the weekend wrapup
- 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 the choppers ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Apr 28 2012 - 12:32pm - 4 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Dec 10 2011 - 9:51pm - 6 comments
- The Weekend Wrapup 3.17.2012
Americas: • S&P 500 +0.6%, DJIA +0.4%, NASDAQ +0.5%, S&P/TSX +0.4%, IPC +0.3%, IBOV-0.1% • After weeks of testing, Treasurys finally broke through support last Tuesday after the Fed’s soft FOMC statement (along with strong retail figures, a drop ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Mar 17 2012 - 2:19pm - 3 comments
- 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%. ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Nov 26 2011 - 9:41pm - 6 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Jan 21 2012 - 11:15pm - 4 comments
- 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 week ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Jan 14 2012 - 11:03pm - 4 comments
- 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; ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Jan 7 2012 - 9:07pm - 4 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Aug 13 2011 - 10:21pm - 7 comments
- The Weekend Wrapup 12.3.11
Americas: • Wall Street hit its biggest week since March ’09 when the DOW surged 7%, the S&P 7.4%, and the NASDAQ 7.6%, bringing November into positive territory after the past week's bloodbath. • The Fed cut liquidity swap rates to OIS +50 bps, ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Dec 3 2011 - 9:59pm - 3 comments
- 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. • ...
Blog entry - Jorgé - Sep 25 2011 - 9:23pm - 4 comments