• Market Update Thursday 11/19/20

    The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. But it was mostly uphill from there as the SkyNet BuyBots sent stocks higher into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 45 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ gained 103 points (0.9%). […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 11/18/20

    US stocks got a bit of a boost in early trading as new reports of a Covid vaccine. But it was mostly downhill from there as the SkyNet SellBots took control i the last hour, sending stocks reeling into the close. The DJIA plunged 345 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ dropped 98 points (0.8%). Gold […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 11/17/20

    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 as a partial recovery cut the day’s  earlier losses. The DJIA ended lower by 166 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ lost 24 points (0.2%). Stay tuned […]
  • Market Update Monday 11/16/20

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures trading, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street, and right on through to the close. Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs Monday as stock market rallies amid vaccine progress The DJIA jumped 470 points (1.6%) and the NASDAQ tacked […]
  • Market Update Friday 11/13/20

    \It was definitely a “risk on” day as 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 into  higher close. The DJIA ended higher by 399 points (1.4%) and the NASDAQ jumped 119 points (1.0%). […]
  • Stocks opened widely mix, but the SkyNet SellBots jumped right in and sent stocks sharply lower into the close. The DJIA dropped 317 points (1.2%) but the NASDAQ tanked another 77 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Wednesday 11/11/20

     Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Tuesday 11/10/20

    In a replay of yesterday, it was another wild day of trading on Wall Street. Stocks opened widely mix, and stayed that way right into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 262 points (0.9%) abut the NASDAQ tanked another 160 points (1.4%). Gold and silver staged a solid rebound. Stay tuned as the battle […]
  • Market Update Monday 11/09/20

    Wow, what a wild day on Wall Street. News of a successful Covid vaccine set off the skyrockets in the early morning futures trading, leading to a massive rally at the open of trading on Wall Street. But it was very mixed trading the rest of the day, as the SkyNet SellBots pounced on the […]
  • Market Update Friday 11/06/20

    The post-election frenzy finally settled won a bit, with a relatively quiet day of trading on Wall Street. The DJIA dropped 66 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ edged higher by 4 points (0.1%). Gold and silver extended the recent rally. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 11/05/20

    With all eyes STILL awaiting the final results of the presidential elections, the SkyNet BuyBots again took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA jumped another 543 points (1.9%) and the NASDAQ surged […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 11/04/20

    With all eyes still awaiting the final results of yesterday’s elections, 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, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. S&P 500, Nasdaq book best postelection day gains in history The DJIA […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 11/03/20

    With all eyes anxiously awaiting the results of the elections tonight, 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, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA jumped another 555 points (2.0%) and the NASDAQ surged 203 points (1.8%). […]
  • Market Update Monday 11/02/20

    Following last week’s drubbing, it was time for a rebound as 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, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA jumped 423 points (1.6%) and the NASDAQ advanced 46 points (0.4%). […]
  • Market Update Friday 10/30/20

    It was a down day to end the down week, as once again the SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks down sharply at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA dropped 157 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ tanked 274 […]
  • Market Update Thursday 10/29/20

    Following the bashing over the previous few days, the SkyNet BuyBots finally made an appearance and sparked a respectable rebound. The DJIA ended up 139 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ jumped 180 points (1.6%). Gold and silver rebounded a bit too. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Wednesday 10/28/20

    The SkyNet SellBots ruled the day with a vengeance again, on fears of another wave of COVID-19 ravaging Europe and the US. Stocks plunged from the open until mid-afternoon when a short covering rally helped to stem the selling. The DJIA ended down 943 points (3.3%) and the NASDAQ tanked 426 points (3.7%). Gold and […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 10/27/20

    Following yesterday’s drubbing, US stocks staged a widely diverging performance. The SkyNet BuyBots focused on the high tech sector while the blue chips took it on the chin again. The DJIA ended down 222 points (0.8%) but the NASDAQ rebounded 72 points (0.6%). Gold and silver gained a bit. Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update Monday 10/26/20

    The SkyNet Sell Bots ruled the day with a vengeance, on fears of another wave of COVID-19 ravaging Europe and the US. Stocks plunged from the open until shortly before the close, when a short covering rally cut into the day’s red ink. The DJIA ended down 650 points (2.3%) and the NASDAQ tanked 189 […]
  • Market Update Friday 10/23/20

    US stocks opened flat. then plunged then rebounded strongly into a narrowly mixed close. The DJIA dropped 28 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ added 42 points (0.3%). Gold and silver recovered a bit. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 10/22/20

