• Market Update Wednesday 03/25/20

    Yesterday’s monster rally continued at the open of trading on Wall Street, but the SkyNet SellBots quickly reversed the action, sending stocks sharply lower. Not to be outdone, the BuyBots countered and ignited another rally. A selloff in the last hour yielded a mixed close. The DJIA gained 249 points (2.4%) but NASDAQ dropped 34 […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 03/24/20

    The Federal Reserve and DC Swamp politicians finally threw enough stimulus, subsidies and spending at the financial markets, $8,000,000,000,000 at last count, to get the undivided attention of the SkyNet BuyBots. Dow posts 2,112 point gain biggest ever It was a rally of epic proportion, the first solid reaction to the Bear Market that started […]
  • Market Update Monday 03/23/20

    To quote the infamous yogi (Berra that is), “It’s deja vu all over again:” another Manic Monday. The SkyNet StockBots battled it out as stocks zigged and zagged their way into another solid down day. The US Federal Reserve threw even the kitchen sink into today’s efforts to stem the bloodbath in US stocks, to […]
  • Market Update Friday 03/20/20

    Following yesterday’s relatively calm trading, the SkyNet SellBots kicked things back in gear with another dramatic sell-off. A brief morning rally quickly turned into another waterfall decline. A last hour rally trimmed the day’s damage just a bit. Dow ends down over 900 points in wild action, as stocks book worst week since 2008. The […]
  • Market Update Thursday 03/19/20

    US stocks traded in a relatively narrow range for the first time in weeks. The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA recovered 188 points (0.9%) and […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 03/18/20

    It was another devastating day on Wall Street. US stocks mini-crashed again as the SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street and triggering circuit breakers and a trading halt. The SellBots continued the unrelenting pressure and only a last hour […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 03/17/20

    After yesterday’s historic plunge, the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. But as soon as the bulls breathed a sigh of relief, the SellBots stepped right in and erased all of the early gains. But Donald Trump & Co. […]
  • Market Update Monday 03/16/20

    It was “Just Another Manic Monday,” as the SkyNet SellBots orchestrated yet another massive attack on US stocks. On Sunday, Fed Head Jerome Powell threw in the towel and cut the Fed’s interest rates essentially to zero. That financial bazooka backfired as the SkyNet StockBots interpreted that as a sign of desperation and panic. Panic […]
  • Market Update Friday 03/13/20

    Friday the 13th turned out to be a very lucky day for stock market bulls. The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. But as soon as the BuyBots breathed a sigh of relief, the SellBots stepped right in and […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 03/11/20

    The blood-letting continued today as the SkyNet SellBots set the stage in the overnight futures trading session and kept the pressure on all the way into the close. ,The DJIA plunged another 1,465 points (5.9%) and the NASDAQ shed another 411 points (4.9%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 03/09/20

    It was a day for the record books, as The Great Bear Market of 2020 accelerated in dramatic fashion. The feud between Saudi Arabia and Russia over oil production  added even more fuel to the coronavirus fire which sparked the sell-off  two weeks ago. The SkyNet SellBots set the stage in the overnight futures trading […]
  • Market Update Thursday 03/05/20

    The on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again fears over Cornoavirus mania was definitely in on-again mode. The SkyNet SellBots regained control in overnight futures trading and kept right on going all the way into the close. The DJIA plunged 969 points (3.6%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 279 points (3.1%). US bonds continued to […]
  • Market Update Thursday 03/05/20

    The on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again fears over Cornoavirus mania was definitely in on-again mode. The SkyNet SellBots regained control in overnight futures trading and kept right on going all the way into the close. The DJIA plunged 969 points (3.6%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 279 points (3.1%). US bonds continued to […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 03/04/20

    The on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again fears over Cornoavirus mania was definitely in off-again mode. The SkyNet BuyBots regained control in overnight futures trading and kept right on going all the way into the close. The DJIA soared 1,173 points (4.5%) and the NASDAQ jumped 334 points (3.8%). US bonds continued to […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 03/03/20

    Following last week’s wild, woolly and hair-raising mini-crash and yesterday’s historic rebound, the SkyNet SellBots regained control as Fed Head Jerome Powell delivered a widely-expected but disappointing “surprise” 50 basis point interest rate cut. The SellBots erased some early morning gains and send US stocks sharply lower into the close. So much for the “Dead […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 03/03/20

