Market Update 2017 Archives

 

Market Update - Thursday 11/16/17 4:00 PM EST

Turn-about is often fair play on Wall Street. US stocks rallied strongly, more than recovering yesterday's drop. The DJIA surged 188 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ jump 47 points (1.3%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 11/15/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks opened sharply lower and then edged higher into the close to cut the day's losses. The DJIA dropped 138 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ lost 31 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 11/14/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks turned lower today amid fears that tax reform may be put off for a couple of years. The DJIA dropped 40 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ lost 10 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Monday 11/13/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks edged higher in another day of quiet trading. The DJIA added 17 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gain 6 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Friday 11/10/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks turned in a narrowly mixed performance in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 40 points (0.2%) but the NASDAQ gained 10 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 11/09/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks had their first solid down day in quite some time, as fears that tax reform may be put off for a couple of years, though the day's losses were about cut in half by the close. The DJIA dropped 101 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ lost 39 points (0.6%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 11/08/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks gained a bit more ground in relatively quiet trading today. The DJIA added 9 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ lead the way higher by 21 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 11/07/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mixed in relatively quiet trading today. The DJIA added 9 points (0.1%) while the NASDAQ slipped 18 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Monday 11/06/17 4:00 PM EST
Another day, another gain for US stocks as the mania of Wall Street continues. The DJIA added 9 points (0.1%) while the NASDAQ lead the way, gaining 22 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Friday 11/03/17 4:00 PM EDT
Another day, another gain for US stocks as the mania of Wall Street continues. The DJIA added 23 points (0.1%) while the NASDAQ gained 49 points (0.7%).

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Market Update - Thursday 11/02/17 4:00 PM EDT
The mania on Wall Street continues as US stocks tracked mostly higher again today. The DJIA added 81 points (0.3%) while the NASDAQ slipped a point (0.0%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 11/01/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned modestly higher today, as many traders stayed focused on the drama playing out in NYC. The DJIA added 58 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slipped 11 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 10/31/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned modestly higher today, as many traders stayed focused on the drama playing out in DC. The DJIA added 29 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ also gained 29 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Monday 10/30/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned mostly lower today, with many traders focused on the drama playing out in DC. The DJIA dropped 85 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ slipped 2 points (0.0%).

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Market Update - Friday 10/27/17 4:00 PM EDT
Lead by tech  rockets  Amazon and Google, US stocks advance again. The DJIA gained thirty three and a third points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ soared 144 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Thursday 10/26/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned in a mixed performance following yesterday's minor sell-off. The DJIA gained 71 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ slipped 7 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 10/25/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks finally took a solid hit following the near continuous rally of late. The DJIA dropped 112 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ skidded 34 points (0.5%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 10/24/17 4:00 PM EDT
The rocket ship known as US stocks went back on course today. How long can it fly? The DJIA jumped another 168 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ added 12 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Monday 10/23/17 4:00 PM EDT
OMG! Stop the presses! US stocks actually declined today! Is the bull market over? Are the bears finally out of hibernation? 

Ya never know!

The DJIA dropped 65 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ fell 42 points (0.6%).

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Market Update - Friday 10/20/17 4:00 PM EDT
The rocket ship known as US stocks just keeps on flying. How long can it last? The DJIA jumped another 165 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ added 24 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Thursday 10/19/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened sharply lower, but headed straight up from there to close mixed. The DJIA ended higher by 5 points (0.1%). The NASDAQ fell 19 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 10/18/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks just keep on rising, like Yellowstone's Old Faithful. The DJIA surged another 160 points (0.7%) to 23,157. The NASDAQ ended flat for the second straight day.

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Market Update - Tuesday 10/17/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned in a mixed performance as the DJIA fell short of 23,000 again. DJIA gained 40 points (0.2%) to 22,997. The NASDAQ ended unchanged.

