• 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!
  • Market Update – Monday 02/18/19 4:00 PM EST

    US markets are closed in observance of President’s Day.
  • Market Update – Friday 02/15/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots turned on the turbochargers and ruled the day, sending US stocks soaring. The DJIA zoomed higher by 444 points (1.7%), and the NASDAQ gained 45 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 02/14/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off, as US stocks meandered about in a narrow range, leading to a mixed close. The DJIA closed down 104 points (0.4%), and the NASDAQ edged higher by 6 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 02/13/19 4:00 PM EST

    Yesterday’s big rally continued today, as the SkyNet BuyBots kept the pressure on all day, The DJIA gained another 117 points (0.5%), and the NASDAQ added 5 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 02/12/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control in the overnight futures session and kept right on going into the close. The DJIA jumped 372 points (1.5%), and the NASDAQ soared by 106 points (1.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 02/11/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off, as US stocks meandered about in a narrow range, leading to a mixed close. The DJIA closed down 53 points (0.2%), and the NASDAQ edged higher by 10 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 02/08/19 4:00 PM EST

    In a replay of Thursday’s early trading, the SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open on Wall Street. The sell-off continued until precisely 11:00 AM (“funny” how that happens) when the BuyBots surfaced to start a bounce into the close that cut the day’s losses. […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 02/07/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots took control in the overnight futures session, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. The sell-off continued until precisely 12:00 PM (“funny” how that happens) when the BuyBots surfaced to start a bounce into the close that cut the day’s losses by about half.  The DJIA […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 02/06/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots took the day off, as US stocks drifted mostly lower in quiet trading. The DJIA slipped 21 points (0.1%), and the NASDAQ dropped 27 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 02/05/19 4:00 PM EST

    In a virtual repeat of yesterday, the SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day, pushing US stock steadily higher from open to close. The DJIA gained 172 points (0.7%), and the NASDAQ surged 55 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 02/04/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots ruled the day, pushing US stock steadily higher from open to close. The DJIA gained 175 points (0.7%), and the NASDAQ jumped 83 points (1.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 02/01/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines today, as it was a quiet split decision on Wall Street. The Blue Chips gained some ground and the techie NASDAQ dropped a bit. ‘The DJIA added 64 points (0.2%), and the NASDAQ slipped 18 points (0.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 01/31/19 4:00 PM EST

    Following yesterday’s big BuyBot-induced rally, US stocks digested the gains and closed mixed. The DJIA slipped 15 points (0.1%), but the NASDAQ tacked on 99 points (1.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 01/30/19 4:00 PM EST

    Wow, what a day. The SkyNet BuyBots started pushing stock higher in the overnight futures session and didn’t stop. There was a brief pause when FedHead Jerome Powell announced changing the word “strong” to “solid,” telegraphing to the world that the low interest rate party isn’t over quite yet. The BuyBots went berserk. sending stock […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 01/29/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots mostly stayed on the sidelines today, as it was a quiet split decision on Wall Street. The Blue Chips gained some ground and the techie NASDAQ dropped a bit. ‘The DJIA added 51 points (0.2%), and the NASDAQ sank 57 points (0.8%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 01/28/19 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks plunged right out of the gate as the SkyNet SellBots kicked it into high gear at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks drifted a bit, until precisely 12:00 noon (“funny” how that happens) when the SkyNet BuyBots mounted a rally into the close that cut the day’s earlier losses […]
  • Market Update – Friday 01/25/19 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks jumped right out of the gate as the SkyNet BuyBots kicked it into high gear at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, stocks drifted a bit lower into the close. ‘The DJIA jumped 184 points (0.7%), and the NASDAQ surged 91 points (1.3%). Stay tuned as the battle of the […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 01/24/19 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks zigged and zagged their way into a mixed to higher close. The DJIA slipped 22 points (0.1%), and the NASDAQ gained 47 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 01/23/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out as US stocks zigged and zagged their way into a mixed to higher close. The DJIA recovered 171 points (0.7%), and the NASDAQ edged higher by 5 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 01/22/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots came back from the long weekend with a vengeance, driving US stocks sharply lower. The BuyBots came back to life at precisely 2:45 PM (“funny” how that happens), cutting the days losses by about one-third into the close. The DJIA plunged 302 points (1.2%), and the NASDAQ surrendered 137 points (1.9%). Stay […]
  • Market Update – Monday 01/21/19 4:00 PM EST

