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05 May

Fed Sticks to Script

May 5th, 2023 The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 500+ points on Friday on better-than-expected results from tech juggernaut Apple and as regional bank shares climbed off their recent lows. Despite the move, the Dow still came up short for the week, down -1.24%. Friday’s rally failed to make up losses from earlier in the…

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28 Apr

Better Than Expected Earnings Power Indices Higher

April 28th, 2023 Below are this week’s highlights and key indicators: Stronger than expected corporate earnings from big tech giants Microsoft and Meta Platforms powered the major indices higher this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 2.48%, while the S&P 500 climbed 1.46%. Their results helped improve the still evolving, aggregate earning picture with the…

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21 Apr

Balanced Readings Result in Quiet Week

April 21st, 2023 Stocks closed out the week not much changed with the S&P 500 finishing relatively flat. Trading was listless with investors having little else to focus on other than earnings.  As of Friday, 88 of the S&P 500 companies had reported, of which 76% managed to beat analyst estimates. It should be noted that analyst estimates…

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