Terrie’s Test for Hammerstone

Scott GreenUncategorized

Early Look Thursday, April 19, 2018 U.S. stock futures are struggling for direction, currently down slightly after ending mixed yesterday. The three gauges are showing YTD gains ranging from 0.1% to 5.7%, having recovered this month from their slump in March. Stocks ended Wednesday’s session mixed, with energy shares surging as oil prices topped its best levels in more than … Read More

Market Review: November 2, 2017

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Closing Recap Thursday, November 2, 17 Equity Market Recap ·      U.S. stock markets closed mixed following several moving parts for investors to keep tabs on. Outside of the obvious earnings barrage (which dominated the action in several names both good and bad – details below), the Republican tax bill proposal dominated the headlines. The next question is whether it can be … Read More

Market Review: October 10, 2017

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Closing Recap Tuesday, October 10, 17 Equity Market Recap ·      U.S. stocks post gains on Tuesday, erasing yesterday’s modest losses as the Dow Industrials, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite all trade to fresh intraday record highs, led by energy and financial sectors and as the IMF raised its outlook for global growth. The Dow Industrials remain about 200 points away from … Read More

Mid-Day Outlook: September 28, 2017

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Mid-Morning Look Thursday, September 28, 17 U.S equities mixed as gains in energy shares were offset by lower technology and industrial shares. Financials and technology shares led yesterday’s gains, but renewed love with the “reflation trade” has the dollar, bond yields, and small-cap stocks have posted a strong month of returns thus far. Volatility remains non-existent as the CBOE Volatility … Read More

Morning Preview: September 28, 2017

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Early Look Thursday, September 28, 17 Stock futures are slightly lower, barely pulling back from record levels achieved yesterday in several major indices, as investors await an update on gross domestic product data and speeches from more Federal Reserve officials. It was another record setting day on Wall Street as major averages closed higher on Wednesday with the financial and … Read More

Morning Preview: September 7, 2017

Regal HelpdeskDaily Market Report, Uncategorized

U.S. stock futures are little changed, while Asian stocks recover and European markets are broadly higher after eurozone economic growth figures were revised higher and as markets await the ECB rate decision (7:45 AM EST) and whether they are ready to wind down their bond-buying program. Investors focus remains the tensions surrounding North Korea and President Donald Trump’s debt deal … Read More

Market Review: September 6, 2017

eOptionUncategorized

quity Market Recap ·      U.S. stocks end higher, paring some of yesterday’s hefty losses (worst daily loss in 3-weeks) as a rebound in the energy sector and news that President Trump and Congressional leader’s ended immediate concerns about a debt default by agreeing to an extension until December 15th helped prop markets higher. Markets also were unphased by news that Fed Vice … Read More

Market Review: Chinese ADRs Held The ForeFront On USD Weakness

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Equity Market Recap ·      It was a relatively quiet session for U.S. stocks, opening near their best levels of the day before fading from near all-time highs on a bout of profit taking. Healthcare led the early declines, but pared losses. Global markets still remain strong after the Federal Reserve lifted benchmark interest rates on Wednesday, but remained vigilant that the pace … Read More