Tag Archives: pandemic

20 Aug

Bulls Tap the Brakes on Delta Variant Concerns

August 20th, 2021 After hitting another all-time high on Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the week down -1.11%. Rising concerns over slowing global growth as Delta variant cases spiked around the world along with weak U.S. consumer spending and housing starts managed to knock the Dow Jones Industrial Average from its peak. Disappointing…

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13 Aug

Markets Set New Highs on Sleepy Trading

August 13th, 2021 Markets climbed once again this week with both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 jumping to new highs. Sentiment remained positive on the Street as the Senate passed a procedural vote on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package and as signs emerged that consumer pricing pressure may be easing somewhat….

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06 Aug

S&P 500 Sprints to Record High

August 6th, 2021 Bulls are coming in hot in the first trading week of August, pushing the S&P 500 to another record high. A strong July jobs report, as well as robust services and manufacturing data, helped spur the index to its 44th record high of the year. Businesses added 943,000 workers to the payrolls,…

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