Week in Review June 16, 2017

Week in Review June 16, 2017

U.S. stocks finished mixed again last week, with NASDAQ falling for the second week in a row, the first time that’s happened in two months.

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Week in Review June 9, 2017

Week in Review June 9, 2017

U.S. stocks closed mixed for the week, with big technology stocks selling off sharply Friday afternoon.

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Week in Review June 2, 2017

Week in Review June 2, 2017

Friday’s unexpectedly weak jobs report for May, which sent long-term bond yields down to their lowest levels since last November, calls into question the Federal Reserve’s likelihood to raise interest rates at its June meeting.

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Week in Review May 26, 2017

Week in Review May 26, 2017

U.S. stocks got back on the winning track last week as the markets headed into the Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer.

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Week in Review May 19, 2017

Week in Review May 19, 2017

Despite suffering their biggest one-day decline of the year on Wednesday, stocks managed to rebound on Thursday and Friday to end the week with relatively minimal damage.

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Week in Review May 12, 2017

Week in Review May 12, 2017

In contrast to all the noise coming out of Washington, Wall Street was pretty quiet this week, with the major stock indexes closing narrowly mixed.

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Week in Review May 5, 2017

Week in Review May 5, 2017

U.S stocks rose for the third straight week, with the S&P 500 and NASDAQ closing Friday at all-time highs, propelled by strong corporate earnings and a rebound in jobs.

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