Despite a hurricane-impacted loss of 33,000 jobs in September, Friday’s employment report came in better than expected in other respects, raising prospects of a rate increase by the Federal Reserve later this year.
Week in Review September 1, 2017
Despite Hurricane Harvey and renewed tensions with North Korea, U.S. stocks were broadly higher last week, propelled by a string of solid economic reports.
Week in Review August 4, 2017
The three big U.S. stock indexes had mixed results for the third straight week, with the Dow having the best gain and NASDAQ losing ground for the second straight week.