    US stocks opened flat. then dipped, then rebounded strongly into the close on optimism that Congress and the White House may finally agree on yet another round of monetary “stimulus.” The DJIA gained 153 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ added 21 points (0.2%). Gold and silver got whacked on the stronger US dollar trading. Stay […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 10/21/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading as US stocks opened mixed and then zigged and zagged into a lower close. The DJIA lost 97 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ slipped 31 points (0.3%). Gold and silver gained a bit. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Tuesday 10/20/20

    Following yesterday’s drubbing,US stocks staged a bit of a comeback, as the SkyNet BuyBots did some selective buying. Stocks zigged and zagged into a modestly higher close. The DJIA gained 113 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ added 37 points (0.3%). Gold and silver gained a bit. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update Monday 10/19/20

    US stocks got bashed, trashed and smashed as the SkyNet SellBots ruled the day. Beyond a brief pop at the open of trading, it was all downhill into the close. The DJIA plunged 411 points (1.4%) and the NASDAQ tanked 192 points (1.6%). Gold and silver slipped a bit. Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update Friday 10/16/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading on Wall Street, as US stocks zigged and zagged into a mixed close. The DJIA ended higher by 112 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ dropped 42 points (0.4%). Gold and silver slipped a bit. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 10/15/20

    The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. But it was all uphill from there, as the BuyBots sparked a rally and cut the day’s losses by the close. The DJIA ended down 20 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ dropped […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 10/14/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading as US stocks opened mixed and then zigged and zagged into a lower close. The DJIA lost another 165 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ dropped 95 points (0.8%). Gold and silver gained a bit. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Tuesday 10/13/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading as US stocks opened mixed and drifted into a mostly lower close. The DJIA dropped 158 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ slipped 12 points (0.1%). Gold and silver got whacked. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 10/12/20

    It was another “Up, Up, and Away” day as US stocks continued last week’s rally. The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures, sending stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into a higher close. The DJIA gained 250 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ surged 296 […]
  • Market Update Friday 10/09/20

    US stocks tacked on more gains following yesterday’s rally. The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures, sending stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into a higher close. The DJIA gained 161 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ tacked on another 158 points (1.4%). Gold […]
  • Market Update Thursday 10/08/20

    US stocks tacked on more gains following yesterday’s rally. The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures, sending stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into a higher close. The DJIA gained 122 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 56 points (0.5%). Gold and […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 10/06/20

    What a difference a Tweet makes! All was going well on Wall Street until 2:45 PM EDT when President Trump suspended negotiations with the Democrat leadership in Congres sover further “economic stimulus.” The SkyNet SellBots immediately  panicked and sent stocks reeling into the close. Stocks Dip On Report There Is “Lots Of Skepticism” The DJIA […]
  • Market Update Monday 10/05/20

    All eyes on Wall Street again turned to the White House as President Trump responded positively to treatment for Covi-19 infection. It was an Up. Up and Away day as 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, […]
  • Market Update Friday 10/02/20

    All eyes on Wall Street turned to the White House as President Trump announced to the world that he tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. The SkyNet SellBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and […]
  • Market Update Thursday 10/01/20

    The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 35 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ outperformed, gaining 159 points (1.4%). Gold and silver gained a […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 09/30/20

    Following last night’s free-for-all presidential “debate,” US stocks jumped at the open of trading on Wall Street. The SkyNet BuyBots kept the pressure on until precisely 2:00 PM (“funny” how that happens) when the SellBots took over and halted the rally. The DJIA ended higher by 329 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ gained 82 points […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 09/29/20

    After a few days of rally, US stocks eased back in anticipation of tonight’s presidential debate. The DJIA dropped 131 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ slipped 203 points (0.3%). Gold and silver continued to rebound. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 09/28/20

    US stocks picked up right where they left off on Friday, solidly in Buy Mode as the SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day from open to close. The DJIA jumped another 410 points (1.5%) and the NASDAQ soared 203 points (1.8%). Following last week’s drubbing, gold and silver returned to the plus side. Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update Friday 09/25/20

    US stocks were fully back in Buy Mode as the SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day from open to close. The DJIA jumped 358 points (1.3%) and the NASDAQ soared 241 points (2.3%). Gold and silver retreated again. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 09/24/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading as US stocks zigged and zagged all day to end modestly higher. The DJIA recovered 52 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ bounced 29 points (0.4%). Gold and silver stabilized with a small advance. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Wednesday 09/23/20

    After a couple of days or recovery, US stocks were in full sell-off mode again. The SkyNet SellBots applied pressure all day, with US stocks closing enar the lows of the day. Stocks Got Crushed Because the Market Really Wants Fiscal Stimulus The DJIA plunged 525 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ cratered 331 points (3.0%). […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 09/22/20

