NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings. CSX CSX.O shares tumbled 9.9% and were set for their biggest one-day drop […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Mixed on Earnings and Economic Data

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Mixed on Earnings and Economic Data

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Mixed on Earnings and Economic Data Tuesday’s market is similar to yesterday with the Nasdaq, Dow and S&P-500 little changed, but today the R2K index is 0.55% higher.   Brian’s technical piece below offers some interesting insights into the Russell Index.  Market volumes out of the gate are about 3% stronger than yesterday, but […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) turns negative

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) turns negative

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) turns negative U.S. stock benchmarks cut solid gains Thursday morning after a tweet from President Donald Trump indicated that trade talks between China and the U.S. may not be making substantial progress. Trump tweeted that China is “letting us down” by not buying U.S. farm products “that they said they would.” Trump’s […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) surged to a record high after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a willingness to cut interest rates to boost flagging economic growth

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) surged to a record high after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a willingness to cut interest rates to boost flagging economic growth

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) surged to a record high after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signalled a willingness to cut interest rates to boost flagging economic growth The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite surged to a record high Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled a willingness to cut interest rates to boost flagging economic growth. The […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) slips on trade concerns

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) slips on trade concerns

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) slips on trade concerns U.S. stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors fretted over a hit to company earnings from the protracted U.S.-China trade dispute and reined in expectations of a big interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month. In the latest indication of the trade dispute hurting businesses, German […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) hopes of sharp rate cut fade

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) hopes of sharp rate cut fade

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) hopes of sharp rate cut fade U.S. stocks fell on Monday,pressured by a drop in Apple Inc following a broker downgrade,and as investors toned down expectations of an aggressiveinterest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month. Apple IncAAPL.O fell 2.1% and was the biggest drag on allthree main Wall Street […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) US job gains weaken case for big Fed cut

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) US job gains weaken case for big Fed cut

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) US job gains weaken case for big Fed cut The dollar rose broadly on Monday after strong U.S. jobs growth in June suggested the Federal Reserve will not aggressively cut interest rates later this month. U.S. nonfarm payrolls rebounded in June to 224,000, the most in five months, data showed on Friday, […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Eyes Record High

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Eyes Record High

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Eyes Record High Dow Jones futures rose slightly Thursday night, ahead of Friday’s jobs report. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures also were higher after U.S. stock markets were closed for Independence Day. The stock market rally powered ahead Wednesday, with the Dow Jones and S&P 500 index setting all-time highs and […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gains in communications, technology and consumer goods companies outweighed losses in energy stocks and banks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gains in communications, technology and consumer goods companies outweighed losses in energy stocks and banks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gains in communications, technology and consumer goods companies outweighed losses in energy stocks and banks Stocks capped a wobbly day on Wall Street with modest gains Tuesday, nudging the S&P 500 index to its second straight record high. Gains in communications, technology and consumer goods companies outweighed losses in energy stocks, banks […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gains on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gains on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gains on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, but finished off earlier highs, led by gains in technology stocks on optimism for progress in U.S.-China trade talks and signs of a likely reprieve for Chinese telecom company Huawei. Despite losing some of its initial steam, the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Poised For New Highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Poised For New Highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Poised For New Highs Friday’s mid-year closes provided important inputs to my proprietary analytics. The results include monthly value levels for July, risky levels for the third quarter–which are at new highs for the Dow, SPX and Nasdaq–and semiannual pivots in play until the end of 2019. The averages straddle annual pivots that […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trims gains after Kudlow’s trade comments

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trims gains after Kudlow’s trade comments

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trims gains after Kudlow’s trade comments U.S. stocks pared early gains on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a session low, after hopes ofa trade deal were dented by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow’s comment that Washington may move ahead with more tariffs on Chinese goods. There were no preconditions set […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rises on tech gains, trade hopes

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rises on tech gains, trade hopes

