Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,874.16 down -88.72 points


Tuesday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 874 16 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2 18 billion Declining stocks led advancers by 2 47 to 1 ratio There were 926 advancers and 2287 decliners for the day On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 35 stocks reached a 52 (More)

4 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday: TWTR, WMT, CLF, NVTA

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Tuesday marked the first trading session of September as well as the first session in the holiday shortened week with U S equity markets closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day It wasn t an easy session (More)

Forex Daily Recap – Cable Took a Breather amid Brexit Showdown

GBP USD GBP USDGBP USD After four red sessions in a row the Cable bulls took a breather today post UK Parliamentary voting Quite surprisingly UK PM Boris Johnson s Conservative Party lost majority in the Parliament The leading player for the Liberal Democrats win was Phillip Lee the (More)

Stock Market Today: Google Probe Intensifies; New Lows for Uber, Lyft

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips After a three day weekend it appeared that investors didn t quite have their sea legs ready for Tuesday s action Traders saw a lower open in the stock market today followed by a larger decline into mid (More)

Dow Jones Today: Not the Way to Start September

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips September has a dubious reputation among the 12 months when it comes to equity market performance Over the past two decades the S amp P 500 has averaged a September decline of 1 1 making the ninth month of the year (More)

China Data Provides Support as Focus Shifts to the EUR and GBP

Earlier in the Day Earlier in the Day The economic calendar was on the busier side through the Asian session this morning Key stats included August manufacturing numbers out of China Australia and Japan 2 nd quarter capital spending out of Japan and 2 nd quarter company gross (More)

Daily Fix – The USD Breakout Continues

I ve focused on positioning where I have looked at the weekly Commitment of Traders CoT futures report Skew which is the demand for put option volatility over call volatility which for me is the best guide around sentiment the more negative the number the greater the expected move to (More)

U.S. Dollar Index Futures (DX) Technical Analysis – Strong Upside Momentum as Long as Euro Remains Weak

The U S Dollar soared against a basket of currencies on Friday on the back of better than expected U S economic data a plunge in the Euro and the repatriation of dollars tied up in foreign investments The U S Dollar soared against a basket of currencies on Friday on the back (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/30/2019: AKTX, NVS, SNY, NKTR, JNJ, PFE, MRK, ABT, AMGN

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 01 JNJ 0 01 PFE 0 71 PFE 0 71 ABT 0 60 ABT 0 60 MRK 0 44 MRK 0 44 AMGN 0 49 AMGN 0 49 Health care majors were rallying pre market Friday Health care majors were rallying pre market Friday Stocks moving on (More)

Stock Market News for Aug 30, 2019

Major indexes ended in the green on Thursday as trade tensions between the United States and China appeared to ease Stocks moved higher after China hinted its unwillingness to retaliate against Washington s new round of tariffs Second a revision of second quarter GDP growth revealed an (More)

3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Mylan, Newell and Home Depot

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips For the first time in over a week the market moved the same direction two days in a row The S amp P 500 made a 1 27 gain on Thursday though that still leaves it below the key 50 day moving average line The volume (More)

Strong Trading Week Ends on Mixed Income, Spending Data

Friday August 30 2019 On this final trading day before the long Labor Day weekend we expect low volumes overall on what looks to be the strongest trading week since June Mixed data on income and spending from July fills out the end of the week Personal Income from last month came (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/30/2019: AAC, PRTK, QHC, CYH

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 33 JNJ 0 33 PFE 0 69 PFE 0 69 ABT 0 70 ABT 0 70 MRK 0 28 MRK 0 28 AMGN 0 56 AMGN 0 56 Health care stocks were slightly stronger in midday trading with the NYSE Health Care Index up 0 3 Shares of health care companies (More)

Friday’s Vital Data: McDonald’s, Twitter and Micron Technology

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips U S stock futures are looking up this morning pushing equity indexes back to the upper end of their volatile trading range For the S amp P 500 the 2 940 level has been a graveyard in the sky where rallies go to die (More)

Futures Rise On Trade Hopes, Consumer Spending Comes In Hot, Brexit Drama Continues

The U S Futures Are Up In Early Friday TradingThe U S Futures Are Up In Early Friday Trading The U S futures are up in early Friday trading after hopes for a trade deal were stoked in Thursday s session News from President Trump is that U S and Chinese negotiators held phone talks on (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/30/2019: PRTK

