The stock market today (Thursday) is still reacting from the Fed's end to QE.
Stock Market Today
Stock market today, Oct. 27, 2014: The stock market today (Monday) looks like it is going to slow down from last week's rally.
This is mainly on global growth concerns, with Germany, the Eurozone's main economic engine, supposedly sputtering out.
That was quick!
Shrugging aside concerns that a week ago sent markets reeling to near correction territory, all major indices bounced back strongly this week and made it seem as though the October 15 panic never happened…
U.S. stock markets jumped again Friday, bringing an end to one of the markets' best weeks in nearly two years.
The S&P 500 Index was up roughly 3.7% on the week and logged its biggest weekly gain of 2014. The Dow Jones added 127 points on the day, while the Nasdaq added another 30 points.
Stock market today, Oct. 24, 2014: The stock market today (Friday) will feel pressure from a new Ebola case in New York.
The Dow Jones today soared as industrial shares rallied on strong earnings reports, surging 300 points intraday before retreating to close the day up 216 points.
The Nasdaq added 69 points. The S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) fell more than 7% on the day.
The Dow Jones jumped more than 1% Tuesday, adding 215 points on the day. The Nasdaq soared more than 2% on the day, buoyed by Apple's strong earnings. The S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) dipped another 11% on the day.
"Mr. Market" is the analogy Warren Buffett uses to help investors understand the market as though it were a person.
Usually, Mr. Market is as rational as the efficient market we all dream about. But Mr. Market also suffers periods of manic depression – as the recent stock market sell-off shows.
Good morning! Right now futures indicate the stock market today opening higher than yesterday's close.
The Dow added 19 points yesterday, but the market reacted negatively to a poor earnings report issued by International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM). According to reports, investment guru Warren Buffett and his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A) lost nearly $1 billion after IBM shares sunk by more than 7% yesterday.
The Dow Jones today closed slightly higher, rising 19 points. The S&P 500 Index gained for its third consecutive session, and the Nasdaq was up 1.3%. The S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) dipped more than 14% on the day.