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02 Oct

Hope for a Stimulus Deal Leads Stocks Higher

October 2, 2020 Hopes for a last-minute coronavirus stimulus package prior to the November presidential election pushed the S&P 500 1.50% higher for the week. This was the index’s first winning week over the last five during which markets have grappled with concerns that the economy is weakening amid gridlock on Capitol Hill in passing a…

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25 Sep

Stocks Slip on Fears of Second Covid-19 Wave

September 25, 2020 Stocks continued their sell off this week as anxiety continues to rise over the prospects that a second wave of Covid-19 cases may be materializing. Daily case counts in the U.S. have once again started climbing from their early September lows. Internationally, the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, and Italy are all…

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18 Sep

Tech Weighs on Markets

September 18, 2020 Stocks struggled for a third consecutive week as investors continued to unload growth and tech shares. News during Friday’s trading session that the U.S. government would block all TikTok and WeChat downloads put additional pressure on already muted sentiment. In contrast, value stocks have recently benefited on a relative basis from the…

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