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rises on tech gains, trade hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as gains in chipmaker Micron boosted the technology sector and comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin fueled hopes that the United States and China were making progress in their trade talks. “We were about 90% of the way there (with a […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) sinks 1.5% as tech-related stocks get clobbered

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) sinks 1.5% as tech-related stocks get clobbered

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) sinks 1.5% as tech-related stocks get clobbered Information technology shares and those related to telecoms suffered sharp losses Tuesday, as commentary from the Federal Reserve moderated hopes for a substantial reduction of benchmark borrowing costs. Rate-cut hopes have thus far underpinned equity market’s record rally. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.67% […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors awaiting U.S.-China trade talks the end of this week at the G20 summit

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors awaiting U.S.-China trade talks the end of this week at the G20 summit

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors awaiting U.S.-China trade talks the end of this week at the G20 summit Global equity markets traded mostly flat on Monday as investors awaited U.S.-China trade talks the end of this week at the G20 summit, and the dollar fell to three-month lows on bets the Federal Reserve may cut interest […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) saw the steepest decline on a percentage basis with a slip of 0.24%

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) saw the steepest decline on a percentage basis with a slip of 0.24%

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) saw the steepest decline on a percentage basis with a slip of 0.24% A late-session selloff kept the S&P from another record and snapped the major indices’ four-day winning streak.   But let’s not be too demanding, especially in a low volume summer session. Stocks still rose for the third consecutive week to […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks lifted by hopes for Fed and US-China trade

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks lifted by hopes for Fed and US-China trade

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks lifted by hopes for Fed and US-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from confirmation that U.S. President Donald Trump would meet China’s president to talk about trade. […]

Tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) outperforms broader market

Tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) outperforms broader market

Tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) outperforms broader market Empire State New York manufacturing survey drops by the most ever A reading of U.S. home-builder confidence falls Sotheby’s shares jump nearly 60% after report says auction house is set to be taken private U.S. stocks closed higher Monday on the back of strong gains in social media […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) hopes of an interest rate cut adding to theupbeat sentiment

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) hopes of an interest rate cut adding to theupbeat sentiment

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) hopes of an interest rate cut adding to theupbeat sentiment Gains in energy shares helped WallStreet’s main indexes snap two days of weakness and trade higheron Thursday, with hopes of an interest rate cut adding to theupbeat sentiment. Crude prices rose as much as 4%, a day after hittingfive-month lows, after a […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) focus remained largely attuned to global trade developments

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) focus remained largely attuned to global trade developments

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) focus remained largely attuned to global trade developments Stocks fell for a second day on Wednesday, pressured by declines in tech and bank shares, pausing a sharp rally to start off June. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 43.68 points, or 0.2%, to 26,004.83 while the S&P 500 closed 0.2% lower at […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) looming trade tensions still make a bear market a possibility

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) looming trade tensions still make a bear market a possibility

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) looming trade tensions still make a bear market a possibility Wall Street investors are enjoying a multiday rally, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average poised for a six-session advance, but strategists at Citigroup say looming trade tensions still make a bear market a possibility if the Trump administration’s tariff disputes aren’t resolved […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) have finally regained control

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) have finally regained control

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) have finally regained control The bulls have finally regained control of this market. But like a tennis match between two top-seeded players, there’s no telling when the back-and-forth is going to end. The good news is, the market just received some bad news — the type that all but assures the Fed […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare up in trade tensions after President Donald Trump’s fresh China tariffs threat

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare up in trade tensions after President Donald Trump’s fresh China tariffs threat

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare up in trade tensions after President Donald Trump’s fresh China tariffs threat Wall Street’s main indexes edged higher in choppy trading on Thursday, as expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare up in […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rising hopes of Fed rate cut

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rising hopes of Fed rate cut

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rising hopes of Fed rate cut Stocks closed solidly higher Wednesday, after volatile morning trade that saw benchmarks flipping between gains and losses, as investors digested a round of conflicting economic data that showed strength in the U.S. services sector but signaled a potential weakening of the labor market. Erratic morning trade […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech-heavy index’s biggest one-day gain in five months

