Stocks See Further June Gains, Oil Tanker Attacks, Retail Sales Improve

Weekly Market Sitrep: June 17, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: the major Wall Street equity indices see further June gains, oil investors react to tanker attacks, and retail sales improve.   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks advanced for a second straight week. The S&P 500 benchmark rose 0.47%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.70%; the Dow…

U.S. Benchmarks Decline as Trade Issues Remain, Consumer Confidence Is High

Weekly Market Sitrep: June 3, 2019 In this week’s sitrep: U.S. benchmarks decline as trade issues remain front and center in the Wall Street conversation; major consumer confidence indices are notably high.   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks struggled during a 4-day market week as the U.S.-China trade standoff continued to weigh on the…