Tuesday, August 4, 2020

All posts by Francisco Rodríguez-Castro

  • Market roundup for Aug. 4

    SAN JUAN — The U.S. stock market finished higher for a third day in a row amid wide-ranging optimism that Washington is near an agreement on the Coronavirus Phase 4 Stimulus Package.  With the Senate’s summer recess...

    • Posted August 4, 2020
  • Market roundup for Aug. 3

    U.S. and European stock markets began the week higher, led by a wave of mergers and acquisitions

    • Posted August 3, 2020
  • THINK STRATEGICALLY: President Trump’s Cry for Help

    The 122% rise in Puerto Rico cases is concerning

    • Posted August 3, 2020
  • Market roundup for July 31

    Month in Markets—July 2020: U.S. GDP contraction, surge in COVID-19 cases, tech stocks sway markets

    • Posted July 31, 2020
  • Market roundup for July 30

    SAN JUAN — Global stock markets fell sharply Wednesday as two economic reports presented a dire picture of the significant damage the coronavirus pandemic has inflicted on the U.S. and German economies. In the United States, real...

    • Posted July 30, 2020
  • Market roundup for July 29

    SAN JUAN — The U.S. stock market rose Wednesday after the Federal Reserve Bank’s Open Market Committee left its benchmark interest rate at almost zero. However, the Fed forewarned that the U.S. economic recovery will depend entirely...

    • Posted July 29, 2020
  • Market roundup for July 28

    SAN JUAN — The U.S. stock market closed down Tuesday, as some of America’s best-known companies reported dismal results for the second quarter of 2020. The list includes McDonald’s, 3M and Harley-Davidson.  McDonald’s (MCD): Revenue dropped to $3.76...

    • Posted July 28, 2020
  • Market roundup for July 27

    SAN JUAN — The U.S. stock market finished Monday higher, with investors betting that corporate earnings will provide a much-needed lift. Another matter investors mind is the Senate Republicans’ proposal for “Stimulus 4,” which includes the following...

    • Posted July 27, 2020
  • THINK STRATEGICALLY: The Fear of Failure Lost & Found

    Companies that defied the odds More often than not, fear of failure is one of the most significant barriers to success. Fear stops most people from making substantial changes in their lives, such as changing jobs, becoming...

    • Posted July 27, 2020
  • Market roundup for July 24

    SAN JUAN — U.S. and global markets took a dive, closing the week down. Increasing diplomatic tensions between the United States and China have sparked renewed concern over the world’s trade and political stability. Intel, the world’s...

    • Posted July 24, 2020