November 1, 2022

October 2022 Market & Economic Recap

Stock market recap The markets made a comeback in October, snapping two months of losses for all major indexes. For the month, the three major indexes performed as follows: Dow Jones Industrial Average +13.96% S&P 500 +7.99% Nasdaq Composite +3.90% For the Dow, it was the best month for returns since 1976. The next two weeks will be pivotal to see how the markets respond going forward. A Fed meeting that’s surely to see another big rate hike (Nov. 1-2), the CPI (inflation) report (Nov 10), jobs/unemployment report (Nov. 4), and even midterm elections (Nov. 8) all will be closely […]
October 2, 2022

September 2022 Market & Economic Recap

  Stock Market Through September, the stock market performed as follows: S&P500 -9.34% DOW -8.84% Nasdaq Composite -10.5% In September, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average experienced their biggest one-month loss since March of 2020. For both stock indexes, it was their worst-performing September since 2002.   September swoons September swoons are somewhat typical for the stock market. Going back to 1928, the S&P 500 has dropped 7% or more at least 11 times. Likewise, the Dow has declined by 7% or more 13 times going back to 1928. And with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite, we only need to go […]
September 4, 2022

August 2022 Market & Economic Recap

  Stock market In August, the US stock market stumbled to the finish line with a four-day selloff. For the month, Wall Street’s major indexes performed as follows: The Dow -3.9% S&P 500 -4.2% Nasdaq -4.6% Year-to-date (as of the conclusion of August 31st), the stock market’s benchmark indexes have performed as follows: The Dow -13.29% S&P 500 -17.02% The Nasdaq -24.47% The best and worst-performing stocks in August Despite a mid-month rally, the stock market lost ground by the end of August, with the S&P 500 posting negative 4.2% growth. For the month, these were the top 5 best-performing […]
August 3, 2022

July 2022 Market & Economic Recap

Stock Market July saw a reversal of fortune in the stock market, which posted its best month since 2020. For July, the major stock indices performed as follows: Dow Jones +6.73% S&P 500 +9.11% Nasdaq Composite +12.35% Some context to those notable gains: That was the S&P 500’s biggest increase since November 2020, The Nasdaq’s biggest monthly gain since April 2020, And the Dow’s biggest monthly gain since November of 2020 as well. In July, 86% of stocks in the S&P 500 saw increases. July’s gains for the Nasdaq broke a three-month losing streak. Big winners Amazon stock ended the […]
July 29, 2022

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July 6, 2022

June 2022 Economic and Market Recap

Stock market For the month of June, the major U.S. stock indices performed as follows: Dow Jones -6.71% S&P500 -8.39% Nasdaq -8.71% Despite a positive trading day on July 1st, all three indices posted their fourth negative week out of five. In fact, the first six months of 2022 have seen a historical amount of red for Wall Street, with the worst losses through the first half of 2022 since the first six months of 1970. At the halfway mark of 2022, the S&P 500 was down about 20.58%, the Nasdaq 100 down 29.51%, and the Dow was down 15.3% […]
June 3, 2022

May 2022 Economic & Market Recap

The stock market Wall Street’s rollercoaster ride continued throughout May with three weeks of volatility, including the major indices hitting a 52-week low on May 20. On that date, the S&P 500 registered an interday decline of almost 21% since its January high, and the Dow fell for the eighth consecutive week, its longest weekly losing streak since 1923. But May’s swoon was salvaged by a strong finish the last week of the month, with the S&P 500 rallying by nearly 8.5% through June 1, 2022. For the month, the three major indices performed as follows: S&P 500 0.2% Dow Jones […]
May 6, 2022

April 2022 Economic and Market Recap

April 2022 stock market recap. For April, the three major stock indexes registered: S&P 500 -8.8 percent Down Jones -4.9 percent Nasdaq -13.3 percent Year-to-date in 2022, the big three indexes registered: S&P 500 -13.3 percent Dow Jones -9.3 percent Nasdaq -21.2 percent Market measures. The S&P 500 is off to its worst start to a year since 1939, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq is off to its most auspicious beginning since 1971, and the DOW Jones Industrial Average is showing losses not experienced since the COVID year of 2020. In April, the Nasdaq had its worst monthly performance since 2008. […]
April 5, 2022

March 2022 Economic and Market Recap

March stock market recap Wall Street rebounded soundly in March after seeing negative returns in February. For the month of March, the three major indexes showed positive returns. March 2022: Dow Jones Industrial Average +2.3% Nasdaq Composite +3.4% S&P 500 Index +3.6% Stock market in the red for Q1 Finishing well into the red, Q1 of 2022 marked the worst quarter for the stock market since Q1 of 2020, two years ago, when the S&P 500 sank 20%. Stock market recap for the first quarter of 2022: Dow Jones Industrial Average -4.6% Nasdaq -9.1% S&P 500 -5.0% Market corrections According to Yardeni Research, […]
March 5, 2022

Your February 2022 Market & Economic Recap

The Stock Market. As February waned, news of increasing conflict in Ukraine upended markets both home and abroad. For the month: The Dow Jones Industrial Average -3.53% Standard & Poor’s 500 Index -3.14% Nasdaq – 3.43% However, despite initial swoons upon the news of Russia’s invasion, stocks rebounded and have exhibited manic volatility throughout the end of February and the first days of March. Wall Street Falls into Correction Territory. The last three years have seen a windfall on Wall Street, with robust gains for investors. In fact, the S&P 500 saw returns of 31.49% in 2019, 18.4% in 20202, […]
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