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Weekly Market Summary Renewed promises from President Trump of a new tax plan and generally positive economic and earnings data sent U.S. stocks upward again this week. In fact, this week the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite notched intraday...

Weekly Market Summary Fiscal and monetary policy, as well as employment data, guided the market this week. Comments from President Donald Trump promising the release of a “phenomenal” tax announcement in the next “two or three weeks” sent shares soaring to new all-time highs...

Having been born and raised in Michigan and being a lifelong Michigan Wolverines fan, I was beyond thrilled to see Tom Brady and the New England Patriots’ improbable comeback in Super Bowl LI. What makes it truly remarkable is that, according to ESPN Stats and Information, there...

Weekly Market Summary Investor optimism waned this week following several controversial executive orders from President Trump. Chief among them was a move to restrict immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries, which sent airline and technology stocks falling. The technology...

Weekly Market Summary The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ended its flirtation with the 20,000 mark this week, topping the level for the first time. Although the blue-chip index fell on Friday, the Dow closed the week above 20,000 for the first time, adding 1.3% to 20,093.78....

Weekly Market Summary U.S. stocks rang in the new year in style this week, posting strong gains that pushed multiple indexes to new all-time highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) tacked on just over 1% this week to close at a 19,963.80. On Friday, the blue-chip index hit...

Weekly Market Summary U.S. stock markets ended 2016 on a bit of a losing streak, capping off what was otherwise an impressive year for stocks. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) lost 0.9% this week to close at 19,762.60, snapping its historic weekly win streak. The blue-chip...

Weekly Market Summary After going a year since its last rate increase, the Federal Reserve announced this week that it was raising the benchmark federal funds rate by a quarter percentage point—to between 0.50% and 0.75%—and that officials now expect to raise short-term rates...

Weekly Market Summary This week marked the one-month anniversary since Hillary Clinton conceded the presidential election to Donald Trump. The so-called “Trump Rally” in U.S. stocks caught its second wind this week on the wings of strong consumer sentiment data and rising oil...

Weekly Market Summary U.S. stocks took a break this week from their “Trump rally.” Growing political uncertainty in Italy, as well as lukewarm domestic jobs data, had investors tapping the brake. The U.S. economy added enough jobs in November to raise expectations that the Federal...