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Market Update - Monday 10/16/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks resumed their upward path to new record highs today. DJIA gained another 85 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ added 18 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Friday 10/13/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks resumed their upward path today. DJIA gained 30 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 14 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Thursday 10/12/17 4:00 PM EDT
It was another relatively rare day as Us stocks turned lower and Bitcoin blasted through $5,000 like the proverbial hot knife through butter. The DJIA dropped 32 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ gave back 12 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 10/11/17 4:00 PM EDT
Ho hum, another day another record high. Ding ding, somebody is ringing a bell. The DJIA gained 42 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 16 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 10/10/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks resumed their upward path today. DJIA gained 69 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ added 7 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Monday 10/09/17 4:00 PM EDT
OMG! The world is about to end! The bull market is over! The DJIA actually fell for two days in a row. The DJIA dropped 12 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gave back 10 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Friday 10/06/17 4:00 PM EDT
OMG! The world is about to end! The DJIA actually dropped today. The DJIA "plunged" 1.72 points. But have no fear, the NASDAQ "soared" 5 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 10/05/17 4:00 PM EDT
Unbelievably, the "Las Vegas Massacre Rally" actually accelerated today. The DJIA jumped another 113 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ surged 50 points (0.8%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 10/04/17 4:00 PM EDT
The "Las Vegas Massacre Rally" continued today. The DJIA gained another 20 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 3 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 10/03/17 4:00 PM EDT
There's really no other way to put it, but the "Las Vegas Massacre Rally" continued today. The DJIA gained another 84 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ added 15 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Monday 10/02/17 4:00 PM EDT
Who'da thunk that after the heinous mass murder spree in Las Vegas on Sunday night, US stocks would rally strongly the next day. Yet that is exactly how the markets reacted. The DJIA jumped 152 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ gained 20 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 09/27/17 4:00 PM EDT
After a few days of consolidation, US stocks moved higher. The DJIA gained 56 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ jumped 73 points (1.1%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 09/26/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks closed narrowly mixed in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA slipped 11 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 9 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Monday 09/25/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a moderately lower close. The DJIA dropped 53 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slid 56 points (0.9%).

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Market Update - Friday 09/22/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks closed little changed as Wall Street traders continued to consolidate the recent gains. The DJIA dropped 9 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 4 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 09/21/17 4:00 PM EDT
Wall Street traders finally took some profits off the table as stocks fell for the first time in a week. The DJIA dropped 53 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gave back 33 points (0.5%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 09/20/17 4:00 PM EDT
It's Groundhog Day (again), as US stocks again just keep on chugging higher to new record highs. The DJIA gained another 41 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slipped 5 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 09/19/17 4:00 PM EDT
It's Groundhog Day, as US stocks just keep on chugging higher to new record highs. The DJIA gained 39 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 6 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Monday 09/18/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks picked up where they left off last week, another day of solid gains. The DJIA gained 63 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 6 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Friday 09/15/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks ended the week by continuing to rally to new record highs. The DJIA gained 65 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 19 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Thursday 09/14/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned mixed and consolidated some of the recent gains. The DJIA gained 45 points (0.2%) but the NASDAQ dropped 31 points (0.5%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 09/13/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks extended the rally with modest gains today. The DJIA gained 39 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 6 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 09/12/17 4:00 PM EDT
Yesterday's rally extended as US stocks opened higher and stayed there. The DJIA gained 61 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ jumped 22 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Monday 09/11/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks rocketed higher at the open and kept on going, on relief that Hurricane IRMA was not the mega-disaster many had expected. The DJIA soared 259 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ jumped 72 points (1.1%).

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Market Update - Friday 09/08/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks again closed mixed in cautious trading as Florida awaits the impact of Hurricane Irma. The DJIA added 13 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 37 points (0.6%).

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Market Update - Thursday 09/07/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks closed mixed in cautious trading as Florida awaits the impact of Hurricane Irma. The DJIA slipped 22 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 4 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 09/06/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks rebounded a bit following Tuesday's thrashing. The DJIA gained 54 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 17 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 09/05/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got whacked following new missile and bomb testing announced by North Korea. The DJIA dropped 234 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 60 points (0.9%).

