Stocks continued their impressive start to 2018 this week. Traders are optimistic about economic growth so naturally we saw a rise in bank stocks after the first round of earnings reports were released on Friday.
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Stocks had trouble holding on to gains early in the week but large caps thrived off a string of good news to close in positive territory for the week. Small caps also came off their lows for the week after early trouble but it wasn't enough to wipe out the early losses.
Thanksgiving positive seasonality came through again this year. Stocks were up with small caps outperforming large caps.
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Stocks slipped this week as the Senate put out their version of the tax bill which had a few significant contrasts with the House version.
Stocks were mixed this week with earnings season wrapping up and the news coverage of the tax bill keeping investors on their toes. Earnings season added volatility to the end of October after seeing tight upward trading action to the first half of the month.
Stocks produced more gains and another record high after spending most of the week below Monday's open. It seemed as though the bears were finally making their move and we were going to see a shift in the recent momentum.
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