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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, April 6, 2020 – Lehi Utah

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, April 6, 2020 – Lehi Utah

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Modest declines in stock prices this week masked the volatile inter- and intraday price swings as investors digested poor economic data and a warning from the President that the worst days of the COVID-19 pandemic may still lie ahead. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 2.70%, while the Standard &…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 30, 2020 – Lehi Utah

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 30, 2020 – Lehi Utah

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET An open-ended commitment by the Federal Reserve to support American businesses and capital markets along with the passage of a $2 trillion aid package improved investor sentiment and drove a strong rally in stock prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 12.84%, while the Standard & Poor 500 gained 10.26%.…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 23, 2020 – Lehi Utah

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 23, 2020 – Lehi Utah

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The stock market suffered through another volatile week as it wrestled with the health and economic fallout of the domestic spread of the coronavirus. Swift and decisive actions by the Federal Reserve and policy responses from the federal government did not keep stocks from recording losses for the week. The…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 9, 2020 – Lehi Utah

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 9, 2020 – Lehi Utah

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Heightened coronavirus fears, falling yields, and Super Tuesday primary results sent stocks on a rollercoaster ride of sharp price swings, leaving stocks marginally higher for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average improved 1.79%; the S&P 500, 0.61%; the Nasdaq Composite, 0.10%. Outside the U.S., developed equity markets tracked by…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 2, 2020 – Utah County

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, March 2, 2020 – Utah County

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks fell sharply last week as Wall Street considered how the coronavirus outbreak might influence global business activity and household spending. The selloff became a correction for the U.S. markets. The S&P 500 retreated 11.49%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 12.36%; the Nasdaq Composite, 10.54%. The MSCI EAFE, tracking developed…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, February 17, 2020 – Alpine Utah

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, February 17, 2020 – Alpine Utah

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Daily headlines about the coronavirus had little impact on stock market averages last week. Earnings and mergers had more influence. All three Wall Street benchmarks improved. The Nasdaq Composite rose 2.21%, outpacing the S&P 500, up 1.58%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, up 1.02%. The MSCI EAFE index, which…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, February 10, 2020 – Alpine Utah

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, February 10, 2020 – Alpine Utah

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks advanced four days out of five during the past market week, erasing the losses of the week before. The Nasdaq Composite surged 4.04%, the S&P 500 3.17%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 3.00%. Foreign stocks also rallied: the MSCI EAFE index added 2.21%.1,2 China Plans to Halve Some…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, February 3, 2020

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, February 3, 2020

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock benchmarks declined for a second straight week as coronavirus news tempered risk appetite. The S&P 500 fell 2.14% on the week. The Nasdaq Composite dipped 1.76%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 2.55%. Away from North America, developed markets slumped 2.24%, according to MSCI’s EAFE index.1,2 THE Fed Makes…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, January 27, 2020

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, January 27, 2020

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stock prices fell last week as investors considered the potential health and economic risks of the flu-like coronavirus. Foreign stock markets, as tracked by the broad MSCI EAFE index, fell 1.03% for the week. Coincidentally, the S&P 500 lost exactly that much across a 4-day Wall Street trading week. The…

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The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, January 6, 2020

The Fiduciary Advisor Report – Monday, January 6, 2020

THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The market had a choppy five days, with traders reacting to geopolitical developments and weaker-than-expected jobs data. Even so, the three major U.S. equity indices posted weekly gains and continued their strong start to the new year. During Friday’s trading session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 29,000 for the…

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