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Atlanta, Earnings Season Starts Strong

In this week’s recap: stocks move sideways as earnings season gathers momentum, and retail sales jump. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A short and relatively placid trading week wrapped up Thursday, with the major indices turning in mixed performances. The S&P 500 retreated 0.08%, the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.17%, and…

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Strong Jobs Report Spurs Positive Economic Week

In this week’s recap: stocks rise with help from a reassuring March employment report as well as news of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks posted their second straight weekly gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.17% in five trading days; the S&P 500,…

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FED Holds Interest Rates Steady

Weekly Economic Update In this week’s recap: the “yield curve” inverts for the first time this decade, the Federal Reserve adjusts its stance on interest rates, and the price of oil climbs.   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Friday, the yield of the 3-month Treasury bill exceeded the yield of the 10-year Treasury note for…

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Weekly Update- Stocks Post Solid Gains

In this week’s recap: the Dow, S&P, and Nasdaq all advance more than 2% in five trading sessions, while investors review tame inflation data and wait for further news in U.S.-China trade negotiations. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The big story last week was the sudden grounding of Boeing 737 Max…

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