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Market Update - Friday 09/01/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks ended the week on the upside, continuing the rally of the last few days. The DJIA gained 39 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 6 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 08/31/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks ended the month on the upside, continuing the rally of the last few days. The DJIA gained 55 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ jumped 60 points (1.0%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 08/30/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks continued to rally, with the NASDAQ leading the way. The DJIA gained 27 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ jumped 66 points (1.0%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 08/29/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened lower, but it was all uphill from there. The DJIA gained 57 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ added 17 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Monday 08/28/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks again zigged and zagged in quiet trading, closing narrowly mixed on the day The DJIA slipped 5 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ gained 17 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Friday 08/25/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks again zigged and zagged in quiet trading, closing  narrowly mixed on the day The DJIA gained 30 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 6 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 08/24/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged in quiet trading, closing down slightly on the day The DJIA dropped 29 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 7 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 08/23/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks gave back a bit of yesterday's rally as the focus on President Trump continues. The DJIA dropped 87 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ slipped 18 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 08/22/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zoomed higher at the open. and just kept on going. The DJIA soared 196 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ jumped 84 points (1.3%).

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Market Update - Monday 08/21/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks dropped at the open, but then staged a modest rally to close narrowly mixed. The DJIA gained 29 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 3 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Friday 08/18/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks dropped again, as disarray in the White House continues with the resignation of controversial advisory Steve Bannon. The DJIA sank 76 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ slipped 5 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 08/17/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got whacked as president Donald Trump keeps digging a deeper hole for himself, and on renewed fears of global terrorism following the attack in Barcelona, Spain. The DJIA sank 274 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ plunged 123 points (2.0%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 08/16/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened solidly higher and then faded into the close to finish slightly higher on the day. The DJIA edged higher by 25 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 12 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 08/15/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks settled down after large volatility over the last few trading session. The DJIA edged higher by 5 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ slipped 7 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Monday 08/14/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks threw any concerns about North Korea out the window as the really resumed today. The DJIA jumped 135 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ zoomed higher 83 points (1.3%).

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Market Update - Friday 08/11/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks stabilized after yesterday's drubbing over escalating fears over a US - North Korea military conflict. The DJIA edged higher by 14 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ bounced 39 points (0.6%).

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Market Update - Thursday 08/10/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks took it on the chin today as Donald Trump's saber-rattling over North Korea also rattled the markets. The DJIA plunged 204 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ got rocked by 135 points (2.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 08/03/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks jumped at the open yet again and then settled into new record territory. The DJIA gained 10 points (0.1%). The NASDAQ ended the day down 22 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 08/02/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks jumped at the open yet again and then settled into new record territory. The DJIA gained 22 points (0.2%) to 22,016. The NASDAQ slipped a point.

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Market Update - Tuesday 08/01/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks jumped at the open yet again and then settled into new record territory. The DJIA gained 72 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 14 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Monday 07/31/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned in yet another widely divergent performance today, with stocks moving all over the map. The DJIA jumped (again) at the open, and settled in at that level for the rest of the day. The DJIA gained 60 points (0.3%) to a new record. But the NASDAQ opened a bit higher, than started a slow decline into the close, falling 26 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Thursday 07/27/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned in a widely divergent performance today, with stocks moving all over the map. The DJIA jumped (again) at the open, gave back all of the gains by noon,and then rallied again into the close. The DJIA gained 85 points (0.4%). The NASDAQ opened a bit higher, than plunged and recovered a bit to cut the day's losses to 40 points (0.6%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 07/26/17 4:00 PM EDT
In a replay of yesterday, US stocks jumped  at the open, then zigged and zagged and closed higher. The DJIA gained 97 points (0.4%). The NASDAQ tacked on 10 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 07/25/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks jumped again at the open, then zigged and zagged and closed higher. The DJIA gained 100 points (0.5%). The NASDAQ edged higher by a point (0.0%).

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Market Update - Monday 07/24/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks again were led by tech stocks and the  yet again the NASDAQ outperformed the blue chips  The DJIA dropped sharply in the morning but then recovered to cut the day's losses. The DJIA ended down 67 points (0.3%). The NASDAQ marched higher again to a new close, up 23 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Friday 07/21/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened sharply lower and then gradually recovered about half of the day's losses. The DJIA dropped 31 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slipped 2 points (0.0%).

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Market Update - Thursday 07/20/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged and ended narrowly mixed. The DJIA dropped 29 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 5 points (0.1%).

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 Market Update - Wednesday 07/19/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks resumed the rally and scored solid gains today. The DJIA rebounded 66 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 40 points (0.6%) to a new record close.

