Samantha Dewitt

Closing for the stock market was tempered today by news of President-Elect Biden’s plan for a nearly $2 trillion stimulus package. Not to mention the current impeachment news that has shaken up the entire country. The Dow Jones fell 0.57% to close at 30,814.26. The NASDAQ fell 0.87% to close at 12,998.50 and the S&P
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It’s been a running joke in investment circles that value stocks are on the verge of breaking out, and time and time again those making those projections just get pushed back. Now, however, a large investment group is putting their weight behind that idea. Vanguard Group, with their asset management portfolio of $6.2 trillion is
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The stock market saw a drop across the board today with all three major New York stock exchanges showing a decrease over the day. The Dow Jones saw a drop of 0.22% to close at 30,991.52. The NASDAQ dropped 0.12% to 13,112.64 and the S&P 500 fell 0.38% to close at 3,795.54. STOXX Europe, on
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Stock markets around the world rallied in hopes of a major economic stimulus package will come quickly after the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on the 20th, and Goldman Sachs’ projects now that by the end of 2021 the S&P 500 will be at 4,300 points as a realistic outcome.   The chief of Goldman
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Benchmarks for the United States stock market trended slightly higher on opening today as data about inflation for the United States dollar remained stagnated and a vote from the House of Representatives about impeaching President Donald Trump one week before he leaves office coming today. On Tuesday the stock market moved back and forth from
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In something that has become a cliche for many who have scoffed at cryptocurrency before, Bitcoin has entered bear-market territory as in the last 48 hours it has dropped at least 20%. Bitcoin has always been known as volatile and has a history of massive price swings both up and down over its history. It’s
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Monday morning saw investors start their day by moving toward more conservative options with futures for precious metals like gold bouncing around as the global stock markets saw decreases and BitCoin, the modern rival to gold had a major price correction after a rally to $40,000. Also the United States dollar remained buoyant and may
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Following yesterday’s chaos at the Capital, it seems the stock market is coming back up as we head into the weekend. The Dow Jones finished up 0.18% to close at 31,097.97. The NASDAQ closed up 1.03% to finish at 13,201.98 and the S&P 500 closed up 0.55% to finish at 3,824.68. STOXX Europe also saw
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The stock market showed some mixed results today with the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 coming in up but the NASDAQ coming in on a low. The Dow Jones closed up 1.44% to close at 30,829.40. The NASDAQ closed down 0.61% to finish at 12,740.79 and the S&P 500 closed up 0.57% to finish
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It appears that measures to protect the public from the coronavirus pandemic hit back at private employers at the end of 2020 as private sector employment fell in December and cases, hospitalizations, and deaths from the coronavirus grew across much of the country. Employers who are active in the private sector were caught with dropping
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The first major business transaction of 2021 was set in motion on Wednesday morning as Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., the company that owns Walgreens pharmacies, announced that it has decided to sell a majority of its Alliance Healthcare business to the pharmaceutical product and services provider AmerisourceBergen Corp. in a $6.5 billion deal. The transaction
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The market is trending back up again, though it’s unclear just what might be pushing things in a positive direction. The Dow Jones rebounded up 0.24% to close at 30,409.56. The NASDAQ closed up 0.15% to finish at 12,870.00 and the S&P 500 closed up 0.13% to finish at 3,732.04. On the other hand, STOXX
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The stock market is looking pretty good coming out of the holiday and heading into the end of the year. With all three major New York exchanges reporting improvement over the market today. The Dow Jones closed up 0.68% at 30,403.97. The NASDAQ closed up 0.74% at 12,899.42 and the S&P 500 closed up 0.87%
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