    Following last week’s wild, woolly and hair-raising mini-crash and yesterday’s historic rebound, the SkyNet SellBots regained control as Fed Head Jerome Powell delivered a widely-expected but disappointing “surprise” 50 basis point interest rate cut. The SellBots erased some early morning gains and send US stocks sharply lower into the close. So much for the “Dead […]
  • Market Update Monday 03/02/20

    Following last week’s wild, woolly and hair-raising mini-crash on Wall Street, the SkyNet BuyBots said “Coronavirus be damned, enough is enough, full speed ahead” and mounted one of the largest rallies in US stock market history, The trillion dollar question is, was this merely a classic  “Dead Cat Bounce” or the beginning of the next […]
  • Market Update Friday 02/28/20

    The week ended with another wild, woolly and hair-raising day on Wall Street, as Cornoavirus mania spread around the world. The SkyNet SellBots took control of trading in overnight futures once again, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged until a last-hour rally […]
  • Market Update Thursday 02/27/20

    It was another wild, woolly and hair-raising day on Wall Street, as Cornoavirus mania spread around the world. The SkyNet SellBots took control of trading in overnight futures once again, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. Ar precisely 10:30 AM EST (“funny” how that happens), the SkyNet BuyBots […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 02/26/20

    The SkyNet BuyBots attempted a rally in overnight futures trading, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into a mixed close. The DJIA ended down 124 points (0.5%) but the NASDAQ managed to hang on to a gain of 15 points (0.2%).  US bonds […]
  • 03/04/20 – Michael Lebowitz: A Black Swan In The Ointment

    In 2007, Nassim Taleb wrote a bestselling and highly impactful book titled The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. The book uses the analogy of a black swan to describe negative events that appear to be very rare and occur without warning. Since the book was published, the term black swan has been […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 02/25/20

    US stocks got bashed, trashed and smashed for the second straight day as China’s Coronavirus continued to spread into several new countries around the world. The SkyNet BuyBots attempted a meager rally in the overnight futures, but that was quickly overwhelmed by waves and waves of pressure from the SellBots. Stocks ended just a few […]
  • US stocks got bashed, trashed and smashed today as fears about the spreading of  China’s Coronavirus were definitely back in “on” mode. The SkyNet SellBots took control of trading in overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged, closing near the lows […]
  • Market Update Friday 02/21/20

    The on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again fears about the spreading of  China’s Coronavirus were definitely back in “on” mode today. The SkyNet SellBots took control of trading in overnight futures, 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 ended […]
  • Market Update Thursday 02/20/20

    The on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again fears about the spreading of  China’s Coronavirus were back in “on” mode today. The SkyNet SellBots took control of trading at precisely 10:30 AM EST (“funny” how that happens), sending US stocks sharply lower until precisely 11:30 AM EST (“funny” how that happens), when the BuyBots sparked a rebound into […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 02/19/20

    The on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again fears about the spreading of  China’s Coronavirus were back in “off” mode today, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control of trading in overnight futures, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks wanderer into a higher close. The DJIA ended up 116 points […]
  • Market Update Monday 02/17/20

    US markets closed in observance of President’s Day. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Friday 02/14/20

    The SkyNet StockBots slipped away early for the long holiday weekend as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly mixed close in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA slipped 25 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 19 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 02/13/20

    The on-again off-again on-again off-again on-again off-again fears about the spreading of  China’s Coronavirus were back in “on” mode today, as the SkyNet SellBots took control of trading in overnight futures, sending US stocks lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close. The DJIA dropped […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 02/12/20

    The buying panic resumed today as the Coronavirus is now seen as bullish, since the Federal Reserve and other central banks will flood the world with liquidity if the virus continues to spread. The SkyNet BuyBots took control of trading in overnight futures, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 02/11/20

    US stocks zigged and zagged all day long as the SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a near draw. The DJIA broke even and the NASDAQ added 10 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 02/10/20

    The buying panic resumed today as the Coronavirus is now seen as bullish, since the Federal Reserve and other central banks will flood the world with liquidity if the virus continues to spread. The SkyNet BuyBots took control of trading in overnight futures, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. […]
  • Market Update Friday 02/07/20