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Market Update - Tuesday 07/18/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks dropped sharply in the morning only to recover and close the day mixed. The DJIA cut its early losses in half to close down 55 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 30 points (0.2%) to a new record close.

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Market Update - Monday 07/17/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks drifted in a narrow range and closed mixed in unusually quiet trading. The DJIA slipped 8 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by a pair of points (0.0%).

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Market Update - Friday 07/14/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks continued the rally as the DJIA pushed to another new high. The DJIA gained 85 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ added 38 points (0.6%).

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Market Update - Thursday 07/13/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks tacked on a few more points on top of yesterday's new highs. The DJIA gained 20 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 13 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 07/12/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks jumped at the open and held most of that ground to close at new record highs. The DJIA gained 123 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ led the way higher with a 68 point gain (1.1%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 07/11/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged and ended the day little changed. The DJIA gained a point (0.0%) and the NASDAQ led the way higher with a 17 point gain (0.3%).

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Market Update - Monday 07/10/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks traded mixed in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA slipped 6 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ led the way higher with a 23 point gain (0.4%).

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Market Update - Friday 07/07/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks reversed from yesterday's sell-off and recovered much of the prior day's losses. The DJIA gained 94 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ led the way higher with a 64 point gain (1.0%).

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Market Update - Thursday 07/06/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got rocked today on renewed "fears" that global central banks are entering "quantitative tightened" mode. The DJIA tanked 158 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ plunged 61 points (1.0%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 07/05/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks put in yet another  split performance, with the DJIA slipping a point (0.0%) but the NASDAQ surged 40 points (0.7%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 07/04/16
US markets are closed for the Independence Day holiday. Enjoy!

 

Market Update - Monday 07/03/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks put in yet another decidedly split performance, with the DJIA adding 129 points (0.6%) but the NASDAQ dropped 30 points (0.5%).

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Market Update - Friday 06/30/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks put in another split performance, with the DJIA adding 63 points (0.3%) but  the NASDAQ slipped 4 points (0.1%).

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Market Update - Thursday 06/29/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks reversed yesterday's reversal, and then some. The DJIA sank 167 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ tanked 90 points (1.4%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 06/28/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks rebounded strongly from yesterday's sell-off. The DJIA gained 144 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ jumped 88 points (1.4%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 06/27/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got rocked, as concerns about president Trump's tax cut policy took center stage. The DJIA dropped 99 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ plunged 100 points (1.63%).

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Market Update - Monday 06/26/17 4:00 PM EDT
Again US stocks zigged and zagged and ended little changed on the day. The DJIA added 15 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 18 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Friday 06/23/17 4:00 PM EDT
Again US stocks zigged and zagged and ended little changed on the day. The DJIA slipped 2 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ gained 29 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Thursday 06/22/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged and ended little changed on the day. The DJIA slipped 12 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 3 points (0.0%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 06/21/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks put in another split performance, often viewed by market analysts as a sign of a change in trend. The DJIA dropped 57 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ surged 46 points (0.7%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 06/20/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks retreated from record levels with a solid decline. The DJIA dropped 61 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ tanked 51 points (0.8%).

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Market Update - Monday 06/19/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks jumped out of the gates and went on to close at new highs. The DJIA gained 144 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ surged 87 points (1.4%).

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Market Update - Friday 06/16/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks ended the week with another split decision. The DJIA gained 24 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 13 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Thursday 06/15/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened sharply lower but then worked their way higher to cut the day's losses. The DJIA ended down 14 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 25 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 06/14/17 4:00 PM EDT
It was another split decision on Wall Street as US stocks turned in another mixed performance. The DJIA gained 46 points (0.2%) to a new closing high but  the NASDAQ dropped 25 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 06/13/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks rebounded from the tech sell-off of the last few days and posted solid advances. The DJIA gained 62 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ jumped 44 points (0.7%).

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Market Update - Monday 06/12/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks picked up where they left off last week, to the downside on concerns about tech leader Apple getting a downgrade. The DJIA zigged and zagged its way to a 36 point loss (0.2%). The NASDAQ dropped 32 points (0.5%).

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Market Update - Friday 06/09/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks ended the week on the psychiatrist's couch, suffering from schizophrenia. The DJIA zigged and zagged all over the place and ended 85 points (0.1%) higher, to new record territory. But the real story was the NASDAQ, which plunged 113 points (1.8%) on fears that the tech bubble is over.

