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Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – October 23, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020 Stimulus Wait Drags On. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended slightly lower Friday, with major benchmarks logging modest weekly declines as efforts toward a new round of coronavirus aid spending out of Washington failed to yet bear fruit. The Dow fell around 28 points, or 0.1%, to end near 28,336, according [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – October 16, 2020

Friday, October 16, 2020 Dow Gains, but Jitters Remain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out the week and the day in positive territory, snapping a three-session skid, but the broader market ended flat to lower as investors grew skittish about buying equities heading into the weekend. The three main equity benchmarks had been trading [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – October 9, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020 Stimulus Hopes Drive Rally. Signs of progress toward a sizable U.S. stimulus package helped drive gains for stocks on Friday, as the S&P 500 index capped off its best week since early July. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up about 161.39 points, or 0.6%, at 28,587 on Friday. The S&P [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – October 2, 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020 Trump Tests Positive. Major U.S. stock indexes declined on Friday—though the Dow industrials outperformed—as investors weighed U.S. President Donald Trump’s positive coronavirus test and a weaker-than-expected employment report against hopes for additional stimulus from Washington. U.S. stock futures had fallen as much as 1.5% heading into the open of trading Friday, [...]

Barron’s Weekly Market Updates – September 25, 2020

Friday, September 25, 2020 Dow, S&P 500 Suffer Fourth Straight Down Week. U.S. stock indexes closed higher after a choppy session Friday, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 logged their fourth straight weekly losses as worries grow over the economic outlook in the absence of renewed aid from Washington, the November presidential [...]

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 [...]

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