Category: Gradient Weekly Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended October 29, 2021 Stocks Major US equity indices were positive last week, with the S&P 500 rising 1.35%, the Russell adding 0.27% and the NASDAQ up 2.72%. Overseas, the developed markets (MSCI EAFE) eased 0.10% while the emerging markets (MSCI EM) lost 2.18%. […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended October 22, 2021 Stocks Major equities indices rose across the globe with the S&P 500 advancing1.66%, the Russell 2000 adding 1.14% and the NASDAQ rising 1.30%. Meanwhile the international developed markets (MSCI EAFE) rose   0.63% and the emerging markets (MSCI EM) gained 0.75%. […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

Stocks Equities were higher across all the major global indices. The US benchmark – the S&P 500 – rose 1.84%, the Russell 2000 added 1.47% and the NASDAQ gained 2.18%. Overseas, the developed markets (MSCI EAFE) rose 2.42% while the emerging markets (MSCI EM) gained 2.13%. In the US, mid- […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended October 1, 2021 Stocks All major equity indices were down last week as investors were concerned with the ongoing Chinese Evergrande issue and its potential to influence other markets, together with the global supply problems and rising energy costs. These issues along with […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended September 24, 2021 Stocks The major US stock indices were positive for the week with the S&P 500 up 0.52%, the Russell 2000 rising 0.51% and the NASDAQ edging up 0.03%. International stocks were down for the week on concerns surrounding the Chinese […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended September 17, 2021 StocksEquities were down across most of the major indices for another week as the inflation report suggested downward pressure on stock valuations, with the S&P 500 down 0.54%, the NASDAQ declining 0.46% and the Russell 2000 adding 0.45%. Overseas the […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended September 3, 2021 Stocks US equities moved higher again last week with the S&P 500 rising 0.62%, the Russell 2000 advancing 0.68% and the NASDAQ gaining 1.57%. Overseas markets were stronger, with the developed markets (MSCI EAFE) rising 1.80% and emerging markets (MSCI […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended August 13, 2021  Stocks Equities rose for the S&P 500 (up 0.75%) while the Russell 2000 declined 1.06% and the NASDAQ eased by 0.07%. Overseas, the international developed markets index (MSCI EAFE) gained 1.56% and the emerging markets index (MSCI EM) declined 0.84%. […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended July 23, 2021. Stocks The US market rallied last week. The S&P 500 was up 1.97% while small cap stocks (Russell 2000) were up 2.15%.  International stocks were more mixed, as the international developed markets (MSCI EAFE) were up 0.21% but emerging markets […]
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Weekly Market Commentary

All data is for the week ended June 26, 2021  Stocks All major stock indices were in positive territory last week.  In the US, the S&P 500 was up 2.76% and the Dow Jones Industrial Index was up 3.44%.  The overseas markets were positive as well, with international developed (MSCI […]
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