Market Model (21 Jan'20)

Stocks slightly declined Tuesday after the first reported case in the U.S. of a dangerous pneumonialike virus that originated in central China. The Dow Jones index was also weighed down by a slide in shares of Boeing, which dropped 3.3%. The aerospace giant said it expects its 737 MAX jet will be grounded through mid-2020, following last year’s fatal crashes.

Market Model (16 Jan'20)

U.S. stocks closed at fresh highs Thursday as investors shifted to examining corporate earnings for hints about the economy. Morgan Stanley gained 6.6% after posting strong results and lifting its financial targets. Also, economic reports showed US retail sales rose at a steady pace to close out the holiday shopping season, while weekly unemployment claims fall.

Market Model (8 Jan'20)

U.S. stocks rose Wednesday, extending gains after remarks from Iranian officials and President Trump suggested both countries were hoping to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East. Tehran’s military response to the U.S.’s killing of a key Iranian general rattled markets overnight. But in the hours that followed, an initial selloff in stocks eased as investors reassessed the chances of a broader conflict.