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech-heavy index’s biggest one-day gain in five months

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech-heavy index’s biggest one-day gain in five months The Nasdaq Composite COMP, +2.65% surged 2.4% in afternoon trade, with the tech-heavy index’s biggest one-day gain in five months producing panic-like buying activity. The Nasdaq exchange’s Arms Index is a volume-weighted breadth measure that tends to fall below 1.000 when the stock market […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) index threatens to enter correction territory on Google, Facebook antitrust concerns

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) index threatens to enter correction territory on Google, Facebook antitrust concerns

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) index threatens to enter correction territory on Google, Facebook antitrust concerns The Nasdaq Composite index COMP, -1.61% is on pace to close in correction territory, popularly defined as a benchmark index closing 10% below its most recent peak, which for the Nasdaq occurred on May 3, when it closed at 8,164. The […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors should tread lightly short-term

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors should tread lightly short-term

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors should tread lightly short-term President Donald Trump once said trade wars are “good, and easy to win.” But the stock market and many fund/retirement portfolios are becoming casualties of a war, which investors are asking, “what is it good for?” Corporate CEOs are responding, “absolutely nothing.” Investors were caught off guard […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade tensions are likely to get a lot worse

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade tensions are likely to get a lot worse

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade tensions are likely to get a lot worse Enjoy Thursday’s muted stock-market bounce, because Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners says it won’t last for very long. The chief investment officer and one of the world’s premier bond-fund managers, in a late-Wednesday interview, told MarketWatch that the equity market is likely to […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trade War’s Getting Real

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trade War’s Getting Real

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trade War’s Getting Real The most obvious losers in the stock market recently have been companies exposed to trade with China. Over the past two weeks, we’ve gone from cautious optimism about an imminent trade deal to the two sides seeming to be worlds apart. While the rhetoric ebbs and flows through […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment Early gains in benchmark U.S. indexes faded and global stock markets retreated Tuesday as concerns about Italy’s budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment, pushing safe haven U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest levels […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years The three main U.S. stock benchmarks are in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years as Sino-American trade tensions buffet equity values on Thursday. The indexes are poised for an ugly monthly skid, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dipped as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dipped as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dipped as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies. Fears that tit-for-tat tariffs and other retaliatory actionsby the United States and […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) chips and other techs staged a broad rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) chips and other techs staged a broad rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) chips and other techs staged a broad rally Chips and other techs staged a broad rally in today’s stock market, boosting the Nasdaq composite to a more than 1% gain with an hour left to go. The Nasdaq surged 1.3%, the S&P 500 rallied 1% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Index tumbled 113.91 points (1.46 per cent) to 7,702.38, with chip companies that do business with Huawei among the hardest hit

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Index tumbled 113.91 points (1.46 per cent) to 7,702.38, with chip companies that do business with Huawei among the hardest hit

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Index tumbled 113.91 points (1.46 per cent) to 7,702.38, with chip companies that do business with Huawei among the hardest hit Shares of technology companies fell sharply on Monday (May 20) in down session for Wall Street after Google began to severe ties with Chinese telecom giant Huawei amid the US-China trade […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down Wall Street ended lower as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years. While all three major US indexes struggled for direction for […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) strong economic data

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) strong economic data

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak,lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart,and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy. Cisco Systems Inc CSCO.O rose 6.1%, the most among the S&P and the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reclaimed some of the ground lost

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reclaimed some of the ground lost

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reclaimed some of the ground lost U.S. stocks on Tuesday reclaimed some of the ground lost in the prior day’s steep sell-off, with tariff-sensitive technology stocks leading the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher as investors were heartened by a tonal shift in U.S.-China trade rhetoric. All three major U.S. indexes closed […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade worries remain a cloud over Wall Street

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade worries remain a cloud over Wall Street

