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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The first quarter of 2021 was much better for stock investors than 2020. Bond investors had a very different experience, with the benchmark Aggregate Bond Index falling. International stock markets appreciated, but not at the pace of the US market There appears to be a continuation of the market rotation that developed in late 2020.…

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In this week’s recap: Weakness in tech and high-growth stocks leads to a rocky week; Yellen and Powell signal optimism. Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A rocky week with wide price swings led to mixed results for stocks last week, as investors grappled with anxieties over economic growth and weakness in…

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In this week’s recap: A week of ups and downs leaves modest losses at week’s end. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Rising bond yields and improving economic conditions led to a choppy week of trading that ended in modest losses for investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.46%, while…

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In this week’s recap: The White House signs COVID-19 fiscal relief bill into law; the economy reacted positively. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks touched new record highs last week as bond yields steadied, a fiscal relief bill was signed into law, and confidence in a strong economic recovery grew.…

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