Educational Articles

Loading...
Accelerate your knowledge of stocks, funds, options, convertibles and the economy.  Get the most from Value Line research through must-read articles that make you a smarter investor.


Daily Updates/ Market Daily Updates

Stock Market Today: August 14, 2018

8/14/2018 8:52:27 AM The stock market opened higher this morning, managed to extend its gains through much of the afternoon, before easing slightly in the final hour of the session. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 112 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 18 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 52 points. Market breadth showed broad support for equities, with advancers ahead of decliners by a wide margin on the NYSE.
read more

Daily Updates/ Market Daily Updates

Stock Market Today: August 6, 2018

8/6/2018 8:43:34 AM The major U.S. indexes began the week on a modestly high note, with advancing stocks outnumbering declining issues by a 1.5-to-1.0 margin. Leading the pack was the NASDAQ. The tech-centric composite was supported by a strong day for social media-turned-digital advertising powerhouse Facebook (FB), which gained roughly 3% in market valuation at its midday peak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was more mixed in nature, however, as International Business Machines (IBM) shed some of its late-week gains. Elsewhere, strength in energy and telecommunication trading helped the S&P 500 post a respectable advance.
read more

Highlights/ StockHighlights

Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines Second Quarter 2018

7/19/2018 10:23:22 AM International Business Machines, (IBM) a global provider of computer software, services, and systems, and a component of the Dow 30, reported June-quarter earnings that topped expectations. Investors bid the stock up about 3% in early Thursday morning trading.
read more

Daily Updates/ Market Daily Updates

Stock Market Today: July 19, 2018

7/19/2018 9:16:03 AM The equity markets openedlower this morning, and remained mostly on the downside through the afternoon, as investors reacted negatively to a series of lackluster earnings reports. Further, concerns intensified that a broader trade war could develop between the United States and many other key countries. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 135 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 11 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 29 points.
read more

Daily Updates/ Market Daily Updates

Stock Market Today: April 20, 2018

4/20/2018 8:41:37 AM The major U.S. indexes struggled on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and NASDAQ 100 each paring gains substantially from what was previously a strong week for equities. Weakness from Apple (AAPL) was one of the principal drags on the market, which occurred after a report suggested iPhone sales underperformed in the yet-to-be-reported fiscal quarter.
read more

Highlights/ StockHighlights

Dow 30 Earnings: International Business Machines First Quarter 2018

4/19/2018 8:16:18 AM Investors looking for signs that International Business Machines (IBM) was moving in the right direction may not have derived much encouragement from the company's March-quarter results. The provider of enterprise computing software, services, and hardware, made modest revenue progress in the opening quarter of 2018, but earnings slipped slightly. The stock plunged about 7% in value after the release.
read more

Daily Updates/ Market Daily Updates

Stock Market Today: April 19, 2018

4/19/2018 7:53:44 AM Stocksmoved lower today, but managed to regain some ground in the afternoon. At the end of trading, The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 83 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 15 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 57 points.
read more

Daily Updates/ Market Daily Updates

Stock Market Today: April 18, 2018

4/18/2018 6:03:44 PM The strong momentum that the Dow Jones Industrial Average enjoyed early this week fadedtoday on a disappointing performance and prospects from International Business Machines (IBM). The Dowlost a little ground as a result, but the NASDAQ andthe S&P 500 turned in slim gains, and market breadth was tilted to the upside.
read more

Daily Updates/ Market Daily Updates

Stock Market Today: January 29, 2018

1/29/2018 9:09:20 AM The equity markets began a new week on Wall Street with a lackluster showing. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 177 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 19 points; and the technology laden NASDAQ was lower by 39 points. Market breadth showed a negative bias, too, with losers easily outpacing winners on the NYSE. Further, all of the major stock market sectors lost ground, with pronounced weakness in the energy and telecommunications issues. Meanwhile, the healthcare names managed to display some relative strength.
read more

PAGE
OF 11