Market Update for the Quarter Ending September 30, 2019

Positive month for markets caps off turbulent quarter. U.S. markets had a positive September. The S&P 500 returned 1.87 percent in September and 1.70 percent for the quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had a 2.05 percent monthly gain and quarterly growth of 1.83 percent. The Nasdaq Composite showed a 0.54 percent monthly gain and a 0.18 percent quarterly gain.

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Market Update for the Month Ending August 31, 2019

All major U.S. indices declined in August. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell by 1.32 percent, the S&P 500 lost 1.58 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite declined 2.46 percent.

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Market Update for the Month Ending July 31, 2019

Positive July for U.S. markets

All major U.S. indices showed gains for July. The S&P 500 returned 1.44 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 1.12 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 2.15 percent. 

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Market Update for the Quarter Ending June 30, 2019

Strong June leads to positive quarter for markets

June was a great month for stocks. The S&P 500 gained 7.05 percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) returned 7.31 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite rose by 7.51 percent. We also saw gains for the quarter: 4.30 percent for the S&P 500, 3.21 percent for the DJIA, and 3.87 percent for the Nasdaq.

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Market Update for the Month Ending May 31, 2019

Markets Hit Turbulence in May

After four months of rising stock markets, we finally saw a decline in May. The S&P 500 declined by 6.35 percent, the Nasdaq Composite lost 7.79 percent, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 6.32 percent. Still, levels remain above where we were at the start of the year. 

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Market Update for the Month Ending April 30, 2019

Strong April for markets

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