In this week's recap: Vaccinations and declining case numbers result in economic optimism; Fed Chair says no change for now.
Stocks notched strong gains last week, paced by a string of solid economic reports and consensus‐beating corporate earnings.
Despite strong corporate earnings, stock prices closed lower after a volatile week of trading triggered by unprecedented activity in a handful of companies.
In this week's recap: A streak of optimism on fiscal stimulus and vaccines boosts the markets; Yellen tells Congress to "act big."
Markets drifted lower last week as uninspired investors digested mixed news on the economic front.
In this week's recap: Despite continued COVID‐19 woes and unrest in Washington D.C., the stock market starts 2021 on a high.
Stocks moved higher during a holiday‐shortened week of trading, capping off a turbulent, but otherwise strong year for equity investors.
Stocks climbed higher amid the COVID‐19 vaccine rollout and an improving outlook for a fiscal stimulus bill.
In this week's recap: Rising number of COVID‐19 cases and no progress on a stimulus bill lead to a bumpy week on Wall Street; U.K. anticipates "No‐Deal" for
In this week's recap: Promising signs of a fiscal stimulus package inspire an upward week for stocks; retailers' extended "Black Friday" sales produce mixed
In this week's recap: New COVID‐19 infections drive market anxieties, despite anticipated vaccines; Fed Chair Powell warns that continued infections may limit