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Market Update – Monday 04/15/19 4:00 PM EDT

US stocks zigged and zagged to a modestly lower close as the SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 27 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 17 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Friday 04/12/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots got things going in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higherat the open of trading  on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into a higher close. The DJIA closed up 270 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ gained 37 points (0.5%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Thursday 04/11/19 4:00 PM EDT

US stocks zigged and zagged to a modestly lower close as the SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 14 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gave back 17 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Wednesday 04/10/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines in quiet trading as the Federal Reserve took center stage and announced it would not raise interest rates anytime soon. The DJIA added 6 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ outperformed, gaining 55 points (0.7%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Tuesday 04/09/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet SellBots got things going in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading  on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into a lower close. The DJIA closed down 190 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ dropped 44 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Monday 04/08/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a mixed close in relatively quiet trading on Wall Street today. The DJIA ended down by 84 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ gained 15 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Friday 04/05/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots took the upper hand in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged and made little progress. The DJIA ended higher by 40 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 46 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Thursday 04/04/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a mixed close in relatively quiet trading on Wall Street today. The DJIA ended higher by 168 points (0.6%) but the NASDAQ slipped 3 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Wednesday 04/03/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots took the upper hand in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged and made little progress. The DJIA ended higher by 29 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 47 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Monday 04/01/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots weren’t “fooling” around today, as they gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session, and kept right on going all the way into the close. The DJIA jumped 330 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ surged 100 points (1.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Friday 03/29/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session, and kept right on going all the way into the close. The DJIA jumped 211 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ surged 60 points (0.8%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Thursday 03/28/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots battled it out in a classic trading day. The SellBots ruled the morning, sending stocks sharply lower until  the BuyBots jumped into action, sending stocks higher and into the close. The DJIA gained 91 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ ended higher by 25 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Wednesday 03/27/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots battled it out in a classic trading day. The SellBots ruled the morning, sending stocks sharply lower until precisely 11:45 AM EDT (“funny” how that happens) when the BuyBots jumped into action, sending stocks higher and cutting the day’s losses into the close. The DJIA lost 32 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ ended down by 48 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Tuesday 03/26/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots ruled the morning session, sending US stocks sharply higher until precisely 11:00 AM EDT (“funny” how that happens) when the SellBots jumped into action, sending stocks lower and cutting the day’s gains into the close. The DJIA closed up  141 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ gained 54 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Monday 03/25/19 4:00 PM EDT

Unable to rebound from Friday’s smashing, US stocks zigged and zagged in a relatively narrow range, leading to a mixed close. The DJIA advanced 14 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 5 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Friday 03/22/19 4:00 PM EDT

In yet another reversal of the previous day’s trading action, the SkyNet SellBots kicked in the turbocharger and applied unrelenting sell pressure all day long. Seems Fed Head Powell’s statements on Tuesday have been re-re-reevaluated and the forecast for weak economic growth is not good news after all. The DJIA plunged 460 points (1.8%) and the NASDAQ got smashed for 196 points (2.5%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Thursday 03/21/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day, fueled by “reinterpretation” of Fed Head Powell’s remarks yesterday. The DJIA recovered all of yesterday’s losses and a bit more, closing higher by 217 points (0.8%) but the NASDAQ jumped 110 points (1.4%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Tuesday 03/19/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots battled it out again in relatively quiet trading, pushing stocks into a mixed close. The DJIA dropped 27 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ advanced 9 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Tuesday 03/19/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots battled it out again in relatively quiet trading, pushing stocks into a mixed close. The DJIA dropped 27 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ advanced 9 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Monday 03/18/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots battled it out in relatively quiet trading, pushing stocks modestly higher into the close. The DJIA gained 65 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 25 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Friday 03/15/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots wrapped up the week with another strong performance, sending US stocks steadily higher all day long. The DJIA gained 139 points (0.5%), and the NASDAQ added 57 points (0.7%).

The DJIA edged higher by 7 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ slipped 12 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Thursday 03/14/19 4:00 PM EDT

After several days of heavy StockBot activity, they took the day off today. Stocks meandered about in a narrow range, closing little changed. The DJIA edged higher by 7 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ slipped 12 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!

Market Update – Wednesday 03/13/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots had the upper hand in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks  zigged and zagged their way to close about where they opened. The DJIA gained 148 points (0.6%), but the NASDAQ surged 52 points (0.7%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!