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Market Update – Thursday 12/05/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet StockBots largely stayed on the sidelines today as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow ranged and ended slightly higher. The DJIA gained 28 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 4 points (0.0%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Wednesday 12/04/19 4:00 PM EST

Reacting to the latest news that the on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again trade war with China was off again, the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the StockBots stayed on the sidelines as zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere. The DJIA ended up 146 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ gained 46 points (0.5%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 12/03/19 4:00 PM EST

Reacting to the latest news that the on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again trade war with China was on again, and for the third trading day in a row, the SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the BuyBots started to nibble and cut into the early losses. The DJIA ended down 280 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ lost 47 points (0.6%).

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Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 12/02/19 4:00 PM EST

For the second trading day in a row, the SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks kept right on going to close near the lows of the day. The BuyBots were nowhere to be seen; must have been out shopping for bargains on Cyber Monday. The DJIA plunged 268 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ lost 97 points (1.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 11/29/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks kept right on going to close at the lows of the day. The BuyBots were nowhere to be seen; must have been out shopping for bargains on Black Friday. The DJIA dropped 113 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ lost 40 points (0.5%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Wednesday 11/27/19 4:00 PM EST

Once again, the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks kept right on going into the close. The SellBots are nowhere to be found.

The DJIA gained another 42 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 57 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 11/26/19 4:00 PM EST

Once again, the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged their way into another higher record close. The DJIA gained another 55 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 15 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 11/25/19 4:00 PM EST

Once again, the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged their way into another higher record close. The DJIA ended up 190 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ jumped 112 points (1.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 11/22/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly higher close. The DJIA ended up 109 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ gained 13 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Thursday 11/21/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly lower close. The DJIA ended down 55 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ dropped 21 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Wednesday 11/20/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street.The BuyBots mounted a late-day rally, paring the day’s losses. The DJIA ended down 113  points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ dropped 44 points (0.5%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 11/19/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a mixed close. The DJIA dropped 102  points (0.4%) but the NASDAQ added 20 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 11/18/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly higher close. The buying pressure continued right ion through to the close, sending stocks to new closing highs. The DJIA gained 31 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 9 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 11/15/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. The buying pressure continued right ion through to the close, sending stocks to new closing highs. The DJIA surged 222 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ gained 61 points (0.7%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Wednesday 11/13/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet SellBots took control 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 mixed close. The DJIA ended higher by 92 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ slipped 4 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 11/12/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. At precisely 11:15 AM EST (“funny” how that happens), the SellBots stepped in and reversed the market’s course, leading to a narrowly mixed close. In a statistical rarity, the DJIA ended exactly unchanged. The NASDAQ gained 21 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Thursday 11/07/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the buying continued until precisely noon EST (“funny” how that happens) when the SellBots stepped in and started a reversal. The DJIA ended higher by 182 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ added 24 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Wednesday 11/06/19 4:00 PM EST

Again the SkyNet StockBots were mostly quiet and stayed on the sidelines as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly mixed close. The DJIA broke even and the NASDAQ dropped 24 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 11/04/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet BuyBots kicked it in to high gear again, pushing US stocks to a record closing high. The DJIA gained 114 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ added 47 points (0.5%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 11/01/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots kicked it in to high gear as the on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again trade talks with China were back on again. The DJIA jumped 301 points (1.1%) and the NASDAQ zoomed 94 points (1.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Thursday 10/31/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet StockBots quickly reversed yesterday’s late-day rally and more on news that the on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again trade talks with China were back off again. The DJIA dropped 140 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ slipped 12 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 10/28/19 4:00 PM EDT

The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand int he overnight futures session, leading to sharp gains at the open of trading on Wall Street. The DJIA gained 133 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ surged 83 points (1.0%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.