Category Archives: Market Commentary

Fed Hikes Rates; Dow Ends At Fourth Straight Record High

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets Early market exuberance faded late in the session with only the Dow and Nasdaq clinging on to modest gains, while the S&P 500 slipped slightly into the red. The Fed raised the benchmark … Continue reading

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More Records

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets In a repeat from yesterday, the Dow and S&P 500 climbed into record territory for the fourth session a row, while the Nasdaq bucked the trend and slipped a tad. While tomorrow’s announcement … Continue reading

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Dow And S&P 500 March Into Record Territory

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets All 3 major indexes started the week in rally mode and finished solidly in the green, but only the Dow and S&P 500 set new record highs despite the Nasdaq scoring the best. … Continue reading

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Snapping The Losing Streak; Tech Sector Finally Rebounds

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The major indexes managed to recover in sync for a change with the S&P 500 snapping its 4-day losing streak. Wall Street was continuing to focus on the progress of the tax legislation … Continue reading

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Nasdaq Pumps And Energy Dumps

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com]  Moving the markets It was a tug-of-war between bulls and bears with the major indexes vacillating back and forth above and below their respective unchanged lines. In the end, only the Nasdaq managed to show a … Continue reading

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A Great Start And A Lousy Ending

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] Moving the markets The Nasdaq powered ahead early in the session as the Dow and S&P 500 struggled to find some traction. However, the euphoria was short lived as mid-day selling pulled all three indexes lower … Continue reading

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