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By Kevin Matras
Executive Vice President
Zacks Investment Research

Stocks Hit Pause Yesterday After Strong Start To The Week

Stocks closed modestly lower yesterday after the Dow and S&P set new all-time highs the day before.

Last week's fantastic jobs report sent stocks soaring on Monday, and helped underpin stocks yesterday.

The economic numbers we have been getting are showing an economy that is rapidly improving, and primed for big growth ahead.

In other news, yesterday's Redbook report showed same store retail sales up 10.6% on a y/y basis, up from last month's snapshot of 9.8%.

Later today we'll get a look at housing with the MBA Mortgage Applications report. We'll also get a look at trade with the International Trade in Goods and Services report. And we'll get the FOMC Minutes.

The Senate will soon take up the latest $2.25 trillion infrastructure package, and the proposed corporate tax increase to pay for it.

And the administration is expected to unveil an additional stimulus package later this month, which could equal another $1 trillion, and a whole new set of tax hikes to pay for it, this time by individuals.

In the meantime, the market is focused on the impressive economic recovery that's underway, and which only looks to get stronger.

And that means it looks like stocks have a lot more upside to go.

See you tomorrow,

Kevin Matras

Executive Vice President, Zacks Investment Research


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