    US markets are closed today in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Market Update – Friday 01/18/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots kicked in the turbocharger and sent US stocks into a massive rally to close out a week of rallies. The DJIA soared 336 points (1.4%), and the NASDAQ jumped 72 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 01/17/19 4:00 PM EST

     In an another repeat of the recent pattern, the SkyNet StockBots battled it out as US stocks zigged and zagged their way into a higher close. The DJIA gained 162 points (0.7%), and the NASDAQ ended higher by 50 points (0.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 01/16/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out as US stocks again zigged and zagged their way into a higher close. The DJIA gained 141 points (0.6%), and the NASDAQ edged higher by 11 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 01/15/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out as US stocks zigged and zagged their way into a higher close. The DJIA gained 155 points (0.6%), and the NASDAQ jumped 118 points (1.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 01/14/19 4:00 PM EST

    Once again the SkyNet SellBots put pressure on US stocks at the open, but it was short-lived.  The BuyBots stepped in once again, recovering some of the early sharp losses.  The DJIA closed 86 points (0.4%), and the NASDAQ dropped 66 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 01/11/19 4:00 PM EST

    Once again the SkyNet SellBots put pressure on US stocks at the open, but it was short-lived.  The BuyBots stepped in once again, sparking another rally into the close, recovering much of the early losses.  The DJIA ended down a mere 6 points (0.0%), and the NASDAQ slipped 15 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 01/10/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SrockBots  took some profits overnight, as the SellBots pushed the overnight futures down, leading to a modest decline at the open of trading on Wall Street. From there, the BuyBots stepped in once again, sparking another rally into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 122 points (0.6%), and the NASDAQ gained 29 […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 01/09/19 4:00 PM EST

    In a near-replay of yesterday, US stocks got a nice pop at the open of trading, thanks to the SkyNet BuyBots bidding up the overnight futures. From there stocks zigged and zagged and ended pretty much where they opened. The DJIA ended higher by 92 points (0.4%), and the NASDAQ gained 60 points (0.8%). Stay […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 01/08/19 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks got a nice pop at the open of trading, thanks to the SkyNet BuyBots bidding up the overnight futures. From there stocks zigged and zagged and ended pretty much where they opened. The DJIA ended higher by 258 points (1.0%), and the NASDAQ gained 74 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Monday 01/07/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots continued the rally today,until precisely 1:00 PM (“funny” how that happens) when the SellBots reappeared and cut the days gains by about one-third into the close. The DJIA ended higher by 98 points (0.4%), and the NASDAQ gained 84 points (1.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 01/04/19 4:00 PM EST

    “Take that!,” shouted the SkyNet BuyBots today, as they rallied the troops off the floor and mounted a monstrous rally, more than recovering yesterday’s pummeling. The DJIA jumped 746 points (3.3%), and the NASDAQ soared another 275 points (4.23%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 01/03/19 4:00 PM EST

      Once again, the SkyNet SellBots showed no mercy as the selling continued unabated, with tech darling Apple leading the way with a 10% mini-crash. The DJIA plunged another 660 points (2.3%), and the NASDAQ surrendered another 202 points (3.3%), breaching 6,200. Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 01/02/19 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots controlled the overnight futures, sending US stocks sharply lower at the open of trading on Wall Street. But from there, the BuyBots launched a spirited rally, erasing the opening losses and pushing stocks into the green by the close. The DJIA, down 400 points early, ended higher by 19 points (0.1%). The […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 01/01/19

    US and most global stock markets are closed today to celebrate New Years’ Day.  
  • Market Update – Monday 12/31/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots held the advantage of the overnight futures, sending US stocks up sharply at the open of trading on Wall Street. Even the Bots headed for an early exit to New Years’ Eve, as stocks went a net nowhere from there. The DJIA jumped 265 points (1.1%) and the NASDAQ gained 50 points […]
  • Market Update – Friday 12/28/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was a relatively calm and quiet trading day on Wall Street, as the SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a narrowly mixed close. The DJIA dropped 76 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ gained 5 points (0.1%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 12/27/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was another sensational battle of the SkyNet StockBots on Wall Street today. The SellBots commanded the day, sending stocks sharply lower until precisely 2:15 PM (“funny” how that happens), when the Super-Nova BuyBots (a.k.a. the Plunge Protection Team) pounced on the opportunity, delivering another  monstrous Santa Claus relief rally that more than erased the […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 12/26/18 4:00 PM EST

