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Recent Market Commentary by James Investment...Stock Market Analysis Perhaps it did not feel so, but the past week was one of small advances. The Dow rose almost one half of one percent, more stocks rose than fell. The S... 6 days 21 hours
5/4 - 5/8 Market Commentary by James Investment...Stock Market Analysis It was a profitable week on Wall Street with large stocks such as those in the S... 1 week 6 days
What happened in the stock/bond markets last week...Stock Market Analysis The market had a wild week. The Dow fell 0.3% while the Russell 2000 tumbled 3.1% We had a continuation of recent volatility, the Dow had swings of over 140 points each day and for the week over 400 points. Unease in our cities seems to be spilling over into our financial... 2 weeks 6 days
Stock & Bond Market Analyses (4/20 - 4/24)Stock Market Analysis It was a profitable week on Wall Street. Large and small stocks, as measured by the S... 3 weeks 6 days
Stock & Bond Market Update (4/13-4/17)Stock Market Analysis Following a positive prior week, stocks had a “sinking spell” last week when the Dow declined 1.8%. This brings its year to date return to a miniscule 0.02%. The broader S... 1 month 4 days
Market Commentary by: James Investment Research (...Stock Market Analysis What is going on? The European stock market, in their local currency, is doing ten times better than the market in the United States (21% vs 2.1%) this year. Unfortunately for U.S. investors, the dollar has appreciated over 12% against the Euro, diluting the return... 1 month 1 week
Here's what happened in the stock/bond...Stock Market Analysis The holiday shortened week was a profitable one for stock investors. As we have seen for much of this year the advance was led by smaller-cap stocks. The Russell 2000 Index, which often mirrors the moves of smaller stocks, gained 1.25% for the week. Larger stocks, like... 1 month 2 weeks
Market Commentary by: James Investment Research (...Stock Market Analysis Last week stocks sagged with nearly 1,200 advancing against about 1,700 declining. Volume mostly declined on the pullback, but when stocks tried to rally Friday, volume fell off sharply. New highs were achieved by 367 NYSE issues, only 77 set new lows. Notwithstanding the... 1 month 3 weeks
Stock & Bond Market Analyses (3/16 - 3/20)Stock Market Analysis “The pen is mightier than the sword,” at least that is true for the market when the pen holder has an unlimited credit card - that is the Federal Reserve. Strangely, a lack of “patience” is seen as a good thing coming from the Fed. The Dow rallied 2.1% last week, recovering... 2 months 2 days
What happened in the stock/bond markets last week...Stock Market Analysis At first blush, it was a difficult week for stocks. Popular indexes such as the Dow, S... 2 months 1 week