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade worries remain a cloud over Wall Street The Nasdaq composite and small-cap stocks led a bounce on Wall Street Tuesday, but the stock market made up less than half of the prior day’s losses. The Nasdaq rose 1.1%, the S&P 500 gained 0.8%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average tacked on […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak US stocks have rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak after US President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were “constructive”. The benchmark S&P 500 index had dropped as […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trump talks of ‘beautiful letter’ from China’s Xi

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trump talks of ‘beautiful letter’ from China’s Xi

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trump talks of ‘beautiful letter’ from China’s Xi U.S. stocks pulled well off the day’s lows Thursday but the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq finished lower for a fourth session as trade tensions ramped up after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariff retaliation on China, which he claims “broke the deal”. However, […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Sell in May and go away? Perhaps investors should have after the start to this month

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Sell in May and go away? Perhaps investors should have after the start to this month

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Sell in May and go away? Perhaps investors should have after the start to this month A somnambulant period that saw equities to or toward record territory appears to be over. It’s still early, but stocks are positioned for their worst month of this trading year. The current slump in equities—while it […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) under tremendous pressure early Monday after President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) under tremendous pressure early Monday after President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) under tremendous pressure early Monday after President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods President Donald Trump’s weekend tweets threatening new tariffs on Chinese goods sent global markets into what one firm called a “risk-off frenzy” on Monday morning. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite all fell […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumble after Trump’s latest tariff threat

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumble after Trump’s latest tariff threat

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumble after Trump’s latest tariff threat U.S. stock futures fell sharply Sunday, after President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs this week on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMM9, -2.08% sank more than 480 points, or 1.8%, while S&P 500 futures ESM9, -2.07% fell […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors digest Fed comments

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors digest Fed comments

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors digest Fed comments U.S. stocks eased further from recent record highs on Thursday as energy shares dropped along with oil prices and investors continued to digest comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The energy index was down the most among the major S&P sectors, falling 1.71% and extending its recent slide. U.S. […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) recorded new all-time highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) recorded new all-time highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) recorded new all-time highs Wall Street closed lower on Wednesday following mixed financial results for the first quarter of 2019. All three major stock indexes closed in negative territory. Notably, On Apr 23, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite recorded new all-time highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) closed at 26,597.05, […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors were digesting a mixed bag of reports

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors were digesting a mixed bag of reports

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors were digesting a mixed bag of reports The S&P 500 slipped on Wednesday after ending the previous session with a record and the Nasdaq failed to hold all-time highs reached earlier in the day while investors waited for more earnings reports. Energy stocks were the biggest drag on the S&P 500 […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reaches historical high

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reaches historical high

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reaches historical high Tuesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index reaching a historical high. The index closed at 8,120.82 up 105.55 for the day. The index had a previous high 8109.68735 on 08/29/2018. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.15 billion. Advancers stocks led declining by 2.78 to […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) ends at 6-month high ahead of big-name earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) ends at 6-month high ahead of big-name earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) ends at 6-month high ahead of big-name earnings U.S. stocks closed mostly stronger Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq finishing at a six-month high, as investors face a big week for corporate quarterly results and economic data following an extended holiday weekend. Investors were also monitoring a jump in crude-oil prices as the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) focus is going to continue to be on earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) focus is going to continue to be on earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) focus is going to continue to be on earnings Next week will go a long way in determining whether investors should be concerned about the dawning of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth can be avoided in what is the heaviest week for profit reporting by U.S. companies. […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Rally Continues

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Rally Continues

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Rally Continues The Nasdaq Composite — one of the three major stock indexes of Wall Street — has been performing impressively so far in 2019. On Apr 16, the tech-laden index closed above 8,000 — a key technical threshold — for the first time after Oct 3, 2018. Positive news on the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market is completely focused on earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market is completely focused on earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market is completely focused on earnings U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the Nasdaq finishing above 8,000 for the first time in six months, as investors parsed a fresh batch of corporate earnings for clues on the broader economy. What did major indexes do? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.26% rose […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) suffered today, kicking off the holiday-shortened week on a negative note

