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Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – September 18, 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020 Tech Takes Another Tumble. Stocks ended lower Friday, pulling major benchmarks into negative territory for the third consecutive week as investors again dumped highflying tech shares. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell around 245 points, or 0.9%, to end near 27,657, according to preliminary figures. The S&P 500 lost around 38 [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – September 11, 2020

Friday, September 11, 2020 Nasdaq Suffers a Rough Week. U.S. stocks on Friday finished a volatile week and trading session mixed, with once-highflying technology-related stocks suffering the heaviest losses since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in March. Investors attributed the recent volatility to concerns about the presidential election, which is looming, and to elevated valuations [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – September 4, 2020

Friday, September 4, 2020Stocks Pare Back Big Losses. U.S. equities ended lower on Friday after rebounding sharply off session lows, capping a week that saw benchmark equity indexes hit new records and the tech-heavy Nasdaq log its biggest one-day selloff since June. The S&P 500 fell 0.8% Friday to end around 3427. The Dow Jones Industrial [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – August 28, 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020 Dow Erases Losses for Year. U.S. stocks on Friday wrapped up the week and day higher. They’re one session away from the end of August, a month that has seen a powerful rally that leaves the main benchmarks at or near records, powered by gains in technology and e-commerce stocks as [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – August 21, 2020

Friday, August 21, 2020 Apple Powers Market Higher. U.S. stocks shook off early weakness on Friday to end the day with gains, with technology-related shares helping to fuel a round of records for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite. Markets took on a decidedly more bullish tone after a report on sales of previously owned [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – August 14, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020 Recovery Worries. U.S. stocks closed lower Friday and booked weekly gains, but trading suggests that it may be tough sledding ahead for investors hoping to find further gains, as stimulus talks are all but dead and data point to a slow and fitful economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Economic [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – August 7, 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020 A positive week. U.S. stocks ended Friday’s choppy session mixed, but all three major indexes posted solid gains for the week. On Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, to 27,434, while the S&P 500 index edged up 2 points to about 3,351, gaining less than 0.1%. The Nasdaq [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – July 31, 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020 Tech Earnings Lift Market. Stocks ended slightly higher Friday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average erasing earlier losses in late trade as shares of Apple built on gains to rally more than 10% after it and other tech giants delivered blowout earnings results the previous evening. The Dow [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – July 24, 2020

Friday, July 24, 2020 Political Worries Hurt Stocks. Stocks tumbled on Friday, with tech stocks posting their first two days of consecutive declines in two months, as political developments swept a wave of negativity across markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 182.44 points, or 0.7%, to 26,469.89. The S&P 500 declined 20.03 points, or [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – July 17, 2020

Friday, July 17, 2020 Mostly Higher. Stocks finished Friday’s session mostly higher, though the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost ground for a second consecutive day, in a lightly traded session. Investors monitored a continued rise in Covid-19 cases and the prospect for additional fiscal stimulus in Europe and the U.S. The Dow fell around 63 [...]

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