Market Update 2017 Archives





Market Update - Thursday 02/16/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded little changed, for a change. The DJIA added by 7 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 4 points (0.0%).

Can anything stop this Runaway Trump Train Bull Market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Wednesday 02/15/17 4:00 PM EST
The balloon continues to inflate as US stocks took off yet again. The DJIA jumped another 106 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 36 points (0.6%), both to new all-time highs.

Can anything stop this Runaway Trump Train Bull Market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Tuesday 02/14/17 4:00 PM EST
The balloon continues to inflate as US stocks took off again. The DJIA jumped another 92 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 18 points (0.3%), both to new all-time highs.

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "now what?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Monday 02/13/17 4:00 PM EST
The balloon continues to inflate as US stocks took off again. The DJIA soared 142 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 30 points (0.5%), both to new all-time highs.

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "now what?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Friday 02/10/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks are firmly in the 5th Dimension: "Up, Up and Away!" The DJIA gained 97 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 19 points (0.4%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "now what?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Thursday 02/09/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks took off at the open, taking the markets to new highs before pulling back a bit in thto the close. The DJIA jumped 118 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 32 points (0.5%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "now what?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Wednesday 02/08/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mixed in relatively quiet trading today. The DJIA dropped 36 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 8 points (0.1%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "now what?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Tuesday 02/07/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks spiked higher at the open, but then reversed and gave back much of the gains by the close. The DJIA added 38 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 10 points (0.2%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "now what?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Monday 02/06/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks edged lower in quiet trading today. The DJIA slipped 19 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ lost 3 points (0.0%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "now what?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Friday 02/03/17 4:00 PM EST
The Trump Bull Market Train got back on track today as Wall Street focused on the strong jobs report. The DJIA gained 186 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ added 30 points (0.5%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "what now?" Is this the start of a new bull market? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 02/02/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks were little changed in quiet trading today (for a change). The DJIA gained 6 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ also added 6 points (0.1%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "what now?" Will the Trump Train keep on rolling? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Wednesday 02/01/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks jumped at the open, but then gave back about half of the early gains by the close. The DJIA gained 25 points (0.1%). The NASDAQ added 28 points (0.5%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "what now?" Will the Trump Train keep on rolling? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Tuesday 01/31/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks got rocked again today at the open, but recovered in the afternoon to close mixed. The DJIA ended down 107 points (0.5%). The NASDAQ gained a point (0.0%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question now is "what now?" Will the Trump Train keep on rolling? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Monday 01/30/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks got rocked today, following the brouhaha over president Trump's executive order restricting immigration to the US. The DJIA slid 122 points (0.6%), bring the average back below the much-watched 20,000 level to 19,971. The NASDAQ dropped 47 points (0.8%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "what now?" Will the Trump Train keep on rolling? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Friday 01/27/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks continued to consolidate recent gains, and traded mixed today. The DJIA slipped 7 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 5 points (0.1%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question is "what now?" Will the Trump Train keep on rolling? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Thursday 01/26/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks consolidated recent gains and traded mixed today. The DJIA tacked on another 32 points (0.2%) to 20,100. The NASDAQ slipped a point (0.0%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question now is "what now?" Will the Trump Train keep on rolling? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Wednesday 01/25/17 4:00 PM EST
They're "partying like it was 2000" on Wall Street as the DJIA finally did it, closing above the much-watched 20,000 level. The DJIA soared 155 points (0.8%) to 20,068. The NASDAQ jumped 55 points (1.0%).

After surpassing the much-watched DJIA 20,000 level, the big question now is "what now?" Will the Trump Train keep on rolling? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Tuesday 01/24/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks took off at the opening bell and didn't look back. The DJIA gained 112 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ surged 49 points (0.8%).

So what will the new president bring for the markets? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Monday 01/23/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks opened sharply lower but then rallied in the afternoon to cut the day's losses. The DJIA ended down 27 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slipped 2 points (0.0%).

So what will the new president bring for the markets? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Friday 01/20/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks celebrated Donald Trump's inauguration with a solid gain. The DJIA jumped 94 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ gained 15 points (0.3%).

So what will the new president bring for the markets? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Thursday 01/19/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks dropped, as "all eyes" are on Washington DC and incoming president Donald Trump. The DJIA dropped for the fourth straight day, briefly falling below 19,700 before bouncing a bit to close down 72 points (0.4%). The DJIA has now lost 300 points since missing 20,000 "by that much" nearly two weeks ago. The NASDAQ fell 16 points (0.3%).

What will the new president bring for the markets? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Wednesday 01/18/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks zigged and zagged in a relatively narrow range and ended mixed. The DJIA dropped 22 points (0.1%) to 19,805 and the NASDAQ gained 16 points (0.3%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Tuesday 01/17/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks opened to the downside, then tried to rally, but sold off sharply into the close. The DJIA dropped 59 points (0.3%) to 19,827 and the NASDAQ lost 36 points (0.6%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Monday 01/16/17
US markets closed in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Dr. Martin Lutehr King, Jr.


Market Update - Friday 01/13/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mixed again. The DJIA dipped 5 points (0.0%) to 19,886 and the NASDAQ surged 26 points (0.5%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Thursday 01/12/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks plunged at the opening, but then reversed course and mounted a strong rally in the afternoon to close lower but well off the morning lows. The DJIA ended down 63 points (0.3%) to 19,891. The NASDAQ slipped 16 points (0.3%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Wednesday 01/11/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a higher close. The DJIA led the way, gaining 89 points (0.5%) to 19,855. The NASDAQ tacked on 6 points (0.1%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Tuesday 01/10/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks again traded mixed, as again the DJIA pulled away from the elusive 20,000 goal line. The DJIA dropped 22 points (0.1%) to 19,855. The NASDAQ continued its run to new highs, gaining another 20 points (0.3%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Monday 01/09/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mixed, as yet again the DJIA pulled away from the elusive 20,000 goal line. The DJIA dropped 76 points (0.4%) to 19,887. The NASDAQ continued its run to new highs, gaining another 11 points (0.2%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Friday 01/06/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks opened lower but then turned on the rockets to close higher. The DJIA came within an inch of the magical 20,000 target before retreating in the final hour to close at 19,963, up 64 points (0.3%). The NASDAQ added 36 points (0.6%) to a new record high.

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 01/05/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks opened lower and kept on going until about noon, when all of a sudden it reversed and rallied. The DJIA cut its loses to close down only 42 points (0.2%). The NASDAQ added 10 points (0.3%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Wednesday 01/04/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks rallied toady, bringing the DJIA within striking distance of the 20,000 target. The DJIA gained 609 points (0.3%) to 19,942 and the NASDAQ surged 48 points (0.9%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Tuesday 01/03/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks jumped at the open and then zigged and zagged to close solidly higher. The DJIA gained 119 points (0.8%) to 19,881 and the NASDAQ surged 46 points (0.9%).

Will the "Trump bull market" ever carry the DJIA to 20,000? If it does, the big question is "what then?" What will the new year bring for the markets? Will the bears ever come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!


Market Update - Monday 01/02/17
US and most world markets are closed today in celebration of the new year.

Happy New YEar





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