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  1. The Weekend Wrapup 8.13.11

    Finally on schedule, here the wrapup for this week. Americas: * This week was a wild ride as the S&P, the Dow, and the NASDAQ slipped 1.7%, 1.5%, and 1% in what appears to be the second most volatile week since WWII. Hat tip to alexpasch for calling ...

    - Aug 13 2011 - 10:21pm - 7 comments

  2. The Weekend Wrapup 12.10.11

    Americas: * This week was chock-full of ups and downs thanks mostly to the rumor mill but nevertheless, US indices ended the week in the black with the S&P up 0.9%, the DOW 1.4% higher, and the NASDAQ up 0.8%. * Business growth seems to be gaining ...

    - Dec 10 2011 - 8:51pm - 6 comments

  3. The Weekend Wrapup 11.26.11

    Belated Happy Thanksgiving monkeys! Here's what went on while you were drunk and face deep in turkey. Americas: * Punching in one of the worst Thanksgiving weeks in history, the DOW fell 4.8%, the NASDAQ 5.1%, while the S&P slipped another 4.7%. ...

    - Nov 26 2011 - 8:41pm - 6 comments

  4. The weekend wrapup 4.28.2012

    Americas: * DJIA +1.5%, S&P 500 +1.8%, NASDAQ +2.3% * Another month, another FOMC statement and Q&A. This month's however was pretty meh; little has changed since the March meeting and aside from the Bernank saying that he'll scramble ...

    - Apr 28 2012 - 12:32pm - 4 comments

  5. The weekend wrapup 1.21.12

    Americas: * US markets clocked in another week in the green (its third in a row) as the S&P rose another 2%, the DOW another 2.4%, while the NASDAQ climbed 2.8%. Awesome. A few surveys however are pointing out that retail investors as well as ...

    - Jan 21 2012 - 10:15pm - 4 comments

  6. The Weekend Wrapup 1.14.12

    Americas: * US markets finished higher this week despite downgrade rumors and an uncharacteristic profit miss by JPM. The S&P ended the week 0.9% higher, 0.5% for the DOW, while the NASDAQ posted a 1.4% gain. Canada's TSX also snapped gains this ...

    - Jan 14 2012 - 10:03pm - 4 comments

  7. The Weekend Wrapup 1.7.12

    Americas: * The January effect? Who knows? Nevertheless, US indices ended the first week of 2012 with the S&P gaining 1.6%, the DOW 1.2%, while the NASDAQ spiked a pretty good 2.5%. Bonds dropped. * The same couldn't be said for the others though ...

    - Jan 7 2012 - 8:07pm - 4 comments

  8. The Weekend Wrapup 9.25.11

    Apologies for the delay monkeys, but anyway, here we go... Americas: * US markets just had its worse week since 08 with the DOW down 6.4%, the S&P down 6.5%, while the NASDAQ dropped 5.3%. Treasurys, which rallied for most of the week, also fell. * ...

    - Sep 25 2011 - 9:23pm - 4 comments

  9. The Weekend Wrapup 9.17.11

    Americas: * Stocks were up in the US with DOW up 76 points to 0.7% while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ both climbed 0.6%. Latin America also had a good week with Brazil's Bovespa climbing 1.5% on the Real's steady decline, same with Mexico' ...

    - Sep 18 2011 - 10:12am - 4 comments

  10. The Weekend Wrapup 9.10.11

    Americas: * Obama's first reelection speech failed to impress the markets as the Dow slipped 2.2% from last week while the S&P and the NASDAQ fell 1.7% and 2.4% respectively. Concerns over Europe exacerbated the decline, forcing Bond yields lower ...

    - Sep 10 2011 - 11:03pm - 4 comments

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