THE WEEK ON WALL STREET – April 21, 2020

Stock prices pushed higher last week as news of a White House plan to reopen the economy and reports of a potential COVID-19 treatment helped the market overcome weak economic data and an ugly start to the corporate earnings season. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET – April 15, 2020

The stock market staged a broad rally this week, buoyed by the prospect that the COVID-19’s grip on the nation may be easing and news of another Federal Reserve program to help stabilize businesses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 12.67%, while the...

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET – April 7, 2020

Modest declines in stock prices this week masked the volatile inter- and intraday price swings as investors digested poor economic data and a warning from the President that the worst days of the COVID-19 pandemic may still lie ahead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average...

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET – March 31, 2020

An open-ended commitment by the Federal Reserve to support American businesses and capital markets along with the passage of a $2 trillion aid package improved investor sentiment and drove a strong rally in stock prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 12.84%,...

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET – March 24, 2020

The stock market suffered through another volatile week as it wrestled with the health and economic fallout of the domestic spread of the coronavirus. Swift and decisive actions by the Federal Reserve and policy responses from the federal government did not keep...