November 20, 2017

After two lower weeks, the DOW decided today that enough was enough. The index closed 72 points higher. It was assisted by advances in some of the recent leaders such as BA, CAT and 3M…stocks of the industrial variety along with IBM. The S&P 500 gained 3...

November 17, 2017

Today felt like the hangover after the big upside party yesterday. The DOW lost 100 points, the S&P 500 dropped 6, and the NASDAQ fell 10 by the closing bell. The Russell 2000 Index finished higher by 5 points today. The DOW was hurt by declines in WMT (after its...

November 15, 2017

Equities take a Ride on the Global Stock Slide…… Domestic stocks traded lower, joining a global equity slump as global market participants remain uncertain about the prospect of a successful overhaul of U.S. tax policy. Treasury yields were lower and the...

November 13, 2017

After going lower last week for the first time in nine weeks, the major indices initially decided today that they wanted to continue the downward trend.  The DOW declined early in the session by as much as 79 points while the S&P 500 was lower by 8 and the NASDAQ...

November 10, 2017

The eight week winning streak for the DOW and S&P 500 ended today. At the closing bell, the DOW had dropped 39 points, the S&P 500 was down 2 points and the NASDAQ managed a fractional gain. Had a rally occurred late in the day to put these indices in the...