Market Week: November 21, 2016

The Markets (as of market close November 18, 2016)

Treasury yields continue to climb as the 10-year rate jumped 20 basis points for the week while exceeding last year’s closing yield for the first time in 2016. The dollar has been keeping pace with rising bond yields, which is good for imports but not so good for exports. Equities have apparently benefited from money moving from Treasuries as each of the indexes listed here posted week-over-week gains, except for the Global Dow. The Russell 2000 small-cap index has been on a roll of late, climbing over 10% by the end of election week and gaining another 2.60% last week.

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