Weekly Economic Update 8-6-18

Tech and mid-cap stocks performed best last week following strong second-quarter corporate earnings reports. Led by the Nasdaq, each of the benchmark indexes listed here posted gains last week, except for the Global Dow. The S&P 500 enjoyed solid returns and is over 6.0% ahead of its 2017 year-end value. The Dow, which tracks 30 large-cap stocks, ticked up slightly. The small caps of the Russell 2000 bumped over 0.50% higher and are almost 9.0% above last year’s close. Click here to read the full market update.