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) suffered today, kicking off the holiday-shortened week on a negative note

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) suffered today, kicking off the holiday-shortened week on a negative note U.S. markets suffered today, kicking off the holiday-shortened week on a negative note. The Dow and S&P 500 closed lower on the back of disappointing big bank earnings from the likes of Goldman Sachs ( GS ) and Citigroup ( C […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) record high as earnings begin

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) record high as earnings begin

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) record high as earnings begin US stocks have closed near record highs on Friday after the largest US bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co, soothed worries that the first-quarter earnings season would dampen Wall Street’s big rally back from last year’s slump. The S&P 500 is now within one per cent of September’s […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors waiting for U.S. first-quarter earnings reports

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors waiting for U.S. first-quarter earnings reports

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors waiting for U.S. first-quarter earnings reports A gauge of global equity markets slid on Thursday as investors waited for U.S. first-quarter earnings reports while Treasury yields rose after strong U.S. data and a six-month extension of a deadline for Britain to leave the European Union. The dollar index rose as worries […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) concerns U.S. companies will report a decline in earnings for the first time in three years

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) concerns U.S. companies will report a decline in earnings for the first time in three years

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) concerns U.S. companies will report a decline in earnings for the first time in three years A gauge of global equities was mostly flat on Monday as another drop in Boeing shares and concerns U.S. companies will report a decline in earnings for the first time in three years were offset by […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Rally Expected Ahead of First Quarter Bank Earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Rally Expected Ahead of First Quarter Bank Earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Rally Expected Ahead of First Quarter Bank Earnings The first quarter earnings season is finally here. And one way or another, all of the concerns investors and analysts have had regarding a slowing global economy have all by disappeared — with the caveat being “for now.” Driven by a solid March jobs […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) mixed reports about the progress of a trade deal left investors unwilling to take on more risk

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) mixed reports about the progress of a trade deal left investors unwilling to take on more risk

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) mixed reports about the progress of a trade deal left investors unwilling to take on more risk Global stocks edged lower on Thursday, as investors looked for tangible signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while the euro was dented after disappointing economic data out of Germany. Mixed reports about the progress […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks struggled for direction

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks struggled for direction

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks struggled for direction Stocks closed narrowly mixed as investors appeared to pause after Monday’s sharp gains. A day after all the major indexes closed more than 1% higher, stocks on Tuesday struggled for direction and ended close to their starting points for the day. The S&P 500 was little changed while […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) recouped the losses incurred in the final months of 2018

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) recouped the losses incurred in the final months of 2018

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) recouped the losses incurred in the final months of 2018 Wall Street posted its strongest quarterly rise in a decade, with the broader S&P 500 index rising 13.1%, marking its best start to a year since 1998. The index also successfully notched its biggest one-quarter gain since the end of the Great […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) ended the final trading day of the first quarter on a strong note

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) ended the final trading day of the first quarter on a strong note

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) ended the final trading day of the first quarter on a strong note US stocks have ended the final trading day of the first quarter on a strong note on Friday and the S&P 500 posted its best quarterly gain since 2009, boosted by optimism over the latest round of trade talks […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) yields moved higher on Thursday after prolonged slides

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) yields moved higher on Thursday after prolonged slides

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) yields moved higher on Thursday after prolonged slides Benchmark U.S. and European bond yields moved higher on Thursday after prolonged slides, while gains on Wall Street countered declines in other world stock markets as investors eyed U.S.-China trade talks and economic growth. While the U.S. dollar firmed against a basket of key […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) yields drop with focus on growth, central banks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) yields drop with focus on growth, central banks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) yields drop with focus on growth, central banks A gauge of world stocks fell on Wednesday amid new signs of concern for the global economy, while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields sank to fresh 15-month lows and German bond yields fell further below zero. China’s industrial firms posted their worst slump in profits […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks ended broadly lower

