2020 Archive: The Week In Review

September 18, 2020

The major averages fell on Friday to end a volatile week as investors continued to dump shares of high-flying tech companies. The Dow... Read More

September 11, 2020

The major averages finished mixed with the Nasdaq Composite declining once again in another volatile session on Friday as the continuing tech sell-off... Read More

September 4, 2020

The major averages closed lower for a second day on Friday after a wild session as money came out of tech stocks once... Read More

August 28, 2020

Stocks rose on Friday to wrap up another strong week on a high note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average erased its losses... Read More

August 21, 2020

The major averages rose once again led by Apple and the rest of the tech sector. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the... Read More

August 14, 2020

The major averages finished basically unchanged as the S&P 500 once again failed to overtake its February record highs. Traders also pored over... Read More

August 7, 2020

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 eked out small gains on Friday, shaking off concerns over rising U.S.-China tensions and ongoing... Read More

July 31, 2020

The major averages wiped out earlier losses and closed higher on Friday as the biggest tech companies and market leaders, Amazon, Apple and... Read More

July 24, 2020

The major averages pulled back once again to wrap up a volatile week of trading with tech shares struggling and U.S.-China tensions rising.... Read More

July 17, 2020

The major averages closed mixed to end a volatile week with some of the air coming out the highflying tech sector. The Dow... Read More

July 10, 2020

The major averages rose throughout the day on news of improving drug treatments raising hopes for an economic recovery following the recent resurgence... Read More

July 3, 2020

The major averages finish out the abbreviated week on an up note as investors cheer a bigger-than-expected increase in jobs in June as... Read More

June 26, 2020

The major averages fell sharply on Friday due to a spike in coronavirus cases and news Texas will roll back some of its... Read More

June 19, 2020

The major averages finish lower reversing previous gains as a number of headlines raise concerns about a resurgence in the coronavirus and a... Read More

June 12, 2020

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June 5, 2020

The major averages finished a stellar week on Wall Street with a more than 2% rally on Friday due to a surprisingly good... Read More

May 29, 2020

The major averages recovered into the close erasing losses earlier in the session, as traders breathed a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump signaled no changes to the trade deal with China despite rising tensions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 17 points weighed down by the financials. The S&P 500 finished up 14 points at 3044. The Nasdaq Composite jumped 1.2% as chip stocks rallied. Read More

May 22, 2020

The major averages closed little changed on Friday as investors capped a strong week of gains amid optimism around a potential coronavirus... Read More

May 15, 2020

The major averages finished in the green, but capped the week with significant losses due to a slew of somber economic reports and increasing tensions between China and the U.S. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced just 60 points, or 0.25%, to 23,685 ending the week lower by 2.65%. Earlier in the day, the 30-stock average dropped more than 270 points marking the second straight day for a sharp reversal. Read More

May 8, 2020

The major averages finished strong following the ugliest monthly jobs report ever. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded up 450 points or 1.9%.... Read More

May 1, 2020

The major averages slumped to start the month of May after the best month of April in over 18 years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 622 points, or 2.5%, at 23,723 as Dow Inc and Exxon Mobil each fell more than 7%. The S&P 500 dropped 2.8% to 2,830 while the Nasdaq Composite closed 3.2% lower at 8,604 as even tech titan Amazon fell 7% following earnings. Read More

April 24, 2020

The major averages closed higher to finish a roller coaster week thanks to oil prices clawing back from historic losses earlier in the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 260 points higher, or 1.1%, at 23,775. The S&P 500 gained 1.4% to close at 2,836 while the Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.7% to 8,634. Tech was the best-performing sector in the S&P 500 today, gaining 2.1% as Apple climbed over 2% as their CEO told President Trump he expects a V shape recovery. Read More

April 17, 2020

The major averages surged today following a report from a Chicago hospital saying coronavirus patients treated with Gilead's experimental drug, remdesivir recovered rapidly... Read More

April 9, 2020

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April 3, 2020

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March 27, 2020

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March 20, 2020

The major averages attempted to rally on Friday, but failed, concluding one of the most volatile weeks on Wall Street ever as investors... Read More

March 13, 2020

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March 6, 2020

The major averages finished in the red, but up for the week thanks to a nice recovery into the close. The Dow Jones... Read More

February 28, 2020

The major averages tumbled once again but closed well off the lows as the spread of the coronavirus remains front and center. The... Read More

February 21, 2020

The major averages fell sharply on Friday after the number of new coronavirus cases in more countries fueled worries over a pronounced global... Read More

February 14, 2020

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February 7, 2020

The major averages pulled back to end the week after making new highs for the year. Worries over the coronavirus' impact on the... Read More

January 31, 2020

The major averages fell sharply on Friday, wiping out the Dow Jones Industrial Average's gain for January, as investors grew increasingly worried about... Read More

January 24, 2020

The major averages pulled back after the second U.S. case of the deadly coronavirus was confirmed, stoking concerns over the sickness' impact on... Read More

January 17, 2020

The major averages wrapped up a solid weekly performance with new record levels, strong global economic data... Read More

January 10, 2020

The major averages pulled back on Friday, reversing from all-time highs, as investors digested weaker-than-expected jobs data to end a volatile week full... Read More

January 3, 2020

The major averages pulled back following the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iran's top military commander, sending oil prices surging and ratcheting... Read More