Week in Review August 17, 2018

U.S. stocks ended the week mixed for the second week in a row although this time blue chips had the edge over tech stocks.

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Week in Review August 10, 2018

A sharp drop in the Turkish lira set off a global decline in stocks and a rush to sovereign bonds on Friday, pushing most of the major U.S. and European equity indexes into the red for the week.

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Week in Review August 3, 2018

A Goldilocks U.S. jobs report for July helped stocks end last week on a positive note.

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Week in Review July 27, 2018

Stocks were mostly higher last week but some high-profile tech names took a hit.

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Week in Review July 20, 2018

A lot of investors and traders appeared to be on vacation last week based on the overall lack of movement in stock prices, although those that were around were selling long-term bonds.

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Week in Review July 13, 2018

Stocks continued to head higher to open the second half of the year.

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Week in Review July 6, 2018

U.S. stocks got off to a positive start to the second half of the year, helped by another strong jobs report.

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