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks ended broadly lower

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) stocks ended broadly lower U.S. stocks capped a day of choppy trading with an uneven finish Monday as investors wrestled to make sense of newly pessimistic outlooks for the global economy. Traders also weighed another troubling drop in long-term bond yields, which many see as a warning sign of a possible recession. […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) lingering fears on global growth

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) lingering fears on global growth

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) lingering fears on global growth The S&P 500 Index ended a choppy session slightly lower on Monday as worries about a slowdown in global economic growth lingered and as Apple Inc shares fell after the company unveiled its video streaming service. Indexes moved between negative and positive territory throughout the session, with […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market will continue to experience up-and-down swings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market will continue to experience up-and-down swings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market will continue to experience up-and-down swings Investors were certainly paying attention Friday. The Dow plunged 460 points, or 1.8%, to close at 25,502.32 Friday, while the S&P 500 index lost 1.9%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index saw an even bigger decline, losing 2.5%. Indeed, the market will continue to experience up-and-down swings. […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Tech Sector Strength Sparks Rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Tech Sector Strength Sparks Rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Tech Sector Strength Sparks Rally The Dow bounced back after Wednesday’s Fed-inspired drubbing , surging more than 200 points as Apple (AAPL ) stock extended its red-hot price action. Tech sector strength was underscored by a positive earnings reaction for Micron ( MU ), which helped boost blue-chip semiconductor stock Intel ( INTC ) nearly 2% higher on the day. Against this backdrop, […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) shares dip in wobbly session

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) shares dip in wobbly session

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) shares dip in wobbly session A gauge of stocks across the world fell on Wednesday as a boost from a dovish Federal Reserve was not enough to offset concerns over economic growth and U.S.-China trade talks. Sterling fell after British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was not prepared to delay Brexit […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gives up gains on news of troubled trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gives up gains on news of troubled trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) gives up gains on news of troubled trade talks The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed on Tuesday as investor optimism regarding the Federal Reserve’s expected affirmation of its dovish policy stance was offset by reports of fault lines emerging in ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations. Financial stocks weighed on all three […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech stocks helped lead Wall Street higher

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech stocks helped lead Wall Street higher

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tech stocks helped lead Wall Street higher Banks and tech helped lead Wall Street higher on Monday, while Boeing and Facebook were a drag and investors eyed this week’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting for affirmation of its commitment to “patient” monetary policy. Following the S&P 500’s best week since November, the benchmark index ended […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) United States and China Provide Mixed Signals

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) United States and China Provide Mixed Signals

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) mixed as uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached clouded sentiment U.S. stocks flitted between gains and losses on Thursday as uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached clouded sentiment. Wall Street’s main indexes briefly moved […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Tech Stocks Lead US Markets Higher

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Tech Stocks Lead US Markets Higher

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Tech Stocks Lead US Markets Higher US stocks rallied Wednesday, led by strength in the technology sector as the Nasdaq Composite Index outperformed the rest of the market’s major indexes. Boeing ( BA ) was little changed at midday as the aerospace giant tries to recover from the heavy losses from the previous two […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rise on tame U.S. inflation

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rise on tame U.S. inflation

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rise on tame U.S. inflation A gauge of world equity markets rose and the dollar eased on Tuesday after a tame reading on U.S. inflation reinforced expectations the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates anytime soon, while Boeing shares slid for a second day. U.S. consumer prices rose for the first […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) surge in broad rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) surge in broad rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) surge in broad rally Global equity markets surged on Monday, lifted by talk of more stimulus from China and by a broad rally on Wall Street that overcame a plunge in Boeing shares after one of its newest jets crashed, while U.S. debt yields rose on improved risk appetite. China’s main bourses […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Is it time to start panicking?

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Is it time to start panicking?

