Market Week: October 24, 2016

The Markets (as of market close October 21, 2016) Last week began with a whimper as equities closed down (the Dow fell 0.3%), while the 10-year Treasuries yield dropped 4…

October 24, 2016

Market Week: October 17, 2016

The markets (as of market close October 14, 2016) Oil prices reached a one-year high early last week, as Russia expressed its support of OPEC in its efforts to limit production,…

October 18, 2016

Market Week: October 10, 2016

The markets (as of market close October 7, 2016) Equities took a tumble early last week as the Dow, the Nasdaq, the S&P 500, and the Russell 2000 lost value.…

October 10, 2016

October 2016

The second quarter of 2016 marked the fifth quarter in a row of declining U.S. corporate earnings. Low oil prices and a strong dollar were largely to blame for lackluster…

October 6, 2016

Market Week: October 3, 2016

The markets (as of market close September 30, 2016) Last week equities started off well enough, still feeding off the Fed's decision to leave interest rates alone for the time…

October 3, 2016