Weekly ViewPoint

Guggenheim Investments' Mike Schwager offers his weekly views on the market. Mr. Schwager, Chief Market Strategist for Guggenheim Investments, is responsible for analyzing trends in the economy and financial markets.


August 16, 2021

Strong Earnings Continue to Power the Market Higher

Stocks finished the week mostly higher with the Dow, the S&P 500 and Wilshire 5000 all closing at new all-time highs.

August 09, 2021

Job Market Continues to Heal

Stocks finished the week higher on another round of strong earnings reports and data showing the US economy added nearly 1.9 million jobs over the past two months.

August 02, 2021

Down Week but a Solid Month of July

Stocks finished the week lower as investors digested a slew of earnings reports, the outcome to the two-day FOMC meeting, a rise in delta variant coronavirus cases, and uncertainty surrounding the approval of the infrastructure stimulus package.

July 26, 2021

Strong Earnings Lead to New Market Highs

Stocks finished the week higher with the S&P 500 closing at a new all-time high.

July 19, 2021

Markets Break Three Week Winning Streak

Stocks finished the week mostly lower, with the S&P 500 breaking a three-week winning streak, as investors weighed another round of higher than expected inflation readings, mixed signals from the Fed, rising coronavirus infections, and some lackluster economic data.

June 28, 2021

Potential for More Stimulus Lifts Stocks

Stocks finished the week solidly higher with the S&P, Nasdaq, and Wilshire indices posting fresh all-time highs during the week.

June 21, 2021

A "Hawkish" Pivot Spooks the Market

Stocks finished the week broadly lower after the Federal Reserve signaled that they may raise rates sooner than expected.

June 14, 2021

Market Looks Past Hot Inflation Report

Stocks finished the week mostly higher with the S&P 500 posting a third consecutive weekly gain and closing at a new all-time high.

May 24, 2021

Choppy Week Ends with Mixed Performance

The major market indices finished the week mixed to lower with the S&P 500 posting its second straight week of losses.

May 17, 2021

Are Inflation Expectations Too Inflated?

The major market indices finished the week lower, in very choppy trading activity, as solid gains in the latter half of the week were outweighed by broad losses during the early part of the week.

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