Market Update for Month Ending 04.30.17

Mixed month for markets ends with gains

April was a volatile month for financial markets, but early declines turned to gains at the end. The S&P 500 Index, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq were up 1.03 percent, 1.45 percent, and 2.35 percent, respectively.

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Market Update for Quarter Ending 03.31.17

Markets continue strong start to year

Despite mixed results for March, U.S. equity markets had a very strong first quarter. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.60 percent for the month, though the S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq gained 0.12 percent and 1.57 percent, respectively. For the quarter, the Dow returned 5.19 percent, the S&P 500 was up 6.07 percent, and the Nasdaq climbed 10.13 percent. Technical factors remained positive for all three during the month and quarter.

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Market Update for Month Ending 02.28.17

Another great month for stock markets

The major U.S. indices posted impressive gains in February, with the S&P 500 Index, Nasdaq, and Dow Jones Industrial Average up 3.97 percent, 3.91 percent, and 5.17 percent, respectively. The three set multiple all-time highs during the month.

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Market Update for Month Ending 01.31.17

Markets rally into January

January was a great month for global financial markets. Domestically, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 Index, and Nasdaq were all up, gaining 0.62 percent, 1.90 percent, and 4.35 percent, respectively. 

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Market Update for the Quarter Ending December 31, 2016

Strong end to the year for financial markets

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Market Update for Month Ending 11.30.16

Stock market gets “Trump bump”

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