AIMSTAR FINANCIAL INSIGHTS – July 19, 2024

Vikki Zhao PUBLISHED July 19, 2024, 5:00 PM EST. 6 min read.   The underlying narrative for equities over the last year has been the concentration of returns from Tech-centric areas. But for the last week, the equity market has go through a sell-off. The S&P 500 down 0.78% on Thursday. This followed up to […]

AIMSTAR FINANCIAL INSIGHTS – July 12, 2024

Vikki Zhao PUBLISHED July 12, 2024, 5:00 PM EST. 6 min read.   On Last Thursday, the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 dropped as shares of major tech companies and airlines plummeted, while stocks in other sectors poised to benefit from lower interest rates rose due to growing expectations that the Federal Reserve might soon […]

AIMSTAR FINANCIAL INSIGHTS – July 05, 2024

Vikki Zhao PUBLISHED July 05, 2024, 5:00 PM EST. 6 min read.   The second quarter of 2024 concluded with the S&P 500 up 15.3%, the Nasdaq Composite up 18.6%, and the Russell 2000 up 1.7% year-to-date. The Technology mega-caps significantly outperformed late in Q2 due to renewed AI enthusiasm, creating a narrow performance gap. […]

AIMSTAR FINANCIAL INSIGHTS – July 02, 2024

Vikki Zhao PUBLISHED July 02, 2024, 10:30 AM EST. 5 min read.   On Monday, U.S. stocks closed higher with technology stocks leading on the gains, and the Nasdaq Composite reached a new record high at the close, gained 146.70 points, or 0.83%. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 50.66 points, or […]

AIMSTAR FINANCIAL INSIGHTS – June 24, 2024

Vikki Zhao PUBLISHED June 24, 2024, 10:30 AM EST. 4 min read.   The major indices downward Last Friday. This is because this is the day marked by the quarterly expiration of options, which typically brings heightened trading volume. Despite this, the major indices have experienced significant gains over the week, hinting at a possible […]

AIMSTAR FINANCIAL INSIGHTS – June 17, 2024

Vikki Zhao PUBLISHED June 17, 2024, 11:30 AM EST. 6 min read. In a day marked by significant events, including a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and a Consumer Price Index (CPI) report, the S&P 500 reached new heights. The CPI indicated inflation was lower than expected, fueling expectations of further interest rate cuts […]

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