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Market Update - Thursday 06/08/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened flat, then zigged and zagged to close modestly higher. The DJIA gained 8 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ advanced 24 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 06/07/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened a bit higher and then went a net nowhere. The DJIA gained 37 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ advanced 22 points (0.4%).

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Market Update - Tuesday 06/06/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened a bit lower and then went a net nowhere. The DJIA lost 48 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ dropped 20 points (0.3%).

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Market Update - Monday 06/05/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks consolidated recent gains and traded slightly to the downside. The DJIA lost 22 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 10 points (0.2%).

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Market Update - Friday 06/02/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks continued the Paris Withdrawal Rally, closing at record highs again. The DJIA gained another 62 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ jumped 59 points (0.9%).

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Market Update - Thursday 06/01/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zoomed higher in anticipation of President Trump pulling the plug on US participation in the Paris Climate Change accords. The DJIA jumped 135 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ surged 48 points (0.8%).

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Market Update - Wednesday 05/31/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened lower and then rallied into the close to cut the day's losses. The DJIA ended down 20 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 5 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

 

Market Update - Tuesday 05/30/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened a bit lower and stayed there the rest of the day. The DJIA dropped 50 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slipped 7 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

 

Market Update - Monday 05/29/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets closed in observance of Memorial Day.

 

Market Update - Friday 05/26/17 4:00 PM EDT
After the furious rally over the last week, US stocks settled down today. The DJIA slipped 2 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 5 points (0.1%) to a new closing high.

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 05/25/17 4:00 PM EDT
What correction? US stocks have completely erased last Wednesday's massive sell-off and powered upward and onward. The DJIA gained 70 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ jumped another 42 points (0.7%) to a new closing high.

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Wednesday 05/24/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks have completely erased last Wednesday's massive sell-off. The DJIA gained 74 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 24 points (0.4%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Tuesday 05/23/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks have just about fully recovered from last Wednesday's massive sell-off. The DJIA gained 43 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 5 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 05/22/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks continued the rebound from Wednesday's massive sell-off. The DJIA jumped 90 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ advanced 50 points (0.8%).

So did last week's major sell-off mark the end of the "Trump Bull Market?" Have the bears really come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Friday 05/19/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks continued the rebound from Wednesday's massive sell-off. The DJIA jumped 142 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ advanced 29 points (0.5%).

So did this week's major sell-off mark the end of the "Trump Bull Market?" Have the bears really come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 05/18/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks rebounded a bit from yesterday's massive sell-off. The DJIA gained 56 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ advanced 44 points (0.7%).

So did yesterday's major sell-off mark the end of the "Trump Bull Market?" Have the bears really come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Wednesday 05/17/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got whacked badly today, which the pundits attributed to increasing doubts about Donald Trump's leadership abilities and his pro-business tax cut agenda. The DJIA plunged 372 points (1.8%) and the NASDAQ cratered 159 points (2.6%).

So did today's major sell-off mark the end of the "Trump Bull Market?" Have the bears really come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Tuesday 05/16/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks turned in a mixed performance. The DJIA slipped a couple of points (0.0%) but the NASDAQ keeps on chugging to another record high, adding 20 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 05/15/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks jumped higher at the open and then settled into a narrow range. The DJIA gained  85 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ added 28 points (0.4%) to a new record high.

