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Monday, May 18, 2020

Market Commentary For the week of May 18, 2020 The Markets The market was volatile on Friday as investors digested a record drop in retail sales and increased trade tensions with China as the Trump administration imposed new...

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Are you eligible for a stimulus check from the Treasury Department?As of Friday, April 24, the Internal Revenue Service said it had issued 88 million payments to individuals across the country. It plans to send out more than 150...

Monday, May 11, 2020

Market Commentary For the week of May 11, 2020 The Markets Stocks rose Friday despite the worst jobs report on record; the Labor Department reported the nation lost 20.5 million jobs in April. However, investors were encouraged by...

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Undeniably, spring 2020 has tried the patience of investors. An 11-year bull market ended. Key economic indicators went haywire. Household confidence was shaken. The Standard & Poor’s 500, the benchmark for the broad stock...

Monday, May 4, 2020

Market Commentary For the week of May 4, 2020 The Markets Even though the drug remdesivir received emergency use authorization for treating hospitalized coronavirus patients, stocks fell on the first day of May amid disappointing...

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Market Commentary For the week of April 27, 2020 The Markets It was a choppy week on Wall Street as investors digested the ongoing oil crisis, manufacturing stress, staggering jobless claims, a new economic aid package and slowing...

Monday, April 20, 2020

Market Commentary For the week of April 20, 2020 The Markets: Despite massive unemployment reports, stocks rose sharply Friday amid discussions on reopening parts of the economy and hopes surrounding an experimental drug to treat...

Monday, April 13, 2020

Market Commentary For the week of April 13, 2020 The Markets Stocks closed higher on the final trading day before the holiday weekend. Investors appeared to dismiss jobless numbers and focus on the Federal Reserve’s announcement...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Market Commentary For the week of April 6, 2020 The Markets Stocks slid on the final day of another volatile week, amid dismal unemployment and a spike in coronavirus-related deaths in New York. Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York,...