April23
April23
Weekly Market Commentary, April 23, 2019

The Markets It was a quiet week for investors as none of the three major indexes we track moved significantly. The S&P 500 eased 0.1 percent lower … Read More

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April18
April18
Investors Took an Intermission

The curtain appeared to close on the first act of 2019 last week – and what an impressive act it was. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index … Read More

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April16
April16
Weekly Market Commentary, April 16, 2019

The Markets The S&P 500 gained 0.6 percent last week and reached an all-time high (when dividends are included). A few banks reported solid earnings and indicated … Read More

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April12
April12
First Quarter of 2019 Brings a Welcome Reversal

Last year, Barron’s published a group of market strategists’ expectations for 2019 performance. The article came out in mid-December, before the steep year-end stock market decline. At … Read More

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April9
April9
Weekly Market Commentary, April 9, 2019

The Markets The S&P 500 soared 2.1 percent last week. Better-than-expected economic data from the United States and China reduced the risk of a global recession. The … Read More

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April5
April5
How Much Does It Cost to Make Money?

You may not have given it much thought, but it costs money to make money. In fact, the costs of the metals required to make some U.S. … Read More

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