    After falling nearly 5,000 DJIA points over the last three months, the SkyNet SellBots finally exhausted themselves and stepped aside  The Super-Nova BuyBots (a.k.a. the Plunge Protection Team) pounced on the opportunity, delivering a monstrous Santa Claus relief rally that more than erased Monday’s massacre. Mnuchin calls in the “Plunge Protection Team,” and summons the […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 12/25/18

    US and most global stock markets are closed today to celebrate Christmas. Even Santa knows a break in the action should be welcomed by all.
  • Market Update – Monday 12/24/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots showed no mercy as they played Grinch to Santa Claus’s fabled rally. The selling continued unabated in the holiday-shortened  trading session, The DJIA plunged another 653 points (2.9%), breaking below 22,000 for the first time in over a year.  The NASDAQ surrendered another 140 points (2.1%), breaching 6,200. Dow dives 600 points […]
  • Market Update – Friday 12/21/18 4:00 PM EST

    “SSDD.” Deja Vu. Groundhog Day. Call it what you will, but the pattern is now well-established: every rally attempt by the SkyNet BuyBots quickly fades and reverses. Massive waves of selling pressure are unleashed by the SellBots and stocks close at or near the lows for the day. Buy the dip is dead. Today’s brief […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 12/19/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was a tale of two StockBots today. The BuyBots ruled the morning, sending stocks sharply higher, until… … Fed Head Jerome “shocked” the world by announcing the 25 basis point rate hike that everyone on the planet already knew was coming. Here’s Why Stock Tumbled During Powell’s News Conference. Jim Cramer: Dow could have […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 12/18/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was Groundhog Day all over again on Wall Street. After the drubbing over the last few trading days, the SkyNet BuyBots finally attempted a serious bounce. But the opening rally quickly gave way to yet another round of massive selling into late afternoon, erasing all of the gains.  The BuyBots regained their footing and […]
  • Market Update – Monday 12/17/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was Groundhog Day all over again on Wall Street. Yet again US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed as the SkyNet SellBots again applied massive selling pressure and were relentless in driving stocks lower almost unabated all day.A last-minute appearance by the SkyNet BuyBots trimmed the days losses a bit but it was too […]
  • Market Update – Friday 12/14/18 4:00 PM EST

    In a replay of last Friday, US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed yet again. The SkyNet SellBots again applied massive selling pressure and were relentless in driving stocks lower almost unabated all day. The DJIA plunged 496 points (2.0%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 160 points (2.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 12/13/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a mixed close on Wall Street today. US stocks again got an opening bump from the BuyBots and the overnight futures. From there, stocks zigged and zagged their way into the close. The DJIA gained 70 points (0.3%) and the NASDAQ slipped 28 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 12/12/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was yet another wild ride on Wall Street today. Again, the SkyNet BuyBots were juiced up overnight, pushing US stocks sharply higher into the opening of trading. The rally continued until precisely 1:00 PM EST (funny how that happens) when the SkyNet SellBots awoke and substantially cut the day’s gains into the close. The […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 12/11/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was yet another wild ride on Wall Street today. The SkyNet BuyBots were juiced up overnight, pushing US stocks sharply higher into the opening of trading. But it didn’t take long for the SellBots to yet again apply massive selling pressure,reversing all of the early gains and then some. A late-day rally took the […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 12/11/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was yet another wild ride on Wall Street today. The SkyNet BuyBots were juiced up overnight, pushing US stocks sharply higher into the opening of trading. But it didn’t take long for the SellBots to yet again apply massive selling pressure,reversing all of the early gains and then some. A late-day rally took the […]
  • Market Update – Monday 12/10/18 4:00 PM EST

