Stock Market Today
Dow Jones Industrial Average Loses Traction Today on Geopolitical Woes
U.S. stocks slumped to a close today, with all three major indices noting losses and continuing the downward spiral that took off in Thursday's session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.27%, or 43 points, at 16,066 points; The S&P 500 closed down 0.29%, or 5 points, at 1,841 points; and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed down 0.36%, or 15 points, at 4,245 points.To continue reading, please click here...
What's Next for This Bull Market Will Give Main Street Investors a Rude Awakening
So far today U.S. stocks aren't celebrating the 5-year anniversary of the bull market, which technically speaking began on March 9, 2009.Will they rally by the end of the day, in a formal salute to moving onwards and upwards?
Today's Stock Market News And Earnings Calendar
Stock market news, March 14, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 231.19% on Thursday to close at 16,108.89. The Nasdaq slipped 1.46% to finish at 4,260.42. The S&P 500 dropped 1.17% to end the day at 1,846.35.
Here's the top news affecting the markets today...To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: Top Five News Stories and Earnings Calendar
Stock market today, March 13, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.07% on Wednesday to close at 16,340.08. The Nasdaq increased 0.37% to finish at 4,323.33, while the S&P 500 gained 0.03% to end the day at 1,868.20.
Here are the top five stories affecting the markets today...To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls, These Stocks Soar
U.S. stocks closed mixed today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average incurring losses, while the S&P 500 and the tech-heavy Nasdaq noted modest gains.
Energy futures fell today, with crude oil, heating oil, and natural gas futures significantly off. Light, sweet crude oil for April delivery is down 2.1% at $97.91 per barrel today; heating oil is down 1.4% at $2.92 per gallon; and natural gas is down 1.7% at $4.52 per million BTUs.
Meanwhile, metals futures rose, with gold trading up 1.5% at $1,367.50 per ounce, platinum trading up 0.7% at $1,475.30 per troy ounce, and silver rising 2.2% at $21.28 per ounce.Read More...
Stock Market 2014: "We've Got a Lot Higher to Go"
Speculators can't make heads or tails of the stock market in 2014. Some say this bull has grown long in the tooth.
"We've got a lot higher to go," Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani said yesterday (Tuesday) on FOX Business' "Varney & Co."
First, let's take a look at the signs that have naysayers predicting this bull will run amok...To continue reading, please click here...
Today's Pre-Market Trading Report
Today's pre-market trading report, March 12, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.41%, closing at 16,351.25. The Nasdaq slipped 0.63% to close at 4,307.19. The S&P 500 dropped 0.51% to finish at 1,867.63.
Here are the top five stories to watch today and how they're moving markets:To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: The Five Biggest Stories to Watch
Stock market today, March 11, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.21%, finishing at 16,418.68. The Nasdaq lost 0.04% to end at 4,334.45. The S&P slipped 0.05%, closing at 1,877.17. Markets dipped marginally on news of China's steep drop in exports and Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser's speech pronouncing that February's harsh winter was responsible for the recent stunt in U.S. job growth.
Here are the five biggest stories to watch today and how they're moving markets:To continue reading, please click here...
Today's Stock Market News and Earnings Calendar
Today's stock market news, March 10, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.19% on Friday to close at 16,452.72. The Nasdaq lost 0.37%, closing at 4,336.22. The S&P 500 remained flat, finishing at 1,878.04.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Crashers: Pixelworks (Nasdaq: PXLW), Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), and Analogic (Nasdaq: ALOG)
It's a gloomy Friday for these stock market crashers: Pixelworks Inc. (Nasdaq: PXLW), Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR), and Analogic Corp. (Nasdaq: ALOG). The three companies have dropped 23.89%, 11.04%, and 15.79% respectively so far today.
Here's what's causing each of these companies' dramatic drops...To continue reading, please click here...
- Why the Five-Year Anniversary of the Stock Market Crash This Week Has Investors Worried The bull market that started on March 9, 2009 is now five years old. And because few bull markets run longer than five years, the possibility a correction is just around the corner grows larger every day. Now there's nothing wrong with being concerned, but investors must keep one thing in mind no matter what...
Stock Market Today: Top 5 Stories and Earnings Calendar
Stock market today, March 7, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.38% to close at 16,421.89 on Thursday. The Nasdaq fell 0.13% to hit 4,352.13, while the S&P 500 gained a meager 0.17% to finish at 1,877.03.
This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will announce the highly anticipated official jobs report. Stay tuned for updates on Moneymorning.com.To continue reading, please click here...
Stock Market Today: Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls; Safe Havens Rise
Stock Market Today, March 5, 2014: U.S. stocks closed mixed today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing down, the S&P 500 closing flat, and the Nasdaq closing up.
Stocks today were reacting to a weak private-sector jobs report, more corporate earnings reports, and easing Russia-Ukraine tensions.To continue reading, please click here...
Pre-Market Trading Report and Earnings Calendar
Stock market news today, March 5, 2014: The Dow Jones Industrial Average roared back on Tuesday, leaping 227.85 points to finish at 16,395.88. The S&P 500 jumped 1.53%, or 28.18 points, to close at 4,277.30, while the Nasdaq gained 74.67 points to close at 4,351.67.
As the markets remain on guard over tensions between Russia and Ukraine, investors are now looking to tomorrow's European central bank (ECB) meeting, plus the release of US non-farm payrolls on Friday, for better insight into global economic recovery. Meanwhile, former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will make a guest appearance on the world stage today when he speaks at the Annual Discovery Leadership Summit in Johannesburg.To continue reading, please click here...
- How Ukraine's Impact on the Markets Bullied a Bully World markets heaved a sigh of relief Tuesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to soften his position on Ukraine, but don't look to politics for an explanation. Instead, the ruthless authoritarian was sucker punched by the invisible hand of the market...