May 2016

No doubt you've seen headlines reporting that a particular stock index is up or down. But do you know what an index is, and how understanding the nuts and bolts…

May 25, 2016

Market Week: May 23, 2016

The Markets (as of market close May 20, 2016) The Dow slipped for the fourth week in a row as investors may have been influenced by the uncertainty surrounding whether…

May 23, 2016

Market Week: May 16, 2016

The Markets (as of market close May 13, 2016) Despite gains earlier in the week, each of the indexes listed here closed last week down from their prior week's closing…

May 16, 2016

Market Week: May 9, 2016

The Markets (as of market close May 6, 2016) A mixed bag of economic indicators headlined by an underwhelming jobs report, coupled with news of continuing financial trouble in Puerto…

May 9, 2016

Market Week: May 2, 2016

The Markets (as of market close April 29, 2016) The markets suffered their worst week of losses since February as each of the indexes listed here ended the week in…

May 2, 2016