A Directionless Week

In this week’s recap: Mixed signals lead to a choppy week.   Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The crosscurrents of strong corporate earnings, rising global cases of COVID-19, and the specter of higher capital gains taxes led to a choppy week of trading that left stock prices slightly lower for the…

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

In this week’s recap: Tech stocks and strong indicators lead a week of economic advancement. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Strong economic data and a resurgent technology sector propelled stocks to solid gains last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.95%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 picked up 2.71%. The…

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