Brands Rise

Indices closed with gains on Wednesday. Brands including Caterpillar and DowDuPont bolstered the Dow’s ascent while Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet led Nasdaq advancers. Stocks stepped up amid news of progress in U.S.-China trade talks. On another note, consumer prices held steady in November. The Consumer Price Index was unchanged, matching economists’ expectations. Looking elsewhere,…

Mixed Moves

Stocks traded mixed on Tuesday. The Dow and S&P 500 shed some points while the Nasdaq closed slightly in the green zone. Consumer Staples led S&P 500 advancers. Financials and Industrials lagged for the session. Moves were mixed on a variety of economic news. Producer prices ticked up in November. The Producer Price Index edged…

Brands Rise

Indices closed in green territory on Monday. Stocks rebounded in late afternoon momentum. Gains among technology brands such as Microsoft, IBM and Intel bolstered the Dow’s ascent while Northrop Grumman led advancers on the S&P 500. On another note, Apple tacked on 0.66% after a court in China granted an injunction limiting the sale of…

Money Talks – December 8, 2018

This week on “Money Talks,” Research Analyst Nick Antonucci, CVA, CEPA, is joined by Managing Associate D.J. Barker, CWS®, Associate Melanie Wells, CFP®, and fellow Research Analyst Jacob Keen to discuss the week’s volatility and how many stocks in the S&P 500 Index were in bear market territory. They also discuss the ISM Manufacturing Index, the Fed’s Beige Book, International Trade, and the ISM Services Index. D.J. and Melanie take a closer look at some of the year-end financial moves you can make. The experts also answer listeners’ questions on stocks you can buy children to get them involved in their future and recent IPO YETI Holdings.