Stocks resumed their decline on Monday, triggered apparently by the latest global trouble spot: Hong Kong, where protests against the government swelled over the weekend. [Read more...]
One week off all-time highs in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the latest week saw more market volatility – in stocks, bonds and FX – than has been seen for some time. Follow the link below to our report with tables on last week’s markets.
Down days had a 3-to-2 edge on up days this past week, and the Dow Jones Industrials ended the week 167 points or 1.0% lower as a result. Other U.S. stock indexes generally had deeper declines and shallower rebounds during the week, and consequently had bigger losses for the full week: S&P 500, -1.4%; NASDAQ, -1.5%; S&P 600 SmallCaps, -2.2%; and S&P 400 MidCaps, -2.3%.