• 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!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 06/04/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Following six straight weeks of steady declines, US stocks got a lot of that back all in one day as the SkyNet BuyBots put the pedal to the metal all day. The DJIA jumped 512 points (2.0%) while the NASDAQ soared 194 points (2.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 06/03/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a near draw in the blue chip DJIA, but the infamously “tech heavy” NASDAQ got whacked again. The DJIA gained 5 points (0.1%) while the NASDAQ plunged another 120 points (1.6%). The NASDAQ is now down 10% in the last month, marking entry into official “correction” territory. Stay […]
  • Market Update – Friday 05/31/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks ended the week and the month with a decisive thumping by the SkyNet SellBots. Dow drops more than 350 points after Trump threatens new tariffs on Mexico, posts 6-week slide The DJIA is now down 1,841 points (7.0%) from its high of 26,656 on April 23. This is now six weeks in a […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 05/30/19 4:00 PM EDT The SkyNet BuyBots pushed US stocks slightly higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged in a relatively narrow range and closed modestly higher. The DJIA gained 43 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 20 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 05/29/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots had the upper hand as trading opened on Wall Street, sending stocks sharply lower on persistent fears that the US-China trade dispute will not be resolved anytime soon.The BuyBots stepped in a couple of times to mitigate the damage, but to little avail. The DJIA tumbled another 221 points (0.9%) and the […]
  • Market Update – Monday 05/27/19

    US financial markets closed in observation of Memorial Day.
  • Market Update – Friday 05/24/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots boosted market at the open of trading on Wall Street, but from there, stocks zigged and zagged and drifted quietly into the close ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend. The DJIA gained 95 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 8 points (1.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 05/23/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots ruled the day, sending US stocks sharply lower on (surprise) new fears that the trade war with China might indeed become a reality. At precisely 3:00 PM EDT (funny how that happens), the SkyNet BuyBots stepped in and cut the day’s losses by about a quarter.  But still, the DJIA ended down […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 05/22/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day, sending US stocks higher on renewed hopes that the trade war with China will be averted. The DJIA jumped 197 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ recovered 83 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 05/21/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots bad the upper hand in overnight futures trading, leading to a sharp drop at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly lower close. The DJIA dipped 79 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ dropped 35 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle […]
  • Market Update – Monday 05/20/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots bad the upper hand in overnight futures trading, leading to a sharp drop at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a lower close. The DJIA dipped 84 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ took it on the chin for 114 points (1.5%). Stay […]
  • Market Update – Friday 05/17/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out all day as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a lower close. The DJIA dipped 99 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ dropped 82 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 05/16/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks continued their recovery from Monday’s mini-crash, as the SkyNet BuyBots stepped in on continued hopes that the US trade war with China might not be so damaging to the world economy. The DJIA gained 215 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ added 75 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 05/15/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks continued their recovery from Monday’s mini-crash, as the SkyNet BuyBots stepped in on continued hopes that the US trade war with China might not be so damaging to the world economy. The DJIA gained 116 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ bounced 87 points (1.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 05/14/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks recovered from yesterday’s mini-crash, as the SkyNet BuyBots stepped in on hopes that the US trade war with China might not be so damaging to the world economy. The DJIA rebounded 207 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ bounced 87 points (1.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 05/13/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Again, the on-again off-again trade dispute between Donal Trump and China took center stage as the SkyNet SellBots pounded stocks right off the bat and kept on going. The SkyNet BuyBots were nowhere in site to mount an afternoon rally, as they did often last week. The DJIA plunged 622 points (2.4%) and the NASDAQ […]
  • Market Update – Friday 05/10/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Again, the SkyNet SellBots pounded US stock this morning on continued fears that Donald Trump may impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods.And just like yesterday, the BuyBots jumped in just before noon when Trump tweeted an optimistic message on the trade situation. The DJIA, down 300 points early, rallied to close up 114 […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 05/09/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots pounded US stock this morning on continued fears that Donald Trump may impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. The BuyBots cautiously stepped in just before noon when Trump tweeted an optimistic message on the trade situation. The DJIA, down 425 points early, closed down 139 points (0.5%) and the […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 05/08/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Following the last two days of sharp losses, the SkyNet BuyBots were unable to mount much of a rally as US stocks ended narrowly mixed in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA edged higher by 2 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ slipped another 20 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 05/07/19 4:00 PM EDT

    In a stunning  reversal of yesterday’s action, the SkyNet SellBots were out in full force, sending US stocks sharply lower on renewed fears that Donald Trump may impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. Only a late-day rally prevented even sharper losses. The DJIA ended down 473 points (1.8%) and the NASDAQ got […]
  • Market Update – Monday 05/06/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots were out in full force in Sunday night futures trading, driving US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street on fears that Donald Trump may impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. But that was all she wrote on teh downside, as the BuyButs immediately took […]
  • Market Update – Friday 05/03/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots put the pedal to the metal, sending US stocks  to fresh highs. The DJIA jumped 197 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ soared 127 points (1.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update -Thursday 05/02/19 4:00 PM EDT

    Once again, the SkyNet SellBots had the upper hand at the open of trading, sending US stock sharply lower. At precisely noon EDT (funny how that happens), the BuyBots stepped in and launched a rally to cut  the day’s losses. The DJIA closed down 122 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ dropped 12 points (0.2%). Stay […]
  • Market Update -Wednesday 05/01/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged in relatively in quiet trading until precisely 2:15 PM EDT (“funny” how that happens) when the SkyNet SellBots kicked in and sent stocks to a broadly lower close. The DJIA sank 163 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ dropped 46 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update -Tuesday 04/30/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots had the upper hand at the open of trading, sending US stock sharply lower. At precisely 11:00 AM EDT (funny how that happens), the BuyBots stepped in and launched a rally into a mixed close. The DJIA closed up 39 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped 66 points (0.8%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update -Monday 04/29/19 4:00 PM EDT

