Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – March 4, 2022

Friday, March 4, 2022 U.S. Stocks End Sharply Lower Friday, Capping Rough Week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished 180 points lower Friday, ending another turbulent week on Wall Street as Russia expanded its war in Ukraine and a fire ignited Friday at Europe's largest nuclear power plant. The Dow shed 0.5% on Friday to [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – February 25, 2022

Friday, February 25, 2022 Dow Surges 835 Points as Investors Shake Off Russia-Ukraine Crisis. U.S. stock gauges rallied Friday, marking a second-straight day of powerful gains that erased ugly losses produced earlier in the holiday-shortened week, as investors appeared to respond to apparent positive developments in the conflict in Ukraine. The Dow Jones Industrial Average [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – February 18, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022 Stocks End Lower Friday on Russia-Ukraine Tensions. U.S. stock benchmarks were down Friday afternoon as investors monitored developments between Russia and Ukraine. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 233 points, or 0.7%, at around 34,079. The S&P 500 index fell 31 points, or 0.7%, to close around 4349, with information [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – February 11, 2022

Friday, February 11, 2022 Dow Falls 500 Points as U.S. Warns of Russian Invasion of Ukraine. Stocks ended sharply lower Friday after White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan warned that a Russian invasion of Ukraine could happen "any day now." The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 504 points, or 1.4%, to close at 34,738, [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – February 4, 2022

Friday, February 4, 2022 Stocks Mark 2nd Weekly Gain in a Row. U.S. stocks mostly closed higher Friday, as investors focused on large-capitalization companies' quarterly results, which helped ease concerns about a more aggressive Federal Reserve following a much stronger-than-expected January jobs report. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 21 points, or less than [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – January 28, 2022

Friday, January 28, 2022 Stocks End Friday Higher, Cap a Wild Week With Modest Gains. A big comeback Friday for stocks left the S&P 500 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite index with sizable gains on the session and enough upward momentum to leave all three key U.S. stock benchmarks in the green [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – January 21, 2022

Friday, January 21, 2022U.S. Stocks Sink Friday as Nasdaq Caps Worst Week Since March 2020. U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, capping another punishing week for growth and technology stocks, as investors await a Federal Reserve policy meeting next week. The Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 385 points on Friday, down 2.7%, to close at 13,769. The [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – January 14, 2022

Friday, January 14, 2022 Stocks End Mixed After Weak Retail Sales, Bank Earnings. Stocks posted a mixed finish Friday after December retail sales showed an unexpected drop and as investors digested results from major banks as earnings season got under way. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 202 points, or 0.6%, to close near 35,912, [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – January 7, 2022

Friday, January 7, 2022 Nasdaq Sinks 1% Friday, Capping Worst Week Since Last February as Broader Market Stumbles. U.S. stocks finished lower Friday, and the Nasdaq Composite index booked its worst week since February of last year, capping a weak stretch of trading for equity benchmarks in the first week of 2022. The Dow Jones [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – December 31, 2021

Friday, December 31, 2021 Stocks Close a Banner Year On a Down Note. Stocks posted small losses in the last trading session of 2021, but the major U.S. indexes closed out one of their best years on record.The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended New Year’s Eve trading down 60 points, or 0.2%, at 36,338. [...]

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