Archive for November, 2017

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Weekly Market Update – 27 November 2017 BMO

More Record Highs A festive mood struck Wall Street this week and it translated into further gains for the major indices, which culminated in new record highs for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite. The Russell 2000 led the way as domestically-oriented small-cap stocks were pushed up on tax reform optimism. The Nasdaq Composite followed […]

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Weekly Market Update – 20 November 2017 BMO

Lots of Noise, Little Movement The U.S. equity market ended a busy week little changed, with the benchmark S&P 500 losing just 0.1%. Meanwhile, the Dow dropped 0.3% this week, while the Nasdaq and small-cap Russell 2000 outperformed, finishing with gains of 0.5% and 1.2%, respectively. Investors continued to keep an eye on Capitol Hill, […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 13 November 2017 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 13 November 2017 BMO

A Taxing Release Stocks got off to a good start this week, hitting new record highs on Monday and Wednesday, but retraced their gains in the latter half–a move that was nominally attributed to the release of the Senate’s tax reform bill. More likely, however, this week’s loss was the result of some profit taking […]

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Comments Off on Weekly Market Update – 06 November 2017 BMO

Weekly Market Update – 06 November 2017 BMO

Bulls Hurdle a Heap of Headlines The equity market moved higher once again this week, with all three major indices settling at fresh record highs. The tech-heavy Nasdaq led the charge, adding 0.9%, while the Dow and the S&P 500 climbed 0.5% and 0.3%, respectively. Small caps underperformed, sending the Russell 2000 lower by 0.9%. […]

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