    US stocks extended yesterday’s late recovery, advancing steadily most of the day in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA gained 142 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ jumped 184 points (1.72%). Gold and silver dropped a bit further. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 09/21/20

    Last week’s selloff continued in Sunday night’s futures session, as the SkyNet SellBots sent US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. The selling abated a bit in the last hour, bouncing stocks off the lows of the day. Monday’s stock-market selloff sets up worst September in 18 years The DJIA […]
  • Market Update Friday 09/18/20

    This week’s selloff continued in the overnight futures session, as the SkyNet SellBots sent US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. The selling continued until precisely 1:30 PM EDT (“funny” how that happens) when the BuyBots finally stepped in and rallied stocks to cut the day’s losses. The DJIA ended […]
  • Market Update Thursday 09/17/20

    Yesterday afternoon’s selloff continued in the overnight futures session, as the SkyNet SellBots sent US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into a solidly lower close. The DJIA ended down 130 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ tanked 140 points (1.3%). Gold and […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 09/16/20

    Morning trading was quiet ahead of Fed Head Jerome Powell’s afternoon press  Following the Fed’s announcement that it will not even consider considering raising interest rates for years to come, surprisingly, stocks sold off. Fed sees interest rates near zero until end of 2023 The DJIA held on to a 37 point gain (0.1%) but […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 09/15/20

    In quiet trading ahead of tomorrow’s Federal Reserve meeting, US stocks opened a bit higher and then zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA just about broke even and the NASDAQ added another 133 points (1.2%). Gold and silver were little changed. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 09/14/20

    Following last week’s drubbings, the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading. From there, stocks zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA jumped 327 points (1.2%) and the NASDAQ soared 203 points (1.9%). Gold and silver resumed their rallies. Stay tuned as the […]
  • Market Update Friday 09/11/20

    US stocks were back in split decision mode as the SkyNet Sell Bots took another whack at tech stocks.sending US stocks opened a bit higher and then zigged and zagged into a mixed close. The DJIA ended higher 131 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ dropped 66 points (0.6%). Gold and silver continued to consolidate recent […]
  • Market Update Thursday 09/10/20

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading. But it was all downhill from there into the close. Dow sheds more than 400 points, Nasdaq leads market selloff as tech rebound fades The DJIA ended down 220 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ plunged 222  […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 09/09/20

    Following three straight where US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed, the SkyNet BuyBots finally jumped in and  took control in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading. From there, stocks zigged and zagged to close a bit off the highs of the day. The DJIA recovered 439 points […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 09/08/20

    For the third day in a row, US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed as the SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading. From there, stocks zigged and zagged to close near the lows of the day. The DJIA plunged 632 points (2.5%) and […]
  • Market Update Monday 09/07/20

    US markets closed for the Labor Day holiday.
  • Market Update Friday 09/04/20

    US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed again as the SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading. The plunge continued until precisely 10:45 AM (“funny how that happens) when the BuyBots stepped in an sparked a rally into the close, cutting the day’s losses. […]
  • Market Update Thursday 09/03/20

    For the first time in four months, US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed as the SkyNet SellBots kicked it into full reverse gear and unleashed a torrent of wave after wave of selling. Stocks plunge, with the Dow dropping more than 800 points The DJIA plunged 827 points (2.8%) and the NASDAQ gained 116 […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 09/02/20

    US stocks were back in “up, up  and away” mode, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session. sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA jumped 455 points (1.5%) and the NASDAQ gained […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 09/01/20

    US stocks were back in “up, up  and away” mode, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session. sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA gained 215 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ jumped […]
  • 09/04/20 – April Joyner: 2016 all over again? Investors ready for big market moves as U.S. election nears

    Market volatility is back – and investors expect more wild swings in the coming weeks and months as the U.S. presidential election closes in. Regardless of who wins the Nov. 3 election, some market watchers say, markets are likely to grow more turbulent. Read More.
  • Market Update Monday 08/31/20

    US stocks were back in “up, up  and away” mode, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session. sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA gained 161 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ advanced […]
  • Market Update Friday 08/28/20

    It was another decidedly split decision on Wall Street as the SkyNet BuyBots shifted focused to te big tech stocks as the Wall Street pundits tinkered with the stocks inludded in the DJIA. As a result, the DJIA  dropped 224 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ powered ahead 80 points (0.7%). Gold held steady as silver […]
  • Market Update Thursday 08/27/20