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 03 JNJ 0 03 PFE 0 72 PFE 0 72 ABT 0 60 ABT 0 60 MRK 0 34 MRK 0 34 AMGN 0 47 AMGN 0 47 Health care stocks were mixed in late afternoon trade Friday including a slight gain for the NYSE Health Care Index (More)

Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,962.88 down -10.51 points

Friday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 962 88 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1 75 billion Friday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 962 88 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1 75 billion Advancers stocks led declining by 1 (More)

5 Top Stock Trades for Tuesday: CPB, AMBA, MRVL, BIG

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Bulls wouldn t go down without a fight but they weren t strong enough to keep the markets elevated heading into the long holiday weekend Here are our top stock trades after a busy Friday Top Stock Trades (More)

Stock Market Today: 2020 Recession Odds; Ulta Pummeled

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips It wasn t a great session for the stock market today But after rallying most of this week it s hard for bulls to complain too much heading into the long holiday weekend The SPDR S amp P 500 ETF (More)

Dow Jones Today: It Could Have Been Worse

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Fridays leading into holiday weekends particularly the Friday prior to Labor Day usually don t generate much excitement on Wall Street and if there is it s usually a bad sign So with that in mind today s results (More)

U.S. Dollar Index Futures (DX) Technical Analysis – Spikes Higher as Euro Sinks; U.S. Investors Cut Foreign Exposure

The U S Dollar is trading higher against a basket of currencies on Friday with most of the gains attributed to a plunge in the Euro which drove the single currency into its lowest level since May 2017 The Greenback also posted gains against the Canadian Dollar and British Pound The safe (More)

Weekly Wrap –Yield Curve Inversions, Trade, and Brexit Drove the Majors

The StatsThe Stats It was a busy week on the economic calendar in the week ending 30 th August It was a busy week on theeconomic calendar in the week ending 30thth August A total of 57 stats were monitored throughout the week compared with 35 in the week prior A total of 57 stats (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/29/2019: CANF, AZN, IBIO, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 26 JNJ 0 26 PFE 0 94 PFE 0 94 ABT 0 90 ABT 0 90 MRK 0 14 MRK 0 14 AMGN FlatAMGN Flat Health care heavyweights were mostly higher pre bell Thursday Health care heavyweights were mostly higher pre bell Thursday Early (More)

Stock Market News for Aug 29, 2019

Benchmarks closed in the green on Wednesday led by gain in energy and financial stocks However the gains were limited due to further inversion in yield curve and trade war concerns The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJI rose 1 or 258 2 points to close at 26 036 10 The S amp P 500 (More)

Q2 GDP Revised to 2.0%, Plus Q2 Earnings: BBY, DG & More

Thursday August 29 2019 Ahead of the penultimate trading day of August this year and ahead of the long Labor Day holiday weekend we see a few economic data points which may be of some interest to investors We also see a sweep up of late reporting retailers in their fiscal Q2 (More)

Thursday’s Vital Data: Autodesk, Costco and Bank of America

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips U S stock futures are trading higher this morning Daily turns in the trade war narrative continue to drive stock prices Today s boost is coming after China s commerce ministry said they firmly reject and escalation (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/29/2019: AZN, ABBV, IBIO

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 16 JNJ 0 16 PFE 0 47 PFE 0 47 ABT 0 93 ABT 0 93 MRK 0 36 MRK 0 36 AMGN 0 04 AMGN 0 04 Health care stocks were up broadly including a 0 8 gain for the NYSE Health Care Index in midday trading Also shares of health (More)

The U.S. Market Rebounds, China Soothes Trade Fears, Recession Fears Linger

The U S Futures Are Higher In Early Thursday TradingThe U S Futures Are Higher In Early Thursday Trading The U S futures are up in early Thursday trading after soothing words from China China says it wants to calmly reach an agreement with the U S on trade The comments led the market (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/29/2019: LCI, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN, SOLY, ESPR, CANF

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 37 JNJ 0 37 PFE 0 71 PFE 0 71 ABT 0 65 ABT 0 65 MRK 0 24 MRK 0 24 AMGN 0 26 AMGN 0 26 Health care stocks closed mixed Thursday including a 0 8 gain for the NYSE Health Care Index Also shares of health care (More)

Dollar Edges Higher Following Q2 US GDP Release

Although investors are well aware of the slowdown in the US economy the latest data underscored the strength of consumer spending which makes up over 60 percent of US GDP and shows that the primary growth driver in the world s largest economy is still resilient Although investors are well (More)

Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,973.39 up 116.51 points

Thursday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 973 39 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1 68 billion Thursday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 973 39 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1 68 billion Advancers stocks led declining (More)

U.S. Dollar Index Futures (DX) Technical Analysis – Driven Higher by Increased Demand for Higher-Yielding Assets

The U S Dollar is trading higher against a basket of currencies on Thursday on renewed hopes of a trade deal between the United States and China after the two economic powerhouses agreed to resume trade talks in early September The U S Dollar is trading higher against a basket of currencies (More)

Stock Market Today: When Apple Will Show Off its New iPhone

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips It was a good day for bulls in the stock market today The SPDR S amp P 500 ETF NYSEARCA SPY rallied 1 28 the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average NYSEARCA (More)

Dow Jones Today: China Confirmation Proves Meaningful

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Earlier this week stocks rallied on encouraging comments from President Donald Trump about trade talks with China Of course the rally was nice but it was accompanied by doubts confirmed by some Chinese media that (More)

5 Top Stock Trades for Friday: MU, OKTA, BURL

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips With trade war hope fueling gains on Wall Street some investors are skeptical the rally will last After all hope tends not to be a very dependable strategy Given the big gains in stocks there were plenty (More)

Forex Daily Recap – Ninja Upshot +0.37%, Entering the Upper Bollinger Band

USD JPY USD JPYUSD JPY On the technical side the Ninja has finally made a jump into the upper vicinity of the Bollinger Bands crossing above the center line Anyhow the Parabolic SAR stood just overhead the trading pair preventing more upside However the Stochastics indicator was showing (More)

Economic Data and Brexit Keep the EUR, the USD and the GBP in Focus

Earlier in the Day Earlier in the Day The economic calendar was on the busier side once more through the Asian session this morning Theeconomic calendar was on the busier side once more through the Asian session this morning For the Kiwi DollarFor the Kiwi Dollar Building consents fell by 1 (More)

Asian Shares Finished Mixed as Trade Talk Hopes Fade

The major Asia Pacific stock indexes are trading mixed as they approach Wednesday s close Helping to keep a lid on prices are yesterday s weaker trade on Wall Street and concerns over a possible U S recession after a key economic indicator once again signaled a potential economic (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/28/2019: PAHC, LCI, SNGX, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 49 JNJ 0 49 PFE 0 03 PFE 0 03 ABT FlatABT Flat MRK FlatMRK Flat AMGN 0 1 AMGN 0 1 Health care giants flat to lower pre bell Wednesday Health care giants flat to lower pre bell Wednesday Moving stocks include Moving (More)

Trade Wars Make China a Deflation Exporter

China announced steps to maintain domestic consumption including the possible removal of restrictions on the car purchase Just as the U S has taken steps to ease tax breaks on wages China s moves have failed to solve the main problem trade conflicts China announced steps to maintain (More)

3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: eBay, UnitedHealth and Berkshire Hathaway

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Monday s dead cat bounce wasn t meant to last Instead with recession worries renewed by another inversion of the two year and ten year yield curve the S amp P 500 fell 0 32 on Tuesday Source Shutterstock (More)

Stock Market News for Aug 28, 2019

Benchmarks closed in the red on Tuesday as hopes for a U S China trade war resolution dims and fears of global economic slowdown intensifies Yield curve inversion also clouds investors sentiment The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJI dropped 0 5 or 120 93 points to close at 25 777 9 (More)

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Trade War Hits New Earnings Reports: BF.B, TIF & More

Wednesday August 28 2019 While the markets slog through known unknowns of the continuing U S China trade war which comes up on its one year anniversary this fall we see pre market futures in the red again this morning From all time highs last month we ve seen a pullback of around 5 (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/28/2019: PAHC, ARWR, SRDX

Top Health Care StocksTop Health Care Stocks JNJ 1 71 JNJ 1 71 PFE 1 76 PFE 1 76 ABT 0 25 ABT 0 25 MRK 0 65 MRK 0 65 AMGN 1 30 AMGN 1 30 Health care stocks were firmer broadly including a 0 3 gain for the NYSE Health Care Index in recent trade Also shares of health (More)

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Barrick Gold, Activision Blizzard and Roku

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips U S stock futures are inching lower this morning while gold and bonds continue to rally The messy price action continues to keep big buyers at bay Small caps enter the session on precarious footing with the Russell 2000 (More)