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Friday 05/12/17 4:00 PM EDT
Back on track, US markets traded mixed in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 24 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 5 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 05/11/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks plunged at the open, but then reversed and ran higher to cut the day's losses. The DJIA dropped 32 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slipped 14 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Wednesday 05/10/17 4:00 PM EDT
Again, US markets traded mixed in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 32 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 8 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Tuesday 05/09/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets traded mixed in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 36 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 17 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 05/08/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets inched higher in quiet trading to start the week. The DJIA added 5 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 2 points (0.0%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Friday 05/05/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets closed the week solidly higher. The DJIA added 55 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 25 points (0.4%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 05/04/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets were narrowly mixed again today. The DJIA slipped 6 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 2 points (0.0%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Wednesday 05/03/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets were narrowly mixed in quiet trading today. The DJIA added 8 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 22 points (0.4%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Tuesday 05/02/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets traded modestly higher today. The DJIA added 36 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 4 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 05/01/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets turned in a split decision again today. The DJIA fell 27 points (0.2%) but the NASDAQ jumped 44 points (0.7%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Friday 04/28/17 4:00 PM EDT
US markets were relatively calm again today, following the fireworks earlier in the week. The DJIA fell 40 points (0.2%) but the NASDAQ held firm, slipping one point (0.0%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 04/20/17 4:00 PM EDT
For the fourth day in a row, the DJIA moved more than 100 points, this time to the upside. The DJIA jumped 174 points (0.9%) but the Nasdaq gained 53 points (0.9%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Wednesday 04/19/17 4:00 PM EDT
The up, down, up, down action continued as US stocks closed mixed today. The DJIA dropped 119 points (0.6%) but the Nasdaq gained 13 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Tuesday 04/18/17 4:00 PM EDT
Up, down, up, down... US stocks have gone a net nowhere over the last week. Following yesterday's big gains, stocks reversed today and closed lower. The DJIA dropped 114 points (0.6%) and the Nasdaq slipped 7 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 04/17/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks more than recovered from Thursday's "bombing" in response to the so-called MOAB bomb, the Mother of All Bombs, unleashed on Afghanistan. The DJIA gained 183 points (0.9%) and the Nasdaq tanked 51 points (0.9%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 04/13/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got "bombed" today, perhaps in response to US forces dropping the so-called MOAB bomb, the Mother of All Bombs, on Afghanistan. The DJIA dropped 139 points (0.7%) and the Nasdaq tanked 31 points (0.5%).

Note: US markets will be closed tomorrow in observance of Good Friday, but stay tuned next week!

Market Update - Thursday 04/13/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got "bombed" today, perhaps in response to US forces dropping the so-called MOAB bomb, the Mother of All Bombs, on Afghanistan. The DJIA dropped 139 points (0.7%) and the Nasdaq tanked 31 points (0.5%).

Note: US markets will be closed tomorrow in observance of Good Friday, but stay tuned next week!

Market Update - Wednesday 04/12/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks drifted lower in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 59 points (0.3%) and the Nasdaq fell 31 points (0.5%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Tuesday 04/11/17 4:00 PM EDT
Yet again US stocks zigged and zagged and ended little changed in quiet trading, despite the increased tensions over Syria. The DJIA slipped 6 points (0.0%) and the Nasdaq dropped 14 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 04/10/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged and ended little changed in quiet trading, despite the increased tensions over Syria. The DJIA eked out a 2 point gain (0.0%) and the Nasdaq added 3 points (0.0%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update - Friday 04/07/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks ended the week little changed in quiet trading, despite the increased activity in Syria. The DJIA slipped 7 points (0.1%) and the Nasdaq lost a point (0.0%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update -Thursday 04/06/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged a bit and ended slightly higher The DJIA gained 14 points (0.1%) and the Nasdaq also gained 14 points (0.2%).

With tonight US missile attack on Syria, the markets could be facing a big hit tomorrow. Stay tuned!

Market Update -Wednesday 04/05/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zoomed higher at the open, but then somebody hit the brakes. After being up more than 200 points, the DJIA plunged and then closed down 41 points (0.2%) on the day. The Nasdaq ended down 34 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update -Tuesday 04/04/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks gained a bit more ground in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA gained 39 points (0.2%). The Nasdaq tacked on 4 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned!

Market Update -Monday 04/03/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks plunged in morning trading but then mounted an impressive rebound into the close to sharply cut the day's losses. The DJIA, down over 125 points early in the day, closed down 13 points (0.1%). The Nasdaq dropped 17 points (0.3%)

Stay tuned!

Market Update -Friday 03/31/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks lost a bit of ground today in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 65 points (0.3%), giving back almost all of the prior day's gains. The Nasdaq lost a couple of points (0.0%)

Stay tuned!

Market Update -Thursday 03/30/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged their way higher in quiet trading. The DJIA gained 67 points (0.3%) but the Nasdaq gained 24 points (0.4%)

Stay tuned!

Market Update -Wednesday 03/29/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks traded mixed in quiet trading. The DJIA lost 42 points (0.3%) but the Nasdaq gained 22 points (0.4%)

Stay tuned!

