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Stock prices retreated again last week as inflation surprised to the upside, significantly reducing the probability of a Fed rate cut in June. First-quarter earnings expectations have been lowered from 3.4% at the end of March, down to 0.9% by the end of the week.

Stock prices pulled back last week from record highs as there was growing sentiment that an initial interest-rate cut could be pushed into the second half of this year. Minneapolis Fed President Kashkari made headlines by stating that it's possible the Fed might not cut rates this year if inflation continues to show signs of cooling.

Stock prices generally advanced last week as the S&P 500 reached another new record high. Investors responded favorably to economic data as equity market breadth improved, resulting in strong monthly gains across a wider group of stocks for the month of March.

Stock prices rose last week as the Fed struck a dovish tone and the S&P 500 reached a new record high. Investors responded favorably to the Fed’s decision to hold on rate cuts until they are more confident that inflation will not reaccelerate. Small and mid-cap stocks underperformed their large cap peers and growth generally outperformed value.

Equities were mostly lower on the week as inflation concerns drove yields higher. It was a risk-off week as small and mid-cap stocks underperformed. Value slightly outperformed growth, and large-cap stocks were only modestly lower. Large-value was the best-performing size and style.

Equities ended a volatile week modestly higher as investors digested conflicting labor data. Style trends reversed as value outperformed growth. Mid-cap stocks outperformed large and small-cap stocks.

Equities were mostly higher on the week as inflation data was in line with expectations. Markets broadened out as mid and small-cap stocks outperformed large, but style trends continued with growth outperforming value.

Most equity indexes moved higher last week on the back of strong Q4 earnings reports. The S&P 500 ended the week 1.68% higher after experiencing its best day in over a year on Thursday.

Stock prices pulled back slightly as the S&P 500 experienced its first weekly decline since the start of the year. The week did bring some favorable earnings surprises, with the estimated earnings growth rate now at 3.2%, up from 2.8% a week ago and 1.5% at the end of the fourth quarter.

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