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Is it time to start panicking? Is it time to start panicking? Stocks ended much lower on Friday as investors begin to re-assess their risk tolerance after more data suggested a global economic slowdown could be imminent. A weak jobs report seemingly caught investors off guard, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Log Worst Losing Streaks Since December

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Log Worst Losing Streaks Since December

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Log Worst Losing Streaks Since December Thursday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7,421.46. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.58 billion. Declining stocks led advancers by 2.13 to 1 ratio. There were 1004 advancers and 2140 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 18 […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await fresh update on trade

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await fresh update on trade

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await fresh update on trade US stocks closed in the red Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index all closing lower, as market sentiment soured following tepid growth shown by the latest Beige Book report from the Federal Reserve, the trade deficit hitting a 10-year […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moving in and out of positive territory

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moving in and out of positive territory

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moving in and out of positive territory Wall Street’s main stock indexes moved in and out of positive territory on Tuesday as investors digested positive retailer earnings and economic data and eyed a key level for the benchmark S&P 500 index. Concerns over U.S.-China trade relations also hovered over the market, as […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) turned lower

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) turned lower

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) turned lower Major market indexes opened the week on a sour note led lower by the Dow Jones Industrial Average as health care and financial stocks tumbled. The Dow fell 0.8%, weighed down by losses in UnitedHealthcare ( UNH ) and Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA ). The S&P 500 fell 0.4% while the Nasdaq Composite […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reign may not last over other regions

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reign may not last over other regions

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reign may not last over other regions After slim gains in the prior week, the current stock market rally went sideways again. The Nasdaq composite rose for a 10th straight week. The S&P 500 index edged higher while the Dow Jones closed a few points lower. Even after a rapid run-up the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dips after early end to Trump-Kim summit, bleak earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dips after early end to Trump-Kim summit, bleak earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dips after early end to Trump-Kim summit, bleak earnings U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday as a U.S.-North Korea summit ended abruptly without an agreement, with a clutch of weak earnings adding to the downbeat sentiment. President Donald Trump said he had walked away from a nuclear deal at his summit with Kim […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) too early to predict an outcome in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) too early to predict an outcome in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) too early to predict an outcome in U.S.-China trade talks Global stock indexes ended with mostly slight losses on Wednesday after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said it was too early to predict an outcome in U.S.-China trade talks, although a jump in oil prices lifted shares of energy companies. Lighthizer also told a […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fell slightly after a choppy session

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fell slightly after a choppy session

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fell slightly after a choppy session Wall Street’s three major indexes fell slightly after a choppy session on Tuesday as investors eyed mixed U.S. economic data and corporate news and waited for clarity on issues such as the U.S.-China trade talks. Weaker-than-expected housing data contrasted with a rosy consumer confidence report, while […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Progress For US/China Trade Deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Progress For US/China Trade Deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Progress For US/China Trade Deal Led by gains in trade-sensitive technology and industrial stocks, Wall Street’s major averages closed higher as progress towards a US/China trade deal drove the Nasdaq Composite into the plus column for the tenth time in eleven days, and the S&P 500 briefly above 2,800. President Donald Trump’s […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) posting a ninth week of increases

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) posting a ninth week of increases

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) posting a ninth week of increases The S&P 500 technology index was up 1.3 per cent, leading gains among the 11 major S&P sectors, while the trade-exposed industrials index climbed 0.6 per cent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 181.18 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 26,031.81 on Friday, the S&P 500 […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trading volume joins the top ten ranking for the year

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trading volume joins the top ten ranking for the year

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trading volume joins the top ten ranking for the year Today’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index volume reaching the 10th place in the top ten list for this year. The last time the index closed above 2.69 billion shares was on Feb 15 2019. The total shares traded for the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Bull Run Continues

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Bull Run Continues

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Bull Run Continues Wall Street has been on a bull run since the beginning of 2019. After rebounding in January, U.S. stock markets consolidated in February. The bull-run can be attributed to positive developments on the trade war front, temporary deal between the Republicans and Democrats to avert government shutdown again and […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) small gains to start out the shortened trading week

