5:39:25 PM EDT |
Hope Springs Eternal
The market is high on hope, hope we'll get some positive news on trade, and maybe we will.
11:43:14 PM EDT |
The Dow, Nasdaq and Russell stretched their winning streak to eight weeks.
5:30:58 PM EDT |
Retail sales took the market by surprise, the real surprise is that the market didn't care how bad the headline was.
5:25:01 PM EDT |
The market is moving higher on growing trade optimism despite mixed signals from Washington.
10:02:55 PM EDT |
Multiple headlines triggered significant buying interest ahead of option expiration.
5:37:36 PM EDT |
Backing and Filling
The equities market opened with a pop, extending Friday's rally, but gave up those gains to hug break-even most of the day.
7:41:54 PM EDT |
A nearly 100-point spike in the last three minutes of trading stretched the Dow's winning streak to seven weeks.
5:15:17 PM EDT |
No Trade Deal Yet
The market fell on renewed trade fears and could signal a general collapse in equity prices.
4:54:43 PM EDT |
Optimistic Market Treads Water
Equity indices barely budged as trade optimism grows.
9:20:55 PM EDT |
Market Melt Up
A lack of material news did not prevent the market from posting new gains.
5:22:02 PM EDT |
Drifting Higher, Outlook Dims
The market is quietly drifting higher while growth fear subsides and earnings outlook declines.
1:49:56 AM EDT |
Six Weeks and Counting
The Dow has gained nearly 3,500 points in six consecutive weeks of gains.
6:00:21 PM EDT |
Two Down, One To Go
The market moved higher on strong earnings and confirmation the FOMC is close to ending quantitative tightening.
4:37:30 PM EDT |
The Bull Is Back
The FOMC says it will take its foot off the so-called economic brakes and the market cheers; better than expected earnings helped too.
9:49:19 PM EDT |
The major indexes moved sideways again as they waited on Apple earnings.
3:04:41 PM EDT |
A bad report from Caterpillar and revised guidance from NVIDIA drug the indices lower.
9:22:17 PM EDT |
Saved by the Bell
Time on the clock expired before the Dow could slide into the loss column for the week.
4:51:36 PM EDT |
A Dose Of Reality
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross gave the market a dose of reality.
5:24:28 PM EDT |
Market Wobbles, Support Holds
The equity market tried to rebound from Tuesday losses but gains didn't hold. The good news is that support is still present.
9:12:08 PM EDT |
The administration reportedly cancelled a trade meeting and warned tariffs were coming.
10:00:36 PM EDT |
Back to 2017
The Dow and S&P closed on Friday within a couple points of where they closed 2017.
5:12:24 PM EDT |
With billions sitting in cash on the sidelines a rising market will attract may draw investors back to equities.
4:19:00 PM EDT |
Moving On Up
Equities markets shrugged off slowing growth, trade concerns, and a failed Brexit in favor of earnings.
9:24:33 PM EDT |
No Exit on Brexit
The market dipped but it did not drop after the Brexit vote.
5:16:05 PM EDT |
Global equities fell on weak data from China but an earnings-driven rally is brewing in the US.
9:06:28 PM EDT |
Another Perfect Day
The last two days have been almost perfect in terms of textbook bullish consolidation.
4:43:35 PM EDT |
Retail Sales Fall Short
Weaker than expected December comp-store sales dragged on markets but the news isn't really all that bad.
5:04:47 PM EDT |
Dovish Fed Lifts Stocks
The FOMC minutes reveal the committee is less hawkish than the policy statement led us to believe.
9:51:48 PM EDT |
This is almost a perfect market with minor intraday weakness and closing gains.
5:17:54 PM EDT |
Trade Talks Resume
US equities moved higher as trade talks resume, both sides indicate a willingness to work but Trump hasn't let up the verbal jabs.
9:18:54 PM EDT |
The markets rebounded from the most oversold conditions since the 2008 financial crisis.
7:45:03 PM EDT |
The massive reversal from the -660 drop on Thursday to a +747 spike on Friday should have the bears complaining of whiplash.
9:08:49 PM EDT |
One Bad Apple
All it takes is one bad apple to spoil the bunch.
6:20:46 PM EDT |
All Hope Is Not Lost
There are reasons to believe 2019 could be a good year for stocks.