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February 2018 market recap: Stocks bounce back after volatility rocks markets
March 5, 2018 | Gene Walden, Senior Finance Editor
After being rocked by heavy losses in early February, the stock market staged a comeback through the remainder of the month, but still fell short, finishing February with a loss for the first time in 15 months. The S&P 500® Index ended the month down 3.89%.
Job growth streak continues in January
February 8, 2018 | Mark Simenstad, Chief Investment Strategist
U.S. employers continued to add jobs in January for the 88th consecutive month, with an estimated 200,000 new nonfarm jobs added to the workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report issued February 2
What's behind the drop in stocks?
February 6, 2018 | Mark Simenstad, Chief Investment Strategist
After suffering the biggest stock market drop since 2011 on Monday, February 5, the stock market bounced into positive territory Tuesday.
February 2018 market outlook
February 5, 2018 | Mark Simenstad, Chief Investment Strategist
When short-term interest rates get as high as long-term rates, it usually means that something within the economy is slightly out of whack.
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