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Marketwatch June 2022

Marketwatch June 2022

The NASDAQ dropped -9.81% in May, the DOW dropped -5.50% and the S&P 500 eked out a marginal gain rising 0.01%. However, that small one-month advance belies just how volatile trading was in May. The broader market index experienced 10 daily moves of at least 1% in...
Marketwatch May 2022

Marketwatch May 2022

The month of April saw markets lose (8.8%) for S&P 500 while the Dow lost (4.9%) and the NASDAQ lost (13.3%). I am a worried optimist – I say that because while I’m worried, I am also optimistic that we will not see the horrific economic challenges of the 1970s...
Marketwatch – April 2022

Marketwatch – April 2022

The month of March saw a reasonable rebound from February as the S&P 500 gained 3.6 %, while the and the Dow gained 2.2 %. However, the 1st quarter was not kind to investors. For the quarter the NASDAQ lost 9%, the Dow lost 4.6% and the S&P 500 lost 4.9%....
Marketwatch – March 2022

Marketwatch – March 2022

February was not kind to the markets with volatility returning with a vengeance. The S&P 500 finished the month down (3.0)%, while the Nasdaq Composite finished (4.9)% and the Dow finished (3.5)%. Last month we wrote: …. For these reasons, investors will do well...
Marketwatch – February 2022

Marketwatch – February 2022

The S&P 500 finished January down (5.26)%, while the Nasdaq Composite finished (8.98)% and the Dow finished (3.32)%. After a rocky start to the year, U.S. equity markets are in or near correction territory and the NASDAQ is near bear market territory....
Marketwatch – January 2022

Marketwatch – January 2022

The S&P 500 2021 positive +26.89%, while the Nasdaq Composite finished +21.39% and the Dow finished the year +18.73%. The year, while it seemed volatile because of headline news, only had one pullback greater than 5%. The average is 3 dips in the market that land...