Stock Market Today: November 21, 2014
Wall Street got a pleasant surprise today when news came before the market opened that China’s central bank was cutting interest rates. Adding to the euphoria was a pledge by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to be more aggressive about stimulating the euro zone economy. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 20, 2014
Stocks today rose modestly after a bevy of positive economic reports countered gloomy manufacturing data out of Europe and China. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 33 points higher; the NASDAQ rose 26 points; and the S&P 500 gained four points. Market breadth was stronger than these major indexes indicated, with about two stocks advancing for every one falling on both the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 19, 2014
It was predominantly a bearish day on Wall Street, but after falling to their intra-day nadirs in late morning, the major averages were able to climb somewhat off of those lows, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly moving into positive territory shortly after the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its latest monetary policy meeting in late October. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 18, 2014
Stocks turned in a solid performance today on the heels of upbeat business news this morning. For the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 40 points; the NASDAQ tacked on 31 points; and the S&P 500 added 10 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 17, 2014
Much like last week, the major equity averages did not stray too far from the breakeven line, but, overall, the mood on Wall Street was a bit more bearish than we saw throughout much of the prior five trading days. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 14, 2014
A very uneventful week of trading on Wall Street ended in fitting fashion today, with another listless session. The major U.S. equity averages once again did not stray too far from an unchanged reading, which was a common occurrence during the five-day stretch. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 13, 2014
The U.S. stock market put in a choppy, and generally weaker, session today. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 41 points; the broader S&P 500 Index ended higher by a point; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ advanced five points. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 12, 2014
It was another directionless session on Wall Street today, which has been par for the course so far this week. Once again, we think the dearth of key earnings news and economic data played a major role in today’s listless performance. Indeed, this week has not provided the game-changing stories needed to push a market where valuations are looking frothy notably higher. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 11, 2014
It was a lackluster day of trading on Wall Street, with the major U.S. equity averages never straying too far away from the neutral line. The dearth of major economic data and earnings news stateside today, much like we saw yesterday, has not given investors much to run with so far this week. Read more
Stock Market Today: November 10, 2014
On a day when both earnings and economic news was light, the recent good vibes on Wall Street continued to pull equities forward. Once again, we witnessed the large-cap Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index hit new intra-day highs after a sluggish start to the session on a day when the NASDAQ led the move higher, helped by buying in the technology and healthcare sectors. Read more
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