Stocks slide with one more trading day left this year

Stock Market Update Monday, December 30th, 2019 The so-called “Santa Claus Rally” took a hit today after stocks dropped and erased last week’s holiday trading gains. Stocks starting sinking right at the open. And about an hour into the trading session the major indices were at session lows. 

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Santa Claus Rally? Or Trump Rally?

Stock Market Update Thursday, December 26th, 2019 Stocks continued their march higher with the S&P, DOW, and NASDAQ all finishing the day with new records. Markets were closed yesterday for Christmas after a half day of trading on Tuesday that left stocks mixed. 

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Do you believe in Santa (Claus’ Rally)?

Stock Market Update Monday, December 23rd, 2019 Stocks kicked off the short trading week with more gains and new records. After opening the day higher, stocks pulled back in the first 15 minutes of the day. But after the early drop stocks worked their way higher. And the major indices were trading at highs of […]

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Why Trading Is The Best Business

Why Trading Is The Best Business

Why Trading Is The Best Business In The World! In my experience, there are only 3 ways to become a multi-millionaire: Trading Stocks and Options Investing in Real Estate and Running a Successful Business Personally, I am doing all three, and trading stocks and options is my personal favorite. In this article, I will reveal […]

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Markets don’t care about Trump impeachment

Stock Market Update Thursday, December 19th, 2019 A Presidential impeachment? No problem! Last night, President Trump became the third U.S. President in history to be impeached by the House. But traders don’t seem to care. Shaking off the news, stocks rallied without a care in the world and finished at new record highs.

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Netflix up, but not much else going on

Stock Market Update Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 Without a whole lot to move the markets, trading was quiet today. After making record highs in the first 15 minutes of trading, the S&P traded sideways in the smallest trading range of the year (approximately 7 points).

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Trade Deal sends stocks to new records!

Stock Market Update Thursday, December 12th, 2019 Stocks were off to the races this morning after President Trump tweeted that the U.S. and China were “getting VERY close to a BIG DEAL.” And just an hour into trading stocks were at record highs.

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Stocks higher after Fed Meeting

Stock Market Update Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 Stocks snapped a 2-day losing streak and moved higher after today’s Fed comments. The major indices were up at the open. Then stocks continued to push higher in the first 30 minutes of trading.

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Stocks down for second day in a row

Stock Market Update Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 Stocks finished lower for the 2nd day in a row today. In overnight trading the DOW was down more than 100 points. But a Wall Street Journal report helped the major indices erase overnight losses. The report claimed that China believes the U.S. will postpone the December 15th […]

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Stocks finish lower ahead of Fed and tariff deadline

Stock Market Update Monday, December 9th, 2019 Stocks were up early but finished the day near session lows. After a slightly lower start, the major indices rallied in the morning. But a slow drop throughout the day left stocks in negative territory. Then a final push lower in the last 15 minutes of trading sent […]

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bid and ask price explained

Bid and Ask Price Explained

Bid and Ask Price Explained When trading, you will hear about the “bid and ask price.” What is it, and how do you use it? Here’s an example: In this example, buyers are willing to pay $259.06 for Apple (AAPL), but sellers want at least $259.10 per share. Let’s think about it for a moment: […]

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Stocks quiet ahead of the Jobs Reports

Stock Market Update Thursday, December 5th, 2019 Stocks teetered back and forth today, taking a breather before tomorrow’s closely watched Jobs Report. Although there were no major updates, trade continues to remain in the spotlight. Today China’s Commerce Ministry said that the two countries remain in close communication and that China believes “if both sides […]

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Stocks jump on hopes of a trade deal

Stock Market Update Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 The major indices snapped a 3-day losing streak after news that the U.S. and China might be close to a trade deal. Bloomberg reported that people familiar with talks say that the two countries are closer to an agreement on tariff roll backs that would solidify a Phase […]

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Trump rattles markets, but it could have been worse…

Stock Market Update Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 Stocks dropped for the 3rd day straight after the Grinch President Trump went on a tariff frenzy. First there were aluminum and steel tariffs on Brazil and Argentina. And now the President is imposing duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in French imports. The taxes would […]

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