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Jun 2020

This Week's Market Moves: June 29, 2020

Stock prices delivered modest gains this week, with the S&P 500 index rebounding 1.9%. A stronger-than-expected retail sales report, along with hopes for additional stimulus, helped stocks erase some of last week’s sharp losses. Here are some other insights on the market and the economy from this we…

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Jun 2020

The Job Market is on the Mend, But It Still Has a Long Way to Go

Sources: NY Times and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Market Observations The latest jobs report had a glimmer of hope that the economy may be recovering more quickly than expected, with a surprise 2.5 million increase in jobs and a decline in the unemployment rate from 14.7% to 13.3% in May. …

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Jun 2020

This Week's Market Moves | June 22, 2020

Stock prices delivered modest gains this week, with the S&P 500 index rebounding 1.9%. A stronger-than-expected retail sales report, along with hopes for additional stimulus, helped stocks erase some of last week’s sharp losses. Here are some other insights on the market and the economy from this we…

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Jun 2020

This Week's Market Moves | June 15, 2020

The S&P 500 index tumbled 4.7% this week, as concerns about a possible second wave of coronavirus infections and the Fed’s downbeat economic outlook dashed hopes of a quick, V-shaped recovery. Here are some other insights on the market this week: The S&P 500’s impressive climb back into positive …

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Jun 2020

This Week's Market Moves | June 8, 2020

Stocks soared at the end of the week, as the U.S. jobs report unexpectedly surprised to the upside, with 2.5 million jobs created in May. This puzzling, but encouraging, news lifted all major indices, with the S&P 500 index climbing nearly 5% this week. Here are some additional insights on the marke…

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May 2020

This Week's Market Moves | May 26, 2020

U.S. stock prices finished the week higher due to optimism about the re-opening of the economy and some encouraging early test results for a potential coronavirus vaccine. Below are some additional insights on the factors that drove the markets last week. Stocks finished the week modestly higher…

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May 2020

This Week's Market Moves | May 11, 2020

Despite the grim jobs report for April, stocks continued to accelerate, with the S&P 500 gaining about 3.6%. Here is whatdrove the markets this week: The unstoppable recovery in stock prices continued this week. Optimism about the re-opening of America, a slowing number of infections, and massive s…

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Apr 2020

This Week's Market Moves | April 20, 2020

Plans to re-open the U.S. economy overshadowed the terrible economic news that came out this week. Here are some other highlights for the week: Plans to re-open the U.S. economy and the encouraging news of an effective drug treatment for COVID-19 lifted stock prices last week. As of the close of…

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Apr 2020

This Week's Market Moves | April 13, 2020

The markets ended the shortened holiday week with a better tone. Positive developments on the coronavirus and some new Federal Reserve actions improved market sentiment and led to the largest weekly gain in the S&P 500 index since 1974. Learn more about last week's market highlights.

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