    It was another split decision on Wall Street as the SkyNet BuyBots shifted focused from the big tech stocks to the big industrial companies. The DJIA gained 160 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ dropped 40 points (0.3%). Gold and silver continued to slip and consolidate recent gains. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • 09/03/20 – Tyler Clifford: ‘We could have another 10% fall, easily,’ El-Erian warns after big sell-off

    Wall Street could be headed for correction territory if there is a shift in investor attitude, Allianz’s chief economist Mohamed El-Erian said after the biggest market decline in months. Read More.
  • Market Update Wednesday 08/26/20

    US stocks were back in “up, up  and away” mode, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session. sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA gained 83 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ jumped […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 08/25/20

    It was another split decision on Wall Street as the SkyNet BuyBots continued to focus on the big tech stocks. The DJIA dropped 60 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ gained 86 points (0.7%). Gold and silver continued to slip and consolidate recent gains. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Monday 08/24/20

    It was another “up, up  and away” day as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session. sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA jumped 378 points (1.3%) and the NASDAQ gained 68 points […]
  • Market Update Friday 08/21/20

    It was another “up, up  and away” day as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session. sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA jumped 190 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ gained 46 points […]
  • Market Update Thursday 08/20/20

    It was another “up, up  and away” day as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session. sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way higher into the close. The DJIA gained 46 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ jumped 118 points […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 08/19/20

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks zigged and zagged until precisely 2:00 PM EDT (“funny” how that happens)when the SellBots jumped in and sent stocks lower into the close. The DJIA dropped 85 points (0.3%) but […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 08/18/20

    Yet again, it was a anther decidedly split decision on Wall Street, as US stocks zigged and zagged into a mixed close. The DJIA dropped 66 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ gained 81 points (0.7%). Gold and silver zigged and zagged to close a bit higher. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update Monday 08/17/20

    Yet again, it was a anther decidedly split decision on Wall Street, as US stocks zigged and zagged into a narrowly mixed close. The DJIA dropped 86 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ jumped 110 points (1.0%). Gold regained $45 following last week’s smash. Silver surged 6%. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update Friday 08/14/20

    It was a another decidedly split decision on Wall Street, as US stocks zigged and zagged into the mixed close. The DJIA dropped 86 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ jumped 110 points (1.0%).  Gold jumped $45, recovering from last week’s smashing. Silver surged 6%. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 08/13/20

    It was a anther decidedly split decision on Wall Street, as the SkyNet StockBots pretty much stayed on the sidelines. The DJIA dropped 80 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ added 30 points (0.3%).  Gold and silver continued to bounce a bit following Tuesday’s drubbing. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Wednesday 08/12/20

    It was another “Up, Up and Away” day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in overnight futures trading and kept right on going into the close. The DJIA gained 289 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ jumped 229 points (2.1%). Gold and silver stabilized after yesterday’s drubbing. Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 08/11/20

    Seems as if everything on Wall Street got whacked today, as the SkyNet BuyBots unleashed a flood of selling across the board. The DJIA dropped 105 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ tanked 186 (1.7%). Gold plunged more than $100 of its recent highs, and silver got smashed by $4.00. US Treasury paper also slumped badly. […]
  • Market Update Monday 08/10/20

    It was a anther decidedly split decision on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots focused on yet even more financial stimulus from the federal government and the SkyNet SellBots focused on the formerly high-flying tech stock. The DJIA jumped 257 points (1.3%) and the NASDAQ dropped 43 points (0.4%). Gold tacked on $10 and silver […]
  • Market Update Friday 08/07/20

    It was a decidedly split decision on Wall Street, as the SkyNet SellBots focused on the formerly high-flying tech stock. The DJIA gained 46 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ dropped 97 points (0.9%). Gold and silver pulled back from recent rocket rallies. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 08/06/20

    In a repeat of yesterday, it was another “Up, Up and Away” day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in overnight futures trading based on optimistic reports of a COVID-19 vaccine, and kept right on going into the close. The DJIA gained 185 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ added 109 points (1.0%). […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 08/05/20

    It was another “Up, Up and Away” day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in overnight futures trading based on optimistic reports of a COVID-19 vaccine, and kept right on going into the close. The DJIA surged 373 points (1.4%) and the NASDAQ added 55 points (0.5%). Again, gold was the star […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 08/04/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading on Wall Street, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly higher close. The DJIA gained 164 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ tacked on 38 points (0.3%). Gold was the star of the day, closing at a new record high, above $2,000 for the […]
  • Market Update Monday 08/03/20

    It was another “Up, Up and Away” day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in overnight futures trading, and kept right on going into the close. The DJIA surged 236 points (0.9%) and the NASDAQ jumped 157 points (1.5%). Gold jumped to $20 to a new month-end closing high of $1,976. Stay […]
  • Market Update Friday 07/31/20

