Philippe Berthoud |

The Markets (as of market close August 31, 2021)

The benchmark indexes enjoyed a solid August, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq

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Philippe Berthoud |

Stocks closed generally higher in July, despite a downturn at the end of the month. Second-quarter corporate earnings data was generally strong, although some

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After more than four years of international negotiations taking place mostly behind the scenes, 132 countries — representing more than 90% of worldwide gross

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Stocks were volatile in May, likely a reflection of strength in the U.S. economy as well as concerns about inflation and the timing of when the Federal Reserve

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