    The buying panic over the last few days finally subsided, as the SkyNet SellBots took control of trading in overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close. The DJIA plunged 277 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ ended […]
  • Market Update Thursday 02/06/20

    The buying panic continued today as the SkyNet BuyBots took control of trading in overnight futures trading and launched a rally at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close. The DJIA ended higher by another 883 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ added 63 points […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 02/05/20

    The buying panic continued today as the SkyNet BuyBots took control of trading in overnight futures trading and launched a massive rally at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close. The DJIA ended higher by another 483 points (1.6%) and the NASDAQ added 40 […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 02/04/20

    Coronavirus? What Coronavirus? Seems as if the SkyNet BuyBots are immune. They took control of trading in overnight futures trading and launched a massive rally at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 407 points (1.4%) and the NASDAQ […]
  • The SkyNet BuyBots took control of trading in overnight futures trading, sparking a respectable rebound from Friday’s Coronavirus-inspired major selloff. The open of trading on Wall Street marked the high of the day as stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close. The DJIA rebounded 144 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ recovered much of […]
  • Market Update Friday 01/31/20

    US stocks ended the week on the month on a sharp down day, as the SkyNet SellBots ruled the day over expanding fears over the spreading of the Coronavirus. Dow falls 600 points, capping turbulent week for stocks as coronavirus fears escalate The DJIA plunged 603 points (2.1%) and the NASDAQ got smashed for 148 […]
  • Market Update Thursday 01/30/20

    US stocks zigged and zagged all over the place as the SkyNet StockBots tried to sort through the latest news on the Coronavirus. The DJIA ended higher by 125 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ added 24 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Wednesday 01/29/20

    US stocks zigged and zagged in a relatively narrow range as the SkyNet StockBots shifted attention from the Coronavirus to the Federal Reserve, which held interest rate policy steady. The DJIA added 11 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 5 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Tuesday 01/28/20

    As fears of the Chinese Coronavirus spreading around the world abated a bit, the SkyNet BuyBots dominated the day, sparking a large rebound in US stocks. The DJIA rallied 187 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ surged 130 points (1.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 01/27/20

    With all eyes still on the US Senate and the impeachment trial of Donald Trump as well as the developing story about the Chinese Coronavirus spreading to other locations, the SkyNet SellBots dominated the day again, sending US stocks sharply lower. The DJIA plunged 453 points (1.6%) and the NASDAQ tanked 175 points (1.9%). Stay […]
  • Market Update Friday 01/24/20

    With all eyes still on the US Senate and the impeachment trial of Donald Trump as well as the developing story about the Chinese Coronavirus spreading to other locations, the SkyNet SellBots dominated the day, sending US stocks sharply lower. The DJIA dropped 170 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ tanked 88 points (0.9%). Stay tuned […]
  • Market Update Thursday 01/23/20

    With all eyes still on the US Senate and the impeachment trial of Donald Trump as well as the developing story about the Chinese Coronavirus spreading to other locations, US stocks zigged and zagged and closed narrowly mixed again. The DJIA slipped 26 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 18 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 01/22/20

    With all eyes on the US Senate and the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, US stocks zigged and zagged and closed narrowly mixed. The DJIA slipped 9 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 13 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Tuesday 01/21/20

    With all eyes on the US Senate and the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, the SkyNet SellBots controlled most of the action on Wall Street today. The DJIA dropped 152 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ slipped 18 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 01/20/20

    US financial markets closed in observance Martin Luther King Day.
  • Market Update Friday 01/17/20

    The buying frenzy resumed as the SkyNet BuyBots controlled most of the action on Wall Street today. The DJIA tacked on another 50 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ surged 98 points (1.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 01/16/20

    The buying frenzy resumed as the SkyNet BuyBots controlled most of the action on Wall Street today. The DJIA jumped another 267 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ added 32 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Wednesday 01/15/20

    The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines as US stocks zigged and zagged into  a modestly higher close in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA gained 90 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ added 7 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Tuesday 01/14/20

    The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines as US stocks zigged and zagged into  a mixed close in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA gained 32 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ slipped 22 points (1.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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. […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 – Wednesday 12/25/19 4:00 PM EST

    Most world markets are closed today.
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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%). […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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. […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 11/28/19 4:00 PM EST

    US markets closed for Thanksgiving Day.
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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.