    It was another wild ride on Wall Street today. The StockBots were essentially asleep overnight, as the futures were flat going into the opening of trading. But it didn’t take for the SellBots to yet again apply massive selling pressure, driving stocks sharply lower. At precisely 11:00 AM EST (funny how that happens), the SellBots […]
  • Market Update – Friday 12/07/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed yet again, following a modestly higher open. The SkyNet SellBots again applied massive selling pressure and were relentless in driving stocks lower almost unabated all day. The DJIA plunged 559 points (2.2%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 219 points (3.0%). Dow closes down 550 points as stocks post biggest […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 12/06/18 4:00 PM EST

    Wow, what a wild ride on Wall Street today! The SkyNet SellBots ruled the overnight futures session, immediately applying relentless selling pressure for the first two hours of trading. At precisely 11:30 AM EST (funny how that happens), the SellBots became exhausted and the BuyBots took control, sparking a monster rally that recovered much if […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 12/05/18

    US markets are closed today in memory of president George H.W. Bush.
  • Market Update – Tuesday 12/04/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks got smashed, bashed and trashed following a modestly lower open. The SkyNet SellBots immediately applied massive selling pressure and were relentless in driving stocks lower almost unabated all day. The DJIA plunged 800 points (3.1%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 283 points (3.8%). Dow plunges nearly 800 points on rising fears of an economic […]
  • Market Update – Monday 12/03/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots went bananas in the overnight futures session, on news that the US-China trade wars were put on hold for 90 days. Following the sharply higher opening, US stocks zigged and zagged their way a bit lower to close well off the morning highs. The DJIA ended up 288  points (1.1%) and the […]
  • Market Update – Friday 11/30/18 4:00 PM EST

    After treading water most of the morning, US stocks got back on the rally wagon as the SkyNet BuyBots kicked into gear at precisely 1:00 PM EST (funny how that happens). The DJIA ended higher by 199 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ added 57 points (0.8%) Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 11/29/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks settled down following the mega-rally earlier in the week. The SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a slightly lower close. The DJIA slipped 28 points (0.1%) and the NASDAQ lost 19 points (0.3%) Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 11/28/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet BuyBots went bananas today, rocketing higher on FedHead Jerome Powell’s statements implying that interest rates are not going much higher. The DJIA soared 618 points (2.5%) and the NASDAQ jumped 209 points (2.9%) Dow surges 600 points, biggest rally in eight months, Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 11/27/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots held the advantage of the overnight futures, sending US stock down sharply at the open. From there, the StockBots battled it out with the BuyBots mounting a recovery into a mixed close. The DJIA gained 108 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ ended up a tiny fraction. Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Monday 11/26/18 4:00 PM EST

    After last week’s drubbing, the SkyNet BuyBots finally got in gear and mounted an impressive rally. The question remains, is this a short-term “dead cat bounce” or the start of something more significant. The DJIA rebounded 354 points (1.4%) and the NASDAQ soared 142 points (2.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots […]
  • Market Update – Friday 11/23/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots don’t eat turkey, and they picked up right where they left off before the Thanksgiving holiday, driving US stocks lower. The DJIA dropped another 179 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ dipped another 33 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 11/22/18 4:00 PM EST

    US markets closed for Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Market Update – Wednesday 11/21/18 4:00 PM EST

