And the numbers are in…

Market Recap For Monday, June 30th 2014 Today was a very slow trading session, with stocks ending the last trading day of June flat. Some might blame the slow markets on the holiday week, while others believe it’s all because of the World Cup…you decide. ūüėČ The S&P was a point lower on the day¬†and […]

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It could have been a lot worse…

Market Recap For Thursday, June 26th 2014 Stocks slide lower today, but it could have been a lot worse. After a morning sell-off, an afternoon recovery kept stocks near¬†yesterday’s close. ¬†The S&P ended the day down just -2 points and the DOW finished the session 21 points lower. E-Mini S&P day traders had a beautiful […]

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… and we’re back (almost)

Market Recap For Wednesday, June 25th 2014 Stocks traded higher for the first time this week. The S&P ended the day 9.5 points higher and the DOW closed the session up 49 points. The DOW is 80 points away from Friday’s all-time high close and 133 points away from the closely watched 17,000 mark. Markets […]

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Ouch! Dow sinks over 100 points

Market Recap For Tuesday, June 24th 2014 So much for another record-setting day. The DOW ended the day down 119 points.¬†It was the biggest one-day percentage drop for the Dow in over a month. There was hope that the DOW would cross 17,000 for the first time this week. But after an early attempt that […]

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Will the Dow crack 17,000 this week?

Market Recap For Monday, June 23rd 2014 After 6 consecutive profitable sessions both the DOW and the S&P stated the week slightly lower. At the end of the day the S&P was down just a -1/4 point and the DOW had lost 10 points. The DOW ended the day at 16937.26,¬†so it’s pretty likely we’ll […]

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It’s official…

Market Recap For Sunday, June 22nd 2014 It’s official…stocks are at all-time highs again. The S&P ended at all-time highs after¬†6 consecutive up days pushed the index into the record books. The S&P was up 26.75 points and ended the week at 1962.87, a new all-time high close. The DOW was finally able to push […]

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Whoa, did you see Gold?

Market Recap For Thursday, June 18th 2014 Stocks spent most of the day in negative territory. But a late rally in the last hour of the trading session was JUST enough to push the S&P into positive territory. At the end of the day the S&P record books were updated again. The S&P ended the […]

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Did you miss it?

Market Recap For Wednesday, June 18th 2014 The S&P rallied to a new all-time high today after the Fed reiterated their position that interest rates will remain low for a “considerable” period of time. At the end of the session the S&P was trading at session highs, up ¬†15 points on the day. The DOW […]

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Ready for tomorrow?

Market Recap For Tuesday, June 17th 2014 Stocks ended the day slightly higher in another choppy day of a trading. The S&P closed near session highs, up 4.25 points. Meanwhile the DOW ended the day 27 points higher. Hot stocks like TSLA and NFLX¬†turned heads, with both stocks up over 3%. But it was¬†Small Caps […]

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Stocks slightly higher, Chevron (CVX) shines

Market Recap For Monday, June 16th 2014 With escalating tensions in Iraq¬†stocks were whipsawed back and forth. In the end the bulls won with stocks slightly higher on the day. When the dust had settled the S&P ended the day 1.5 points higher and the DOW was up 5 points. Markets To Watch Markets To […]

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All eyes on the Fed this week

Market Recap For Sunday, June 15th 2014 It might have been Friday the 13th, but the bulls weren’t scared. The S&P was up 6 points on Friday while the DOW ended the session 42 points higher. The weekly picture was a different story. The S&P ended the week down 13.25 points after making new all-time […]

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Oil up, stocks down – here’s why…

Market Recap For Thursday, June 12th 2014 Stocks were lower again as concerns over violence in Iraq took center stage. The S&P ended the session down 14 points and the DOW had its second consecutive triple digit down day, down 110 points. The recent 2 day slide is the biggest losing streak in the last […]

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Don’t panic…

Market Recap For Wednesday, June 11th 2014 Stocks retreated from all-time highs¬†today on the lowest volume of the year at the NYSE. At the end of the day the S&P closed -7 points lower¬†and the DOW had triple digit losses, down -102 points. In spite of¬†today’s losses, all major indices remain in positive territory for […]

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DOW crawls to new record high

Market Recap For Tuesday, June 10th 2014 Today stocks ended the session mixed. The S&P¬†made a late¬†session push to end the day at its session high,¬†just shy of a new all-time record close. The S&P finished the day down just a 1/2 a point. It was a lackluster day for the DOW as well. BUT […]

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What is Carl Icahn up to?

Market Recap For Monday, June 9th 2014 The bears are just nowhere to be found these days…The S&P rallied to another new all-time high, ending the day 2 points higher. The S&P has traded higher in 11 out of the last 13 sessions. The DOW made a new entry in the record books as well, […]

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You can thank these two men for today’s record highs…

Market Recap For Thursday, June 5th 2014 The European Central Bank¬†President Mario Draghi helped lift the markets today, by lowering all 3 of its interest rates and enacting stimulus measures to help the Euro Zone. But the market enthusiasm was short lived. By the time U.S. markets opened, most of the overnight gains had disappeared […]

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S&P hits “Sweet 16”

Market Recap For Wednesday, June 4th 2014 U.S. markets crept higher today, with the S&P up +3.5 points closing at a new all-time high. This is the 16th record close this year. Meanwhile the DOW was up +15 points on the day, but unable to push past the all-time high close set on June 2nd. […]

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Getting ready for the big move?

Market Recap For Tuesday, June 3rd 2014 It was another indecisive trading day on light volume. The S&P ended the day flat, down just 3/4 of a point. The DOW finished the day 21 points lower.¬†The E-Mini S&P currently has an average daily range of just 9.25 points, much lower than normal. The smaller ranges […]

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