Yield Curve Inversion Deepens, U.S. Markets Fall, Geopolitical Woe Hurts Sentiment

The U S Futures Fall After The Yield Curve Inversion DeepensThe U S Futures Fall After The Yield Curve Inversion Deepens The U S futures were indicating a slightly positive open in early Tuesday trading until the yield curve inversion deepened The spread on the 10yr 2yr inversion deepened (More)

Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,856.88 up 29.93 points

Wednesday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 856 88 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1 59 billion Wednesday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 856 88 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 1 59 billion Advancers stocks led (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/28/2019: EMMA,LCI,SNGX,PAHC

Top Health Care StocksTop Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 73 JNJ 0 73 PFE 2 15 PFE 2 15 ABT 0 68 ABT 0 68 MRK 1 12 MRK 1 12 AMGN 0 50 AMGN 0 50 Health care stocks advanced Wednesday with the NYSE Health Care Index rising more than 0 6 and the shares of health care companies in the S amp (More)

5 Top Stock Trades for Thursday: VEEV, CGC, BAC, TIF

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips On Tuesday we saw stocks open higher and turn lower On Wednesday though it was just the opposite Equities took any early stumble in morning trade but were able to shake off the losses and turn higher While (More)

Stock Market Today: Bitcoin Plunges, Small Caps Hold Key Level

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips While the SPDR S amp P 500 ETF NYSEARCA SPY is basically flat so far this week there s been plenty of moves between the open and the close In the stock market today investors (More)

Dow Jones Today: Glossing Over Some Things

InvestorPlace Stock Market News Stock Advice amp Trading Tips Wednesday was an interesting day of market action Stocks rallied even as some market observers said investors may be overlooking mounting signs of a looming recession Source Venturelli Luca Shutterstock com On (More)

U.S. Dollar Index Futures (DX) Technical Analysis – Has Regained More than 50% of Last Week’s Steep Break

The U S Dollar is trading higher against a basket of major currencies late Wednesday The rally is being driven by increased demand for higher risk assets in the wake of a strong rally in U S equity markets following the release of a bullish crude oil report Traders are showing little (More)

Health Care Sector Update for 08/27/2019: NVTR, CTLT, JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN

Top Health Care Stocks Top Health Care Stocks JNJ 1 28 JNJ 1 28 PFE 0 43 PFE 0 43 ABT FlatABT Flat MRK FlatMRK Flat AMGN FlatAMGN Flat Top heath care stocks were flat to higher pre market Tuesday Top heath care stocks were flat to higher pre market Tuesday Stocks moving on (More)

Even Now, Investors Can't Ignore Stocks; 'Old' Tech May Be A Good Place To Be

At times like this, when the risks to the economy and stocks are obvious, it is hard to pick individual investments. With 10-Year Treasury Note yields now well below those of 2-Year bills, a conventional reading of the bond market suggests that the question is not if the U.S. will fall into recession, it is when (More)

U.S. Dollar Index Futures (DX) Technical Analysis – August 27, 2019 Forecast

The U S Dollar is trading lower on Tuesday following yesterday s dramatic reversal to the upside That move was fueled by positive developments over U S China trade relations Today s price action suggests traders are looking for more details as to whether the trade talks between the two (More)

Stock Market News for Aug 27, 2019

Benchmarks closed higher on Monday after President Trump said China wants to return to the table to negotiate trade issues Shares of trade sensitive stocks rose after Friday s raft between two of world s largest economies sent stocks in negative territory The Dow Jones Industrial Average (More)

AI Engine Says S&P 500 Is 2X More Likely To Drop Today Than A Normal Day

The S amp P 500 dropped 2 5 over trading last Friday Taking that into account 160 is the S amp P 500 likely to drop or rise today The S P 500 dropped 2 5 over trading last Friday Taking that into account is the S P 500 likely to drop or rise today According to the Trefis AI engine there (More)

Booking Holdings and Expedia Are Both Growing Steadily, But In Very Different Ways

Booking Holdings BKNG and Expedia Group EXPE are the two largest online travel agencies OTAs in the world While their business models are identical in terms of their various revenue sources there is a notable difference in their core focus area Booking Holdings makes most of (More)

News Corporation: How Did The Company Turn Profitable After 2 Years Of Heavy Losses?

After posting heavy losses in the previous two years News Corporation NWSA has successfully been able to turn its business around Although News Corporation Revenues NWSA s business model and segment wise revenue break up increased at a CAGR of 11 3 over the last two years to (More)