      The SkyNet BuyBots had the upper hand most of the day, sending US stocks slowly and steadily higher. The SellBots showed up in the last hour of trading, cutting into the days’ gains a bit. The DJIA closed up 11 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 15 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle […]
  • Market Update -Friday 04/26/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots had the upper hand at the open of trading on Wall Street, but the BuyBots jumped right in and pushed stocks higher the rest of the day into a modestly positive close. The DJIA gained 81 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ added 27 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the […]
  • Market Update -Thursday 04/25/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet SellBots unloaded on DJIA component 3M, as its earnings report “disappointed” Wall Street. The DJIA dropped 135 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ added 16 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update -Wednesday 04/24/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged into a modestly lower close as the SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 59 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ slipped 19 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update -Tuesday 04/23/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots kicked it in to high gear today, sending the NASDAQ and S&P 500 to record high closes. The DJIA gained 145 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ jumped 106 points (1.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 04/22/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged to a mixed close as the SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines in quiet trading. The DJIA dropped 48 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 17 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 04/18/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US markets are closed in observance of Good Friday.
  • Market Update – Thursday 04/18/19 4:00 PM EDT

    With all eyes on Washington, D.C. and the release of the now infamous Mueller Report, the SkyNet BuyBots pushed US stocks mostly higher in pre-holiday trading. The DJIA gained 110 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 2 points (0.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 04/17/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines in quiet trading as Washington and Wall Street wait with bated breath for tomorrow’s release of the infamous Mueller Report. The DJIA slipped 3 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ dropped 4 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 04/16/19 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks zigged and zagged to a modestly higher close as the SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines in quiet trading. The DJIA gained 67 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ added 24 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 04/02/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a mixed close in relatively quiet trading today. The DJIA dropped 90 points (0.3%) while the NASDAQ gained 20 points (0.3%). 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 – Wednesday 03/20/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out again as US stocks zigged and zagged in the wake of Fed Head Jerome Powell’s policy announcement. The DJIA dropped 142 points (0.6%) but the NASDAQ held on to a gain of 5 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 – 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Market Update – Monday 03/11/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots kicked it into high gear today, sending US stocks sharply higher all day long. The DJIA jumped 200 points (0.8%), and the NASDAQ soared 150 points (2.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 03/08/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots had the upper hand in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the BuyBots stepped right up and mounted a respectable rally into the close, significantly cutting the day’s losses. The DJIA closed down 23 points (0.1%), and the NASDAQ dropped […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 03/07/19 4:00 PM EST

    In a replay of yesterday, the SkyNet SellBots keep the pressure on most of the day, sending US stocks to a solidly negative close. The DJIA dropped 200 points (0.8%), and the NASDAQ tanked 84 points (1.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 03/06/19 4:00 PM EST

      The SkyNet SellBots keep the pressure on most of the day, sending US stocks to a solidly negative close. The DJIA dropped 133 points (0.5%), and the NASDAQ tanked 70 points (0.9%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 03/05/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off, as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range and closed slightly lower. The DJIA edged lower by 13 points (0.1%), and the NASDAQ slipped one point (0.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 03/04/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots got right to work at the open of trading in New York, sending stocks plunging. Stocks continued the dramatic plunge until precisely 1:00 PM ET (“funny” how that happens)  when the BuyBots kicked in and cut the days’ losses with a rally into the close. The DJIA ended down 207 points (0.8%), […]
  • Market Update – Friday 03/01/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots got to work in the overnight futures session again, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open in New York. From there, stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a solidly higher close. The DJIA gained 110 points (0.4%), and the NASDAQ added 62 points (0.8%). Stay tuned as the […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 02/28/19 4:00 PM EST

    For the third day in a row, the SkyNet SellBots got to work in the overnight futures session again, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open in New York. From there, stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a modestly lower close. The DJIA dropped 69 points (0.3%), and the NASDAQ lost […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 02/27/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots got to work in the overnight futures session again, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open in New York. From there, stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a mixed close. The DJIA dropped 72 points (0.3%), and the NASDAQ edged higher by 5 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 02/26/19 4:00 PM EST

    In a reversal of yesterday, the SkyNet SellBots got to work in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open in New York. From there, stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a modestly lower close. The DJIA dropped 34 points (0.1%), and the NASDAQ slipped 5 points (0.1%). […]
  • Market Update – Monday 02/25/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots got to work in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open in New York. However, it was all downhill from there, as stocks closed at the low of the day, though still solidly in positive territory. The DJIA ended higher by 60 points (0.3%), and the NASDAQ […]
  • Market Update – Friday 02/22/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots kept the buying pressure going to close out a strong week to the upside. The DJIA gained 181 points (0.7%), and the NASDAQ surged 68 points (0.9%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 02/21/19 4:00 PM EST

    Yet again, the SkyNet StockBots were largely quiet as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a modestly lower close. The DJIA dropped 104 points (0.4%), and the NASDAQ lost 29 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 02/20/19 4:00 PM EST

    In a near-replay of yesterday, the SkyNet StockBots took the day off again as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range in quiet trading. The DJIA gained 63 points (0.2%), and the NASDAQ edged higher by 2 points (0.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 02/19/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range in quiet trading. The DJIA gained 8 points (0.1%), and the NASDAQ added 14 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!