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Worst day in 3 months – Here’s why…

Market Recap For Thursday, July 17th 2014 Stocks had their biggest drop in 3 months. First reports that a Malaysian Airlines jet was shot down in Ukraine sent stocks lower. Then after regaining some of the morning losses, stocks were sent lower once again on reports that Israel was sending troops into Gaza. At the […]

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Can the DOW keep going?

Market Recap For Wednesday, July 16th 2014 The DOW lead the market today with a 77 point gain. The index ended the session near session highs and closed at 17138.2, a new all-time high. The S&P ended the day up 8 points, just 5 points away from a new all-time high close. While most stocks are […]

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The DOW surprises on a down day

Market Recap For Tuesday, July 15th 2014 Stocks traded lower today with the S&P down almost 4 points. But the DOW had other plans, standing out from the crowd as the only major index to end the session higher. The DOW was up 5 points on the day. It was a small gain, but enough to […]

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and we’re back…

Market Recap For Monday, July 14th 2014 Today stocks shook off last week’s losses in style. With a triple digit gain and a new all-time high, the DOW is trading back above 17,000.  The DOW ended the day up 111 points and had the 2nd highest close ever. Although the S&P wasn’t trading at all-time highs […]

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We haven’t seen THIS since April!

Market Recap For Sunday, July 13th 2014 It was a bad week for stocks. On Friday the the S&P was up  3 points,  and the DOW ended the session 29 points higher.  But overall the S&P ended the week down -18 points, which was the biggest weekly drop since April. The DOW ended the week […]

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It could have been worse…

Market Recap For Thursday, July 10th 2014 Overseas markets tumbled in overnight trading, and U.S. traders started the day with the major indices down over -1.0%. The selloff was linked to concerns over Portugal’s banking system. It definitely could have been a lot worse…with the S&P down over -1.0% at the open, stocks found support […]

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Is this good news or bad news?

Market Recap For Wednesday, July 9th 2014 It was a slow session with the E-Mini S&P trading in a 5 point range before today’s Fed Minutes release. After the release stocks rallied and the S&P ended the session 9 points higher. The rally helped the DOW inch back towards the 17,000 mark. The DOW ended the day 80 points higher at 16985.61. […]

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Is it time to sell TSLA?

Market Recap For Tuesday, July 8th 2014 Stocks extended yesterday’s losses with the S&P losing 14 points. The DOW had triple digit losses, down 117 points. Small cap stocks and tech stocks were hit hardest today. The NASDAQ had its biggest slide in 2 months, down -1.35%.  The Russell 2000 lost  -1.23% and is down -3.0% in the […]

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Should we be paying more attention to small caps?

Market Recap For Monday, July 7th 2014 Stocks had a slow start to the week following last week’s record highs. In a light volume trading session the S&P was down -8 points, and the DOW finished the day 44 points lower. Stocks started the day lower and just couldn’t make it back into positive territory. The […]

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Fireworks!

Market Recap For Sunday, July 6th 2014 It might have been a short trading week due to July 4th, but stocks got an early firework on Thursday: The DOW closed above 17,000 for the first time ever during the 4 day trading week. The DOW ended the week at 17068.26, up 216 points. The S&P […]

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Stocks do it again…

Market Recap For Wednesday, July 2nd 2014 A new day, a new all-time high…Stocks traded in one of the smallest ranges of the year, but still ended the day higher. The S&P ended the day up just over 1 point while the DOW ended the day 20 points higher. It might have been a boring […]

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Stocks start new quarter with a bang!

Market Recap For Tuesday, July 1st 2014 What a start! Stocks were on fire today, beginning the 3rd quarter with the bulls clearly in charge. The DOW made new all-time highs and came within 2 points of the highly watched 17,000 mark. At the end of the day the DOW was up +129 points closing […]

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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. 😉 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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