given the strength of the economy and progress on inflation so far, we have time to let the incoming data guide our decisions on policy.”

Monday, April 1, 2024

All three major indices extended their winning streaks to five consecutive months with monthly performances as follows:

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

No matter what age you are or how much money you have, there isn’t a better time than now to start saving for retirement.

Monday, March 25, 2024

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept interest rates unchanged at 5.25% to 5.50% for the fifth straight meeting, the last hike occurring last July.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

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Monday, March 18, 2024

Stocks were lower again for the week as the three major indices performed as follows:

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

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Monday, March 11, 2024

In his semiannual testimony to Congress, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said, “We’re waiting to become more confident that inflation is moving sustainably at 2%...

Monday, March 4, 2024

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ notched back-to-back weekly gains with the tech-heavy NASDAQ achieving a new all-time high, surpassing its previous high in 2021.

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The DJIA, S&P 500, and NASDAQ each saw their winning streaks end at five weeks after last Tuesday's session saw all three indices decline more than 1%.

Monday, February 12, 2024

The S&P 500 closed above the 5,000 level for the first time ever.

Monday, February 5, 2024

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept interest rates unchanged at 5.25% to 5.50% for the fourth straight time.

Monday, January 29, 2024

The S&P 500 continues its strong streak of gains, now positive for three straight weeks and green in 12 of the past...

Monday, January 22, 2024

The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high of 4,839.81 where the technology sector led the way with a weekly gain of more than 4%.

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Congress is again faced with the possibility of a government shutdown if, at the very least, a short-term funding bill is not passed before funding for some federal agencies runs out on January 19

Monday, January 8, 2024

The three major indices saw their respective nine-week winning streaks end to kick off the new year with weekly performances as follows...

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

The year ended on a high note with all three major indices extending their winning streaks to nine straight weeks and earning gains in back-to-back months.

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

The three major indices extended their winning streaks to eight consecutive weeks with last week’s performances as follows:

Monday, December 18, 2023

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted unanimously to keep interest rates at...

Monday, December 11, 2023

The stock market extended its winning streak to six straight weeks as the DJIA, S&P 500, and NASDAQ all landed in positive territory.

Monday, December 4, 2023

Stocks continued to rally as the three major indices extended their winning streaks to five consecutive weeks in the green...

Monday, November 27, 2023

Meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last gathering on October 31-November 1 stated that...

Monday, November 20, 2023

The stock market continued to make gains in November as all three major indices notched three consecutive weeks in the green.

Monday, November 13, 2023

The three major indices notched back-to-back weekly gains and finished the week as follows...

Monday, November 6, 2023

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) made the unanimous decision to keep interest rates at...

Monday, October 30, 2023

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ both closed in correction territory last week...

Monday, October 23, 2023

This blog post discusses financial news from the week of 10/16/23 and what to look for in the markets during the week of 10/23/23