Market Week: May 29, 2018

The Markets (as of market close May 25, 2018) Domestic indexes rose last week despite sinking energy stocks and ongoing geopolitical uncertainties. Oil prices plunged, pulling energy shares down following indications…

May 29, 2018

Market Week: May 21, 2018

The Markets (as of market close May 18, 2018) Small and mid caps outperformed large caps during moderate trading last week. Both the Dow and S&P 500 closed the week down…

May 21, 2018

Market Week: May 14, 2018

The Markets (as of market close May 11, 2018) Boosted by higher oil shares and rebounding tech stocks, the benchmark indexes listed here advanced markedly for the first time in…

May 14, 2018

May 2018

Dividend Investing: Small Payments Can Boost Returns Owning shares of stock or stock funds might increase the value of your portfolio in one of two fundamental ways: capital appreciation (i.e., price increases) and dividend payments. Of the two,…

May 7, 2018

Market Week: May 7, 2018

The Markets (as of market close May 4, 2018) Despite a closing rally last Friday, large caps closed the week down from the prior week. The tech-heavy Nasdaq and the small…

May 7, 2018