• Market Update – Friday 11/08/19 4:00 PM EDT

      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 […]
  • 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 – Tuesday 11/05/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines as US stocks eked out small gains.  The DJIA gained 30 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped a point (0.0%) 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.
  • Market Update – Friday 10/25/19 4:00 PM EDT

    After several quiet days, the SkyNet BuyBots came back to life, sending US stocks sharply higher. The DJIA jumped 152 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ surged 57 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 10/24/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was another quiet day on Wall Street as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a mixed close. The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines. The DJIA slipped 28 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 66 points (0.8%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 10/23/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was another quiet day on Wall Street as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a slightly higher close. The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines. The DJIA gained 45 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 16 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Tuesday 10/22/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was another quiet day on Wall Street as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a lower close. The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines. The DJIA dropped 40 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ lost 59 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Monday 10/21/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was another quiet day on Wall Street as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a higher close. The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines. The DJIA gained 57 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 73 points (0.9%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Friday 10/18/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 10/17/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was another quiet day on Wall Street as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly higher close. The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines. The DJIA gained 24 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 33 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 10/16/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly lower close, as the SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines.The DJIA dropped 22 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ surged 24 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Tuesday 10/15/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street.Momentum faded as the day continued and stocks closed a bit off the highs of the day. The DJIA gained 237 points (0.9%) and NASDAQ surged 100 points (1.2%). Stay tuned as the battle […]
  • Market Update – Monday 10/14/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots took the Columbus Day holiday off, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly lower close on light volume. The DJIA dipped 29 points (1.1%) and NASDAQ slipped 8 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Friday 10/11/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a sharply higher close, 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 trade war between the US and China was back in “off” mode. The DJIA ended higher by 320 points (1.2%) and NASDAQ surged 106 points (1.3%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 10/10/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures again, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. At precisely 11:15 AM ET (“funny” how that happens), the SellBots stepped in and cut into the day’s gains. The DJIA ended higher by 151 points (0.6%) and NASDAQ surged 47 points (0.6%). Stay […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 10/09/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere. The DJIA gained 181 points (0.7%) and NASDAQ surged 80 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the BuyBots stepped in and mounted a respectable rally. All was well until Fed Head Jerome Powell announced “non-QE QE,”which sent stocks back down the roller coaster. The DJIA plunged 314 […]
  • Market Update – Monday 10/07/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a lower close, 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 trade war between the US and China was back in “on” mode. The DJIA dropped 96 points (0.4%) and NASDAQ fell 26 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Friday 10/04/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day, steadily pushing US stocks higher from open to close. The DJIA surged 272 points (1.4%) and NASDAQ jumped 110 points (1.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 10/03/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots continued their strong pressure of late, pushing US stocks down again following the open of trading on Wall Street. At precisely 10:00 AM EDT (funny how that happens), the BuyBots woke up off the floor and started a recovery to push stocks solidly in the green by the close. The DJIA ended […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 10/02/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US Stocks got whacked for the third day in a row, as the SkyNet SellBots capitalized on continuing fears that the US economy is weakening, and that further interest rate cuts by The Fed won’t be effective. Stocks plunge amid volatile session, Dow closes nearly 500 points lower The DJIA plunged another 494 points (1.9%) […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 10/01/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots ruled the day again, as some solid signs of a slowing economy surfaced in the manufacturing sector: ISM Manufacturing fell to 47.8 in September, The DJIA tumbled down 344 points (1.3%) and for the second day in a row the NASDAQ surrendered 91 points (1.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Monday 09/30/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots ruled the day, as president Donald Trump ratcheted up the trade war with China by threatening to de-list Chinese stocks traded in the US. The BuyBots stepped in in the final hour of trading to cut the day’s losses. The DJIA ended down 71 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 91 points […]
  • Market Update – Friday 09/27/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day, as all things were quiet on the 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 front. The DJIA ended higher by 98 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 60 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 09/26/19 4:00 PM EDT

    With “all eyes” still on Washington DC and the growing calls for the impeachment of president Donald Trump, the SkyNet SellBots pushed US stock a bit lower in a choppy session. The DJIA dropped 80 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 47 points (0.6%). Gold and US bonds stabilized. Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 09/25/19 4:00 PM EDT

