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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 04/05/2021 All data is for the week ended April 1, 2021. Markets were closed last Friday in observance of Good Friday.Stocks Stocks rose across all major global indices last week, with the benchmark S&P 500 rising 1.16% and the NASDAQ gaining 2.61%. The international developed […]
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Five Tips to Regain Your Retirement Savings Focus in 2021

In early 2020, 61% of U.S. workers surveyed said that retirement planning makes them feel stressed.1 Investor confidence was continually tested as the year wore on, and it’s likely that this percentage rose — perhaps even substantially. If you find yourself among those feeling stressed heading into the new year, […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 03/22/2021 All data is for the week ended March 19, 2021. Stocks Stock market indices dropped across most of the globe as U.S. interest rates rose (see Fixed Income below). The S&P 500 slipped 0.74%, the Russell 2000 dropped 2.76% and the NASDAQ edged down […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 03/08/2021 All data is for the week ended March 5, 2021. Stocks Stocks were mixed last week as interest rates rose, putting pressure on equities with higher valuations. The NASDAQ dropped 2.05%, the Russell 2000 edged down 0.38% and the S&P 500 rose 0.84%. Overseas, […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 03/01/2021 All data is for the week ended February 26, 2021. Stocks Rising interest rate concerns were apparent in the stock markets as yields rose quickly for the benchmark Treasuries and the broad U.S. index (S&P 500) retreated 2.41% for the week. The Russell 2000 […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Gradient Investments Weekly Talking Points 02/15/2021 All data is for the week ended February 12, 2021. Note the U.S. markets are closed today in observance of George Washington’s birthday. Stocks Equities rose for all the major global indices, with greater gains for higher risk stocks. The S&P 500 added 1.28%, the […]
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