On Friday, July 20, stocks lost a small amount of ground after President Trump escalated his threats of increasing tariffs on China.  However, strong quarterly earnings reports from several large companies helped provide balance in the markets.  For the week, domestic indexes experienced little movement, as the S&P gained 0.02%, the Dow was up 0.15%, and the NASDAQ dropped 0.07%.  International stocks in the MSCI EAFE had slightly more change, with a 0.63% gain.

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