    After plunging the first two days of the week, the SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a mostly highly close in relatively quit trading. The DJIA, up 200 points at its high, sold off again in the afternoon and closed down a point. The NASDAQ held onto most of its early gains, closing up 63 […]
  • Market Update – Monday 11/19/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks got bashed, smashed and trashed, as the SkyNet StockBots ruled the day once again. A brief afternoon appearance by the SkyNet BuyBots cut the days losses in half, only to fade away into the close.  The DJIA plunged 396 points (1.6%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 219 points (3.0%) as the high tech stocks […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 11/20/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks got bashed, smashed and trashed again today, as the SkyNet StockBots are showing no mercy. A brief late-morning appearance by the SkyNet BuyBots cut the days losses in half, only to fade away into the close.  The DJIA plunged another 551 points (2.2%) and the NASDAQ surrendered another 120 points (1.7%) as the […]
  • Market Update – Friday 11/16/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a mixed closed in relatively quiet trading. The DJIA ended higher by 124 points (0.5%) but the NASDAQ slipped 11 points (0.2%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Thursday 11/15/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots had early control, sending US socks sharply lower at the open. But precisely 9:30 am EST (funny how that happens), the BuyBots stepped in, erased the early losses and kept right on going into a strong close. The DJIA ended higher by 208 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ jumped 122 points (1.7%). […]
  • Market Update – Wednesday 11/14/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks continued to slide as the SkyNet SellBots dominated trading once again.  The BuyBots mounted a weak rally at precisely 2:00 pm EST (funny how that happens), which failed as selling pressure resumed into the close. The DJIA ended down 206 points (0.8%) and the NASDAQ lost another 64 points (0.9%). Stay tuned as […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 11/13/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks failed to rebound following yesterday’s smashing. The SkyNet SellBots pushed stocks lower again until precisely noon EST (funny how that happens) when the BuyBots mounted a weak rally, which failed as selling pressure resumed into the close. The DJIA ended down 100 points (0.6%). The NASDAQ managed to eek out a gain of […]
  • Market Update – Monday 11/12/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks got smashed as the SkyNet SellBots applied relentless pressure all day, with the BuyBots barely making a token mid-afternoon appearance. The DJIA plunged 602 points (2.3%) and the NASDAQ surrendered 206 points (2.8%). Dow plunges 600 points as Apple leads tech rout Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 11/09/18 4:00 PM EST

    The SkyNet SellBots took control of the overnight futures, sending stocks sharply lower at the open of trading in New York. The selling pressure continued until precisely 2:15 PM (funny how that works) when the BuyBots stepped in and cut the days’ losses by about one-third into the close. The DJIA dropped 201 points (0.8%) […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 11/08/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks turned in a mixed performance, as the SkyNet StockBots consolidated recent gains. The DJIA edged higher by 11 points (0.1%) but the NASDAQ slipped 40 points (0.5%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 11/07/18 4:00 PM EST

    Apparently ignited by the overnight election results, the SkyNet BuyBots took control and launched a fierce rally right through to the close. The DJIA soared 545 points (2.1%) and the NASDAQ jumped 195 points (2.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Tuesday 11/06/18 4:00 PM EST

    The rally continued as the SkyNet BuyBots took control of the overnight futures and kept right on going through to the close. The DJIA gained 173 points (0.7%) and the NASDAQ added 47 points (0.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 11/05/18 4:00 PM EST

    US stocks turned in a mixed performance, as the SkyNet StockBots battled it out to a net positive close. The DJIA gained 190 points (0.7%) but the NASDAQ slipped 28 points (0.4%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Friday 11/02/18 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control of the overnight futures again, sending stocks sharply higher at the open of trading in New York. From there, the SellBots kicked in and sent stocks lower into the close. The DJIA dropped 110 points (0.4%) and the NASDAQ gave back 77 points (1.0%). Stay tuned as the battle of […]
  • Market Update – Thursday 11/01/18 4:00 PM EDT

    The rally continued as the SkyNet BuyBots took control of the overnight futures and kept right on going through to the close. The DJIA gained another 265 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ jumped another 128 points (1.7%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Wednesday 10/31/18 4:00 PM EDT

    Yesterday’s big rally continued as the SkyNet BuyBots took control of the overnight futures and kept right on going until the SellBots kicked in at exactly 3:00 PM (funny how that works)  taking back a good chunk of the early gains. The DJIA ended higher by 241 points (1.0%) and the NASDAQ jumped another 144 points […]
  • Market Update – Tuesday 10/30/18 4:00 PM EDT

    The SkyNet BuyBots took control of the overnight futures and kept right on going all day, unleashing a fierce rally. The DJIA soared 431 points (1.7%) and the NASDAQ jumped  another 111 points (1.6%). Stay tuned as the battle of the SkyNet StockBots continues!
  • Market Update – Monday 10/29/18 4:00 PM EDT

    US stocks went on a wild roller coast ride today, with the DJIA swinging more than 900 points intraday. Dow swings more than 900 points as stocks end lower on U.S.-China trade worries The SkyNet BuyBots had control of the overnight futures, sending stocks sharply higher at the open of trading in New York. From […]