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Market Update Monday 01/13/20

The buying frenzy resumed as the SkyNet BuyBots controlled most of the action on Wall Street today. The DJIA gained 83 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ surged 95 points (1.5%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update Friday 01/10/20

The buying frenzy finally subsided as the SkyNet SellBots controlled most of the action on Wall Street today. The DJIA dropped 133 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ sank 25 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update Thursday 01/09/20

The buying frenzy continued as the SkyNet BuyBots controlled most of the action on  Wall Street today. A brief appearance by the SellBots at mid-day could only make a temporary dent in the rally, as stocks rebounded and closed near the highs of the day. The DJIA jumped another 211 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ surged 74 points (0.8%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update Wednesday 01/08/20

With the overnight news of Iran’s missile attacks on US forces stationed in Iraq, the SkyNet SellBots went wild, sending US stock futures sharply lower and gold sharply higher. But with the US response muted and no immediate escalation of hostilities, the BuyBots stormed in and erased all of the overnight panic selling and then some. The DJIA ended higher by 161 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ gained 61 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update -Tuesday 01/07/20

The SkyNet StockBots took a breather after several days of intense trading, as US stocks zigged and zagged and then drifted lower into the close. The DJIA ended lower by 119 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ slipped 2 points (0.0%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update -Friday 01/03/20

Yesterday’s  party turned into a massive hangover headache today, as events in Syria put an end to the New Year’s celebration. 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 and ended close to where they opened. The DJIA tumbled up 234 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ sank 71 points (0.8%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update -Thursday 01/02/20

2020 started with some leftover fireworks as the SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session and kept right on going to the closing bell. The DJIA jumped  up 330 points (1.1%) and the NASDAQ soared 119 points (1.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update -Wednesday 01/01/20

Most world markets closed today for the New Year’s Holiday.

To bears and bulls alike, we wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

Happy New Year and stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 12/31/19 4:00 PM EST

On the final trading day of the year, the SkyNet SellBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session. sending US stock lower at the open of trading o Wall Street. At precisely 12:30 PM EST (“funny” how that happens) the BuyBots kicked in and insured that the day closed solidly on the green.  The DJIA ended up 78 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 26 points (0.3%).

Happy New Year and stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 12/30/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet SellBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session. sending US stock sharply lower at the open of trading o Wall Street. From there, the BuyBots mounted a decent rally, only to fade away into the close. The DJIA ended down 183 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ sank 60 points (0.7%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 12/27/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet SellBots finally made at least a token appearance, halting the NASDAQ’s relentless advance, and limiting gains in other indices. The DJIA gained 24 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 15 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Thursday 12/26/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet StockBots continued to apply relentless pressure, sending US stocks to fresh highs. Where are the SellBots? The DJIA gained another 106 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ jumped 69 points (0.7%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 12/24/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet StockBots got an early jump on the Christmas holiday and largely stayed on the sideline. US stocks zigged and zagged into a narrowly mixed closed in a short trading session. The DJIA dropped 36 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 7 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 12/23/19 4:00 PM EST

Once again, the SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged, giving back a bit of the early gains. The DJIA advanced by 96 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 20 points (0.2%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 12/20/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged, giving back a bit of the early gains. The DJIA advanced by 78 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 37 points (0.4%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

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

The Kabuki Drama of The Impeachment of President Donald J. Trump added more fuel for the SkyNet BuyBots, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to new highs. The DJIA advanced by 97 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 56 points (0.6%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 12/17/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet StockBots largely stayed on the sidelines as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a slightly higher close. The DJIA ended higher by 31 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 9 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Monday 12/16/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged, giving back a bit of the early gains. The DJIA ended higher by 100 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 79 points (0.9%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 12/13/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet StockBots largely stayed on the sidelines as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a slightly higher close. The DJIA edged higher by 3 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ added 17 points (0.3%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

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

As expected, the SkyNet BuyBots went bananas as 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 US trade war with China went back to off again mode, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street.  The SellBots jumped in and cut into the gains, only to see another rally into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 220 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ gained 63 points (0.7%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Wednesday 12/11/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet StockBots largely stayed on the sidelines as the day’s focus was on Fed Head Jerome Powell’s news conference at 2:15 PM EST.From there, US stocks gained a bit of ground to close at the highs of the day. The DJIA gained 29 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 38 points (0.4%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Tuesday 12/10/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet StockBots stayed on the sidelines as the day’s focus was on the impeachment effort against Donald Trump, and the next step forward in the “New NAFTA” trade agreement. US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range all day and ended slightly to the downside. The DJIA slipped 28 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ sank 5 points (0.1%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

The SkyNet SellBots gained the edge in overnight futures trading, leading to a small drop at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks continued to slip and slide all the way into the close. The DJIA dropped 105 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ sank 35 points (0.4%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.

Market Update – Friday 12/06/19 4:00 PM EST

The SkyNet BuyBots jumped all over the so-called blowout jobs report, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the rally continued with only minor interruptions by the SellBots, right into the close. The DJIA jumped 337 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ surged 85 points (1.0%).

Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.