Market Week: June 27, 2016

Market Week: June 27, 2016

The Brexit referendum vote sent a tidal wave of negative returns throughout the world's stock markets, including the indexes listed here. The large-cap Dow lost over 270 points on the week and, along with the S&P 500, dropped over 1.50% from the prior week. In fact, with this week's performance, gains that had been made over the close of 2015 have been given back as each of the indexes listed here are below their 2015 closing values.

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Market Week: March 21, 2016

Market Week: March 21, 2016

After a fifth consecutive week of gains, both the S&P 500 and the Dow have finally surpassed their 2015 year-end closing values. The Dow gained 389 points to close up 2.26%, while the S&P 500 increased 1.35% over the prior week. In fact, each of the indexes listed here posted gains by last week's end and are edging toward positive territory for the year. Late-week gains were likely influenced by the Fed's decision to refrain from raising interest rates, at least until it meets again in April.

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