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Investors Bouyed By Gains To End The Week

Investors Bouyed By Gains To End The Week

Wall Street opened sharply higher Friday, buoyed by hopes of an epilogue of the Greek crisis and signs of recovery of Chinese markets. The Dow gained 223.78 points, or 1.28%… Read more »

Bonds Weaken as Stocks Rebound Today

Bonds Weaken as Stocks Rebound Today

US Stock markets ended higher on today, which seems in a complete contrast to yesterday when the S&P500 fell to its largest one day fall in over one month. Merger… Read more »

Wall Street Opens Lower But Starts to Gain as Session Progesses

Wall Street Opens Lower But Starts to Gain as Session Progesses

Wall Street was set to open in the red on Monday morning, after four weeks of consecutive gains, in a climate of concern about the Japanese economy. After about thirty… Read more »

Dow Jones Holds Firm Despite Holiday

Dow Jones Holds Firm Despite Holiday

An extremly low amount of volatility for once, which fits with the context. Many operators were absent due to ‘Veteran’s Day’. If Wall Street was open, the bond markets were… Read more »

The Amazing Trend in Stocks Continues

The Amazing Trend in Stocks Continues

The current upward trend in stock prices,starting on October 16th is the most spectacular in history, with 1.630Pts increase for the Dow Jones Index in 14 sessions (the previous record… Read more »

Caution on a Busy Week For Reporting

Caution on a Busy Week For Reporting

Investors have been taking profits after gains last Friday, caution is dominant before a busy week and at the failure of several Italian banks succumbing to stress tests. After two… Read more »

More Worry In The Markets Heralds A Bearish Trend

More Worry In The Markets Heralds A Bearish Trend

Selling pressure does not seem to be easing on American stocks, even increasing. The reasons for the consolidation turning to falls is not obvious for traders: there’s been no dramatic… Read more »

Looking Grim For Stocks On Import Price Data

Looking Grim For Stocks On Import Price Data

Wall Street opened in the red Friday after its heaviest decline in eight months, facing a bearish bias that now seems firmly established. By late morning, the Dow managed to… Read more »

Fed Meeting Minutes Send A Rocket Up The Markets A**

Fed Meeting Minutes Send A Rocket Up The Markets A**

While many economists did not expect much from the “minutes” of the Fed, the summary of discussions at the last meeting caused a dramatic rebound. Erasing the losses of the… Read more »

Stock Prices Not Impressed By New Data

Stock Prices Not Impressed By New Data

Unlike European markets, Wall Street has failed to acknowledge the end of the third quarter: the end of the session were marked by a wave of tiredness and a further… Read more »

Stocks Fall As Dollar Strength Worries Investors

Stocks Fall As Dollar Strength Worries Investors

The stock market suffered an unexpected blip on Thursday after the announcement of a heavy fall in durable goods orders in August. Late morning, the Dow Jones lost 1.2% to… Read more »

Apple Announcements, Alibaba IPO and Market Conundrums

Apple Announcements, Alibaba IPO and Market Conundrums

Regardless of the madness happening in the UK with the vote for Scotland’s independence, the US Markets failed to fall very far from their recent highs. The Dow Jones dropped… Read more »