Market Update -Tuesday 03/28/17 4:00 PM EDT
With the DJIA down more than 700 points since peaking on March 1, US stocks finally staged a strong rebound. The DJIA jumped 150 points (0.8%) and the Nasdaq gained 34 points (0.6%)

So are the bulls back in charge?" Was today just a "dead-cat bounce?" Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 03/27/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks opened sharply lower, but then mounted a solid rebound onto the close. The DJIA ended down 45 points (0.2%) and the Nasdaq gained 11 points (0.2%)

The DJIA has now lost almost 700 points (intraday) since peaking on March 1 at 21,115. So is the rally over? Is the entire Trump Bull Market over? Have the bears finally come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Friday 03/24/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere again as the fate of the health care reform bill again took center stage. The DJIA dropped 60 points (0.3%) but the Nasdaq gained 11 points (0.2%)

The DJIA has now lost almost 500 points (intraday) since peaking on March 1 at 21,115. So is the rally over? Is the entire Trump Bull Market over? Have the bears finally come out of hibernation? Stay tuned!

Market Update - Thursday 03/23/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere as the fate of the health care reform bill took center stage. The DJIA slipped 5 points (0.0%) and the Nasdaq lost 4 points (0.1%)

The DJIA has now lost almost 500 points (intraday) since peaking on March 1 at 21,115. So is the rally over? Is the entire Trump Bull Market over? Have the bears finally come out of hibernation? Stay tuned! 


Market Update - Wednesday 03/22/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks settled down after yesterday's sharp losses. The DJIA slipped 6 points (0.1%) and the Nasdaq rebounded 27 points (0.5%)

The DJIA has now lost almost 500 points (intraday) since peaking on March 1 at 21,115. So is the rally over? Is the entire Trump Bull Market over? Have the bears finally come out of hibernation? Stay tuned! 


Market Update - Tuesday 03/21/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks got rocked today in the worst decline of the year, on concerns that President Trump's health care and tax reforms may get bogged down in Congress. The DJIA plunged 237 points (1.1%) and the Nasdaq tanked 108 points (1.9%)

The DJIA has now lost almost 500 points (intraday) since peaking on March 1 at 21,115. So is the rally over? Is the entire Trump Bull Market over? Have the bears finally come out of hibernation? Stay tuned! 


Market Update - Monday 03/20/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks were little changed today as many traders has their eyes on testimony on Capital Hill rather than on Wall Street. The DJIA slipped 9 points (0.1%) and in a statistical oddity, the Nasdaq inched higher by less than a point for the third session in a row.

Stay tuned! 


Market Update - Friday 03/17/17 4:00 PM EDT
US stocks celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a big yawn. The DJIA slipped 20 points (0.1%) and the Nasdaq again inched higher by less than a point.

So is this the last gasp of an already overextended bull market? Or the launch of fresh rally? Or a big bull/bear trap? Stay tuned! 

Market Update - Thursday 03/16/17 4:00 PM EST
There was no follow-through to Wednesday's rally, as US stocks were little changed in quiet trading. The DJIA slipped 16 points (0.1%) and the Nasdaq was flat.

So is this the last gasp of an already overextended bull market? Or the launch of fresh rally? Or a big bull/bear trap? Stay tuned! 


Market Update - Wednesday 03/15/17 4:00 PM EST
"The Ides of March" has come and gone. Fed Head Grandma delivered exactly what 99% of the pundits were expecting: a modest hike in interest rates. US stocks reacted as if she had cut rates rather than hiked them. The DJIA jumped 112 points (0.5%) and the Nasdaq surged  43 points (0.7%).

Is this the last gasp of an already overextended bull market? Or the launch of fresh rally? Or a big bull/bear trap? Stay tuned! 


Market Update - Tuesday 03/14/17 4:00 PM EST
The pundits tell us that "all eyes are on Janet Yellen" as the Fed moves to raise interest rates tomorrow.

For about the 20th time so far this year, US stocks dropped sharply at the open and then then rallied into the close to cut the day's losses in half. The DJIA ended down 44 points (0.2%) and the Nasdaq lost 19 points (0.3%).

