July 30, 2018 – Examining Economic Growth

Markets experienced a push-and-pull last week between data indicating strong economic growth and lagging performance from several tech stocks’ earnings reports.[1] Domestic indexes had mixed results, as the S&P 500 gained 0.61%, the Dow was up 1.57%, and the NASDAQ dropped 1.06%.[2]International stocks in the MSCI EAFE had more of an uptick, gaining 1.32% for the…