Financial Advisors Focused On Earnings Reports

The main US stock market indices inched up higher in February amid a strong earnings season that offset ongoing political turmoil and trade concerns. The S&P 500 closed the month up 2.88%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced by 3.40%. The NASDAQ Composite gained 3.70%. February saw the bulk of the fourth-quarter earnings season conclude. According to FactSet, by March 1, 96% of companies in the S&P 500 reported their results for the quarter...

Financial Advisors Put Pfizer in Spotlight On The Back of Trial Updates As Major Developments Shake Market In December

After having had a choppy start of 2018, the US stock market had a rough ending as well. Not only did all three major stock indexes lose ground, but they actually gave up all of their gains and ended the year in the red. There were several reasons behind the “bloodshed” in the markets last month. Mainly, investors were concerned about the trade issues with China, the Fed’s hawkish approach to interest rates and sluggish global growth...

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