Stock Market Today: June 27, 2016
The U.S. stock market is putting in another weak session today, as investors continue to react to Britain’s decision to leave the European Union. As we pass the noon hour in New York, the major averages are sharply lower, but now off of their session lows, which is somewhat encouraging. Specifically, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down roughly 243 points; the broader S&P 500 Index is lower by 34 points; and the NASDAQ is shedding 107 points. Most stocks are losing ground, with decliners outnumbering advancers on the New York Stock Exchange. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 24, 2016

The major U.S stock market indexes plunged today in the biggest daily decline in several years, as the U.K.’s historic decision to leave the European Union roiled financial markets around the globe. Following the results of the EU referendum, British Prime Minister David Cameron put forth his resignation. Meanwhile, the unexpected result destabilized economic expectations and spurred record plunges in the pound and European bourses.

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Stock Market Today: June 23, 2016
The stock market got off to a strong start this morning, and was able to extend its gains notably through the afternoon. It should be noted that today, Britain decides on whether, or not, it will stay part of the European Union. For the most part, traders probably prefer that Britain remains a part of the EU, and the market seems to have figured on that outcome. It should be mentioned that should a different result come to pass, stocks may well display initial weakness. At the close of trading in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 230 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 28 points; and the technology heavy NASDAQ was higher by 77 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 22, 2016
The major U.S stock market indexes were volatile throughout the day, fluctuating between modest gains and similar losses as investors attempted to weigh the effects of the upcoming vote that will decide whether the U.K. elects to leave the European Union. Although most market participants believe the move would add considerable uncertainty to the global economy, the most recent polls have tilted slightly in favor of an exit. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 21, 2016
The U.S. stock market put in a choppy, but somewhat constructive, session today. At the close of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 25 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up six points; and the technology heavy NASDAQ was higher by seven points. Market breadth was slightly positive, with advancers just ahead of decliners on the NYSE. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 20, 2016
Stocks finished off their highs today but still enjoyed a strong session on word that the latest polls indicate less of a chance Great Britain will vote to leave the European Union. At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 130 points higher; the NASDAQ gained 37 points; and the S&P 500 pushed ahead 12 points. Market breadth affirmed the bullishness, with the advance-decline line on the Big Board showing a three-to-one margin of gaining stocks over losers. On the NASDAQ, rising stocks topped falling issues by more than two to one. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 17, 2016
The U.S. stock market moved lower this morning, pared its losses considerably in the early afternoon, but retreated again in the final hour of the session, particularly the NASDAQ. All told, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 58 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off seven points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 45 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 16, 2016
Equities moved sharply lower this morning, but then reversed course and headed higher through the afternoon. At the end of the session, all the major averages had settled in positive territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 93 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up seven points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 10 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 15, 2016
At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the NASDAQ, and the S&P 500 Index were 35, nine, and four points lower, respectively, resulting in the fifth-straight losing session for Wall Street. It should be noted that the spread between winning and losing issues, which was heavily in favor of the advancers for much of the day, was narrowed considerably during the aforementioned late-day selling. Read more
Stock Market Today: June 14, 2016
The U.S. stock market headed lower earlier this morning, but managed to pare its losses later in the afternoon. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 58 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off four points; and the NASDAQ was lower by just five points. Read more
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