    Trading on Wall Street was fairly quiet in the morning, as US stocks to modestly lower levels. At precisely 1:00 PM EDT (“funny” how that happens), the SkyNet BuyBots jumped in and rallied stocks into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 115 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ jumped 157 points (1.5%). Gold jumped to […]
  • Market Update Thursday 07/30/20

    The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the BuyBots jumped in and reversed course, leading to a split decision at the close. The DJIA plunged 226 points (0.9%) but the NASDAQ gained 44 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update Wednesday 07/29/20

    All eyes and ears were on hold today until Fed Head Jay Powell’s afternoon news conference, which turned out to be pretty much a non-event. US stocks zigged and zagged to close near the highs of the day. The DJIA advanced 160 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ surged 140 points (1.3%). Gold zoomed to a […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 07/28/20

    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 to close at the lows of the day. The DJIA dropped 205 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ tanked 134 points (1.3%). Gold zoomed to a new record […]
  • Market Update Monday 07/27/20

    Following last week’s massive sell-off, the SkyNet BuyBots stepped in and halted the decline with modest early gains. From there, stocks zigged and zagged to close near the highs of the day. The DJIA rebounded 115 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ advanced 173 points (1.3%). Gold tacked on a few more bucks to a new […]
  • Market Update Friday 07/24/20

    In a continuation of yesterday’s sell-off, the SkyNet SellBots again 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 to close near the lows of the day.  The DJIA dropped another 182  points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ tanked […]
  • Market Update Thursday 07/23/20

    It was all downhill today as the SkyNet SellBots punished tech stocks for weak earnings reports. The DJIA plunged 353  points (1.3%) and the NASDAQ tanked 245 points (2.3%). Gold and silver pulled back a bit from their recent rallies. Stay tuned as the battle 0of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Wednesday 07/22/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading on Wall Street, as US stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly higher close. The DJIA gained 165 points (0.6%) and the NASDAQ added 25 points (0.2%). Gold continued to extend it run above $1,850, with eyes on the all-time high of $1,918. Silver zoomed […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 07/21/20

    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, stocks zigged and zagged their way lower into the close. The DJIA held onto a gain of 159 points (0.6%) but the NASDAQ dropped 87 points (0.8%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update Monday 07/20/20

    “Up, Up and Away” returned on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots poured into the NASDAQ tech stocks. The rest of the market zigged and zagged into a modestly higher close. The DJIA edged higher by 9 points (0.0%) and the NASDAQ jumped 264 points (2.5%). Stay tuned as the battle 0of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update Friday 07/17/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading on Wall Street, as the SkyNet SellBots applied a bit of pressure all day. Stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly mixed close. The DJIA gained 63 points (0.2%) and the NASDAQ added 29 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle 0of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update Thursday 07/16/20

    It was a relatively quiet day of trading on Wall Street, as the SkyNet SellBots applied a bit of pressure all day. Stocks zigged and zagged their way to a modestly lower close. The DJIA dropped 135 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ fell on 77 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle 0of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 07/14/20

    “Up, Up and Away” returned on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots gained control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. The rally continued with a vengeance all the way into the close, on renewed hopes of progress in the battle against Covid. The […]
  • Market Update Monday 07/13/20

    It looked like it was going to be yet another “Up, Up and Away” day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots gained control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply higher at the open of trading on Wall Street. The rally continued with a vengeance until precisely 1:30 PM EDT (“funny” how […]
  • Market Update Friday 07/10/20

    It was pretty much another “Up, Up and Away” day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots seized on the news of more positive developments in the search for a Covid-19 treatment. The DJIA jumped 369 points (1.4%) and the NASDAQ gained 69 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle 0of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update Thursday 07/09/20

    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 their way to close widely mixed. The DJIA sank 361 points (1.4%) but the NASDAQ gained 55 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle 0of the […]
  • Market Update Tuesday 07/07/20

    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 their way to close near the lows of the day. The DJIA plunged 397 points (1.5%) and the NASDAQ sank 90 points (0.9%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update Monday 07/06/20

    It was pretty much another “Up, Up and Away” day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures leading to a sharply higher open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks went a net nowhere as they zigged and zagged into the close. The DJIA jumped 459 points (1.8%) […]
  • Market Update Friday 07/03/20

    US markets closed in observance of Independence Day.
  • Market Update Thursday 07/02/20

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control shortly before trading on Wall Street opened, as a  strong employment report. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close, holding onto most of the early gains. The DJIA advanced 92 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ tacked on another 53 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle […]