Stock Market Today: July 26, 2016
Wall Street ambled into a crucial week for the stock market on a comparatively quiet note, with whatever action there was in the latest session being to the downside in nervous, but quiet trading. On point, the market started the new week on a softer note, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average quickly moving out to a triple-digit-point loss. Stocks then held in notably lower territory, at least on the Dow, until well into the afternoon. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 25, 2016
The major U.S. equity averages started today’s session in the red and then quickly sold off further, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average off more than 100 points early in the trading day. The indexes then never deviated much from their intra-day nadirs thereafter, holding a good portion of the initial losses to the closing bell. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 22, 2016
Stocks ended a relatively quiet week in solid fashion on Friday. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 54 points; the NASDAQ rose 25 points; and the S&P 500 climbed 10 points. Market breadth was more favorable than the major averages suggested, with winners nearly doubling up declining issues on both the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 21, 2016
The equity market pulled back moderately today, with some buying late in the session helping to cap the losses. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 78 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off eight points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 16 points. The tone was slightly negative, as declining issues led advancers by a small margin on the NYSE. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 20, 2016
The major U.S. stock market indexes moved comfortably higher today, and in fact reached intraday records (in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500) on better-than-expected corporate earnings – with exceptional strength in technology and financial services. The past several weeks have seen financial markets surge past losses that mounted following the U.K.’s historic decision to leave the European Union. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 19, 2016
The U.S. stock market opened lower this morning, but managed to end on a mixed-to-weaker note. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 26 points, while the broader S&P 500 Index was down three points, and the NASDAQ was lower by 19 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 18, 2016
The stock market moved higher again today, as traders looked to extend recent gains. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 17 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up five points; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was higher by 26 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 15, 2016
Stocks opened higher this morning, slipped into negative territory by midday, but managed to recover considerable ground in the late afternoon to close mixed. On point, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 10 points; while the broader S&P 500 Index was off two points; and the NASDAQ was lower by four points. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 14, 2016
The stock market made further progress today, helped by encouraging international news, and a batch of solid corporate profit reports. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up roughly 134 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was ahead 11 points; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was higher by 28 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: July 13, 2016
The major U.S. stock market indexes fluctuated between gains and losses throughout today’s session, at one point broaching record highs for the second time in as many days. The past several weeks have been characterized by an exceptionally strong recovery of the losses that mounted following the U.K.’s historic decision to leave the European Union. Read more
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