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) small gains to start out the shortened trading week

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) small gains to start out the shortened trading week US stocks closed slightly higher Tuesday after the long holiday weekend as positive earnings from retail giant Walmart ( WMT ) and optimism over the trade talks between the US and China helped boost equity indexes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) boasted eight consecutive weeks of gains on wagers the United States and China can resolve their protracted trade dispute

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) boasted eight consecutive weeks of gains on wagers the United States and China can resolve their protracted trade dispute

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) boasted eight consecutive weeks of gains on wagers the United States and China can resolve their protracted trade dispute Hopes for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks lifted world stocks to 2 1/2- month highs on Monday, though European gains were held back by concern […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market surged driven by renewed optimism

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC)  market surged driven by renewed optimism

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) market surged driven by renewed optimism The market surged on Friday, driven by renewed optimism that when the March 1 deadline comes around, the U.S. and China would have already shaken hands on a trade truce. Tariff-related rhetoric and thoughts of an economic slowdown had become a restraint, particularly amid the recent market rebound. […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) bucks trend to rise for 5th day

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) bucks trend to rise for 5th day

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) bucks trend to rise for 5th day U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Thursday as disappointment over weak retail sales overshadowed optimism over U.S.-China trade talks, but the Nasdaq eked out gains to rise for a fifth session in a row. Consumer staples and financial sectors were the biggest losers, both falling more […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) traded at 7,461.66 at its intraday peak on Wednesday, representing a 20.4% gain from its bear low

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) traded at 7,461.66 at its intraday peak on Wednesday, representing a 20.4% gain from its bear low

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) traded at 7,461.66 at its intraday peak on Wednesday, representing a 20.4% gain from its bear low The Nasdaq Composite Index, often used as a proxy for the health of technology and internet-related stocks, on Wednesday was on the verge of ending its longest bear market, by one measure, since 1991. A […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Stocks Alphabet, Netflix, Amazon Outperform

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Stocks Alphabet, Netflix, Amazon Outperform

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Stocks Alphabet, Netflix, Amazon Outperform Two festering wounds for the stock market showed signs of healing, sending the major indexes to gains of more than 1% Tuesday, including some key Nasdaq stocks. The Nasdaq composite climbed 1.5%, the S&P 500 1.3% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average 1.5%. Early data showed that […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) struggling for direction

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) struggling for direction

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) struggling for direction Wall Street struggled for direction on Monday, with investors taking a pause as the United States and China began their latest trade negotiations and U.S. lawmakers tried to reach a deal on border funding. The market started on a strong note over the trade talks after China’s upbeat tone, […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal The benchmark S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq edged upward to snap a two-day losing streak on Friday as positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal before […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) on the cusp of exiting a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) on the cusp of exiting a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) on the cusp of exiting a bear market The Nasdaq Composite is on the cusp of exiting a bear market, rebounding nearly 20% from its Christmas Eve low and highlighting the resilience of the technology shares that have long powered the market higher. The index heavily weights shares of technology firms like […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await Trump’s State of the Union speech

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await Trump’s State of the Union speech

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await Trump’s State of the Union speech Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its winning streak to a fifth session, as investors continued to sort through corporate earnings while awaiting President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the evening. How did major benchmarks fare? The Dow […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) less than 2% shy of exiting from a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) less than 2% shy of exiting from a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) less than 2% shy of exiting from a bear market Don’t look now, but the Nasdaq Composite Index is poised to make a decidedly upbeat turn for the bulls. The stock-market benchmark, often employed as a proxy for the health of technology and internet-related stocks, on Dec. 21 closed more than 20% […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 7,642.39. The projected lower bound is: 6,885.98. The projected closing price is: 7,264.19. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below The Nasdaq index with less than an hour left in trading, is trading higher by 76 points or 1.08% at 7260.  Solid gain, but off the high at 7303.12. That high was able to extend above the indexes 100 day MA […]