Weekly Market Sitrep: April 15, 2019

Weekly Market Sitrep: April 15, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: stocks advance after earnings season gets off to an encouraging start, and consumer prices rise the most in more than a year. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks broke out of a narrow range on Friday following news that two major banks grew their bottom…

Weekly Market Sitrep: April 8, 2019

Weekly Market Sitrep: April 8, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: stocks rise with help from a reassuring March employment report as well as news of further progress in U.S.-China trade talks. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks posted their second straight weekly gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.17% in five trading days; the…

Weekly Market Sitrep: April 1, 2019

Weekly Market Sitrep: April 1, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: stocks close out a great quarter, mortgage rates decline, and Wall Street awaits a wave of IPO action. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks ended last week higher as volatility slowed, completing their best quarter since 2009. A Friday tweet from Secretary of the Treasury…

Weekly Market Sitrep: March 25, 2019

Weekly Market Sitrep: March 25, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: the “yield curve” inverts for the first time this decade, the Federal Reserve adjusts its stance on interest rates, and the price of oil climbs. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Friday, the yield of the 3-month Treasury bill exceeded the yield of the 10-year Treasury…