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June’s Jobs Report- How it affects you Atlanta.

In this week’s recap: stocks hit record peaks, then descend after the Friday release of the June jobs report; further tariffs are planned for European imports. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET U.S. stock benchmarks opened a new quarter positively. The S&P 500 gained 1.65% in the opening week of July;…

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A Month of Gains

In this week’s recap: a strong month for equities ends with the renewed possibility of a U.S.-China trade pact. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET A month of gains for stocks ended with a weekly retreat. The S&P 500 lost 0.30%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.32%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 0.45%.…

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Bull Market Continues

In this week’s recap: Wall Street maintains its risk-on mood, even as tensions grow between the U.S. and Iran, influenced by a White House tweet and a dovish signal from the Federal Reserve.  Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The S&P 500 hit an all-time peak of 2,964.03, in intraday trading Friday, while…

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Stocks Advance Again

In this week’s recap: the major Wall Street equity indices see further June gains, oil investors react to tanker attacks, and retail sales improve.  Weekly Economic Update   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks advanced for a second straight week. The S&P 500 benchmark rose 0.47%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.70%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average,…

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Stocks Rally, Atlanta

In this week’s recap: the blue chips have their best week of 2019, as investors like what they hear from the head of the Federal Reserve and interpret the latest monthly employment numbers.  Weekly Economic Update       THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks rallied during a week in which Wall Street was buffeted…

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