• 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.
  • Market Update – Monday 10/28/19 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots gained the upper hand int he overnight futures session, leading to sharp gains at the open of trading on Wall Street. The DJIA gained 133 points (0.5%) and the NASDAQ surged 83 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues.
  • Market Update – Friday 10/25/19 4:00 PM EDT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off as US stocks zigged and zagged in a narrow range into a mixed close. The DJIA gained 69 points (0.3%) but the NASDAQ slipped 13 points (0.2%). Gold and US bonds continued to pull back from their recent sharp gains. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]