    With “all eyes” supposedly on Washington DC and the growing calls for the impeachment of president Donald Trump, the SkyNet StockBots sided with Alfred E. Newman: “What Me Worry?” The DJIA recovered a bit more than yesterday’s loss, gaining 162 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ rebounded 83 points (1.0%). Gold and US bonds got whacked. […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 09/24/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots rallied US stocks in the overnight futures, leading to a positive open of trading on Wall Street. But it was all downhill form there, as the on-again off-again trade US-China trade war was back in off-again mode. The DJIA dropped 142 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ plunged 119 points (1.5%). Gold and […]
  • Market Update – Monday 09/23/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a mixed close. The DJIA gained 14 points (0.1%) but the NASDAQ slipped 5 points (0.1%). Gold and US bonds resumed their rallies. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Friday 09/06/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a mixed close. The DJIA gained 69 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ slipped 13 points (0.2%). Gold and US bonds continued to pull back from their recent sharp gains. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 09/05/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The on-again off-again trade war with China was back in off-again mode today as the SkyNet BuyBots ignited a monster rally in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged and added a bit more ground into the close. The […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 09/04/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks recovered from yesterday’s steep losses as the on-again off-again trade war with China was back in off-again mode. 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, stocks zigged and zagged their way a bit higher […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 09/03/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street.From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way with little direction into the close. The DJIA plunged 285 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ tanked 88 points (1.0%). Gold and US bonds […]
  • Market Update – Monday 09/02/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US markets closed in observance of Labor Day.
  • Market Update – Friday 08/30/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots took off early for the long holiday weekend as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a narrowly mixed close. The DJIA gained 41 points (0.1%) but the NASDAQ slipped 10 points (0.1%). Gold and US bonds dropped a bit following their recent moves higher. Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 08/29/19 4:00 PM EDT

    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, stocks went a net nowhere and closed near the opening highs. The DJIA jumped 326 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ surged 116 points (1.5%). Gold and US bonds […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 08/28/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the BuyBots immediately stepped and sent stock higher almost all day long. The DJIA jumped 258 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ added 30 points (0.4%). Gold and US bonds […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 08/27/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, it was mostly downhill into  the close. The DJIA dropped 121 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ gave back 27 points (0.3%). Gold and US bonds continued their moves higher. […]
  • Market Update – Monday 08/26/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Following Friday’s free-fall, and the weekend to cool off, the SkyNet BuyBots came out in full force and launched a solid rally on Wall Street today. The DJIA rebounded 270 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ rallied 102 points (1.3%). Gold and US bonds moved higher yet again. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Friday 08/23/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots came out in full force following Donald Trump’s “order” to American businesses to pull out of China. Dow closes down more than 600 points after Trump orders U.S. companies to leave China The DJIA plunged 623 points (2.4%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 240 points (3.0%). Gold and bonds moved higher yet again […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 08/22/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots bid up prices before the open of trading on Wall Street, sending US stocks higher. From there, the StockBots battled it out leading to a mixed close. The DJIA ended higher by 49 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ dropped 29 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 08/21/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The Summer Vacation Pattern continued today as the SkyNet StockBots set the tone for the day in the overnight futures session. The BuyBots bid up prices before the open of trading on Wall Street, sending US stocks sharply higher. From there, yet again, stocks zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere. The DJIA ended […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 08/20/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere. The DJIA dropped 173 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ lost 54 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Monday 08/19/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere. The DJIA jumped 250 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ surged 106 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Friday 08/16/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 08/15/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Following yesterday’s massive drubbing, US stocks stabilized but failed to mount a significant bounce. The SkyNet SrockBots were subdued as stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range to close mixed. The DJIA rebounded 99 points (0.4%) but the NASDAQ  slipped 7 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 08/14/19 4:00 PM EDT

      There was “blood in the streets” on Wall Street today, as the SkyNet SellBots unleashed a torrent of selling on renewed fears of an imminent recession and ongoing rebellion in Hong Kong. Dow tanks 800 points in worst day of 2019 after bond market sends recession warning The DJIA plunged 800 points (3.0%) and […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 08/13/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The on-again-off-again, on-again-off-again, on-again-off-again US-China trade war was off again, as the US announced a delay in imposing additional tariffs. The SkyNet BuyBots jumped all over the news, sending sending US stocks sharply higher shortly after  the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged and went a net nowhere. The […]
  • Market Update – Monday 08/12/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. The on-again-off-again, on-again-off-again, on-again-off-again fears of a US-China trade war were back on again. The BuyBots were nowhere in sight as stocks closed near their lows of the day. The DJIA plunged […]
  • Market Update – Friday 08/09/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. At precisely 11:30 AM ET (“funny” how that happens) the BuyBots kicked in to halt the decline and mount a respectable rebound. The SellBots reappeared and resumed the selling pressure into the […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 08/08/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures trading, and never looked back. The SellBots were nowhere in sight. (Maybe they were hanging out at the beach in The Hamptons). The DJIA soared 371 points (1.4%) and the NASDAQ  jumped 176 points (2.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 08/07/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was a wild and woolly day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open. But the BuyBots stepped right in and started a rally all the way into the close. The DJIA slipped 22 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ made […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 08/06/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Following yesterday’s massive sell-off, the SkyNet BuyBots came out in full force all day to mount a strong rebound. The DJIA jumped 312 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ recovered 107 points (1.4%). There may be much more red ink tomorrow as the stock futures are down sharply again in overnight trading. Stay tuned as the […]
  • Market Update – Monday 08/05/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots were out in full force all day as the US-China trade war escalated another couple of notches. The BuyBots made a token appearance in the last hour of trading to cut into the day’s massive losses, but it was wasn’t much more than the proverbial Dead Cad Bounce. The DJIA ended down […]
  • Market Update – Friday 08/02/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was another wild roller coaster ride for US stocks, as the SkyNet SellBots kept up the recent pressure at the open of trading on Wall Street. At precisely 11:00 AM EDT (“funny” how that happens), the BuyBots stepped in to start a rally into the close and cut the day’s losses in half or […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 08/01/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was a wild roller coaster ride on Wall Street today, as the SkyNet BuyBots mounted a strong rebound from yesterday’s Fed-induced drop. At precisely 1:15 PM EDT (“funny” how that happens), Donald Trump put an end to the rally by announcing new tariffs on China. Trump says US adding more tariffs on China The […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 07/31/19 4:00 PM EDT

     The SkyNet StockBots held their ground until Fed Head Jerome Powell surprised the markets with a less than assuring statement about future interest rate cuts. Fed Chairman Powell says rate move was a ‘midcycle adjustment,’ The SellBots jumped on the news, sending US stocks sharply lower within minutes of the statement. The DJIA plunged 334 […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 07/30/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots had the advantage in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher, to cut the day’s losses. The DJIA closed down 23 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 20 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle […]
  • Market Update – Monday 07/29/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots delivered a split performance, as US stocks zigged and zagged throughout the day. The DJIA gained 29 points (0.1%) but the NASDAQ dropped 37 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues
  • Market Update – Friday 07/26/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks got a pop from the SkyNet BuyBots at the open of trading on Wall Street, and kept on going to close near the highs of the day. The DJIA gained 51 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ jumped 91 points (1.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 07/25/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots ruled the day, sending US stock down sharply at the opening of trading. From there, stocks zigged and zagged to close near the lows of the day. The DJIA dropped 129 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ tanked 83 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 07/24/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was a split personality day for US stocks as the SkyNet StockBots hammered DJIA stock Boeing and bought just about everything else. The DJIA dropped 79 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ jumped 70 points (0.8%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Tuesday 07/23/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged their way lower from the open of trading on Wall Street. At precisely noon ET (“funny” how that happens) the SkyNet BuyBots took control, sending stocks sharply higher into the close. The DJIA jumped 177 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ surged 47 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Monday 07/22/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks were under pressure from the SkyNet SellBots at open of trading on Wall Street, but it was all uphill from there as the BuyBots took control. The DJIA ended higher by 17 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ recovered yesterday’s losses with a 58 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Friday 07/19/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks got a pop from the SkyNet BuyBots at open of trading on Wall Street, but it was all downhill from there as the SellBots took control. The DJIA dropped 69 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ tanked 60 points (0.7%). Gold and silver pulled back from their recent strong rallies. Stay tuned as the […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 07/18/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks were under pressure from the SkyNet SellBots from the open of trading on Wall Street until precisely 11:45 AM (“funny” how that happens) when the BuyBots kicked into gear and pushed stocks into the green by the close. The DJIA eked out a gain of 3 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ advanced 22 […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 07/17/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots continued on summer vacation today, as US stocks zigged and zagged in quiet trading to close lower. The DJIA dropped 116 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ lost 38 points (0.4%). Gold and silver continued their recent rallies. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Tuesday 07/16/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots continued on summer vacation today, as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range to close slightly lower. The DJIA dipped 24 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 35 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Monday 07/15/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots were on summer vacation today, as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range to close slightly higher. The DJIA added another 27 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 14 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Friday 07/12/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day, pushing US stocks steadily higher all day. The DJIA jumped another 244 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ slipped 48 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 07/11/19 4:00 PM EDT

      For the fifth day in a row now, the SkyNet SellBots pushed the sell button at the open of trading on Wall Street.sending US stocks lower. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into a mixed close. The DJIA added another 227 points (0.8%) but the NASDAQ slipped 6 points (0.1%). Gold and […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 07/10/19 4:00 PM EDT

    For the fourth day in a row now, the SkyNet SellBots pushed the sell button at the open of trading on Wall Street.sending US stocks lower. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher with a big push from the SkyNet BuyBots following FedHead Powell’s appearance before Congress. The DJIA gained 119 points (0.4%) […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 07/09/19 4:00 PM EDT

    For the third day in a row, the SkyNet SellBots pushed the sell button at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range in quiet trading. The DJIA ended down 22 points (0.1%) but the NASDAQ advanced 43 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Monday 07/08/19 4:00 PM EDT

    In a repeat of last Friday, the SkyNet SellBots pushed the sell button at the open of trading on Wall Street,in reaction to the “good news” on the employment front. From there, stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 116 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ tanked 63 points […]
  • Market Update – Friday 07/05/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots pushed the sell button at the open of trading on Wall Street,in reaction to the “good news” on the employment front. At precisely 10:45 AM (“funny” how that happens), the BuyBots emerged and sparked a rally into the close, cutting the days losses. The DJIA ended down 44 points (0.2%) and the […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 07/04/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US markets closed in observation of Independence Day.  
  • Market Update – Wednesday 07/03/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots pushed US stocks to fresh highs in a patriotic salute to Independence Day. The DJIA jumped 187 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ gained 61 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Tuesday 07/02/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots seemed to have already headed to the beach for the Independence Day holiday, as US stocks zigged and zagged in a relatively narrow range in quiet trading. The DJIA edged higher by a single point and the NASDAQ added 17 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Monday 07/01/19 4:00 PM EDT

      The SkyNet BuyBots jumped all over the overnight news that the on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again trade deal with China at least temporarily went back to game on. US stocks jumped at the open of trading on Wall Street, but it was mostly downhill from there, The DJIA ended higher by 117 points (0.4%) […]
  • Market Update – Friday 06/28/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a higher close in relatively quiet trading today. The DJIA gained 73 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ advanced 38 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 06/27/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a mixed close in relatively quiet trading today. The DJIA slipped 10 points (0.1%) but the NASDAQ held on to a gain of 58 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 06/26/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots gave US stocks a boost at the open of trading on Wall Street today, as the on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again hopes of a trade deal with China at least temporarily went back to game on. But it was all downhill from there, with stocks closing near the lows of the day. […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 06/25/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots ruled the day as renewed fears of conflict with Iran took center stage. US stocks ended near the low of the day with the DJIA dropping 179 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ plunging 120 points (1.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Monday 06/24/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots were quiet again today, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a narrowly mixed close. Meanwhile, bonds, gold and bitcoin continued their monster rallies. The DJIA edged higher by 8 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 26 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Friday 06/21/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots were quiet today, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a slightly lower close. Meanwhile, gold and bitcoin continued their rallies. The DJIA slipped 34 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 20 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Thursday 06/20/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots were out in full force following following Fed Head Jerome Powell’s pronouncements yesterday afternoon, sending US stocks to new record highs. US bonds, gold and bitcoin also joined the hit parade with large rallies. The DJIA surged 249 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ jumped 64 points (0.8%). Stay tuned as the battle […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 06/19/19 4:00 PM EDT

      All eves were on Jerome Powell today as the Fed Head emerged from his lair and saw his own shadow. The SkyNet StockBots reacted with a big fat yawn and were essentially unchanged following the announcement. The DJIA ended higher by 38 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 23 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 06/18/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots really kicked it into high gear as the on-again off-again on-again off-again trade talks with China were back on, at least for today. The DJIA soared 353 points (1.3%) and the NASDAQ jumped 108 points (1.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues
  • Market Update – Monday 06/17/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots gave US stocks a boost at the open of trading on Wall Street, but there was little follow-through. Stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range for the remainder of the day. The DJIA closed higher by 23 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 48 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle […]
  • Market Update – Friday 06/14/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots continue to stay on the sidelines as US stocks zigged and zagged to a modestly lower close in quiet trading on Wall Street. The DJIA slipped 17 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 40 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues
  • Market Update – Wednesday 06/12/19 4:00 PM EDT

    It was an unusually quiet day of trading on Wall Street, as the SkyNet StockBots confined stocks to a relatively narrow range, with a slight bias to the downside. The DJIA dropped 44 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ lost 30 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues
  • Market Update – Tuesday 06/11/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots finally took a breather, after running stocks up for 5 straight days. The question is, whether today’s failed rally was a last gasp or merely “the pause that refreshes.” Only time will tell. The DJIA slipped 14 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ  broke even. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Monday 06/10/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots’ buying spree continued today, though the SellBots came back to life after lunch and cut the day’s gains by about a half. The DJIA ended higher by another 79 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ  tacked on another 81 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 06/07/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots’ buying spree continued today. The DJIA surged another 263 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ tacked on another 128 points (1.6%). Despite the euphoria this week, US stocks have recovered only about 40% of their drop over the prior six weeks. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 06/06/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Anyone doubting the existence and domination of the SkyNet StockBots in US stock markets need only look at the last three days of trading. The SkyNet BuyBots extended this week’s big rally with another big push, sending US stocks sharply higher again. The DJIA surged another 181 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ  tacked on another […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 06/05/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots extended yesterday’s big rally with another big push, sending US stocks sharply higher again. The DJIA jumped 207 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ tacked on another 48 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!