The DJIA has now lost more than 300 points (intraday) since peaking on March 1 at 21,115. So is the rally over? Is the entire Bull Market over? Have the bears finally come out of hibernation? Stay tuned! 


Market Update - Monday 03/13/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mixed in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA slipped 21 points (0.12%) but the Nasdaq added 14 points (0.2%).

Last week's losses notwithstanding, the markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, 1987 did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update - Friday 03/10/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 42 points (0.2%) and the Nasdaq added 22 points (0.4%).

This week's losses (so far) notwithstanding, the markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, 1987 did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update -Thursday 03/09/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks went a net nowhere, zigging and zagging to the downside then rallying into the close. The DJIA edged higher by 2 points (0.0%) and the Nasdaq ticked higher by a point (0.0%).

This week's losses (so far) notwithstanding, the markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, 1987 did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update -Wednesday 03/08/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mostly in the red for the third day in a row, the first time that has happened in many months. The DJIA dropped 70 points (0.3%) and the Nasdaq managed to hold on to a 3 point gain (0.3%).

This week's losses (so far) notwithstanding, the markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, 1987 did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update -Tuesday 03/07/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks lost a bit of ground again today, consolidating the recent massive gains. The DJIA dropped 30 points (0.2%) and the Nasdaq slipped 15 points (0.3%).

The markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, 1987 did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update -Monday 03/06/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks lost ground today, consolidating the recent massive gains. The DJIA dropped 51 points (0.2%) and the Nasdaq slipped 21 points (0.4%).

The markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, it did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update -Friday 03/03/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks were little changed in quiet trading today. The DJIA "soared" 2 points (0.0%) and the Nasdaq gained 9 points (0.1%).

The markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, it did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update -Thursday 03/02/17 4:00 PM EST
The Trump Bull Market finally took a breather, with US stocks pulling back today. The DJIA dropped 113 points (0.5%) and the Nasdaq slumped 42 points (0.7%).

The markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, it did not end well. Stay tuned! 

Market Update -Wednesday 03/01/17 4:00 PM EST
There's no other word for it: euphoria. Dave Kranzler at Sprott Money summed it up very nicely: Insanity Prevails In The Stock Market.

The DJIA rocketed higher by 303 points (1.4%) and the Nasdaq soared 79 points (1.4%).

The markets have gone mad for Donald Trump. The last time stocks moved so far so fast, was in 1987. Many traders on Wall Street were not even alive 30 years ago. Suffice it to say, it did not end well. Stay tuned!

Market Update - Tuesday 02/28/17 4:00 PM EST
OMG! Stop the presses! US stocks did not hit new record highs today!

For the first time in 11 trading session, US stocks fell. It was a small decline, but a decline nonetheless. The DJIA slipped 25 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 36 points (0.6%).

So is this the end of the Trump Train Bull Market? Probably not. But at least the bears finally showed their shadow. Stay tuned!

Market Update - Monday 02/27/17 4:00 PM EST
Another day, another gain and record highs for US stocks, for the 11th day in a row!

As Art Cashin points out in an interview at King World News

the Dow being up nine consecutive record closes has only happened five times since 1897.  And in virtually all of those cases it didn’t end well. 

The DJIA closed higher today by 16 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ also added 16 points (0.3%).

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

Market Update - Friday 02/24/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded lower for most of the day, until, almost miraculously, a late rally brought the markets into the green for the 11th day in a row, The DJIA closed higher by 11 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 10 points (0.5%).

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

Market Update - Thursday 02/23/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mixed in a relatively quiet session. The DJIA gained another 35 points (0.2%) but the NASDAQ dropped 25 points (0.5%).

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

Market Update - Wednesday 02/22/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded mixed in a relatively quiet session. The DJIA gained 33 points (0.2%) but the NASDAQ slipped 5 points (0.1%).

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

Market Update - Tuesday 02/21/17 4:00 PM EST
The balloon continues to inflate as US stocks took off yet again. The DJIA jumped another 119 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 27 points (0.5%), 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 - Monday 02/20/17 4:00 PM EST
US markets closed in observance of President's Day.

President's Day

Market Update - Friday 02/17/17 4:00 PM EST
US stocks traded to the upside, with the NASDAQ leading the way. The DJIA added by 4 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 24 points (0.4%).

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

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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