U.S. Stocks Move Mostly Higher, Nasdaq Sets New Record Closing High

Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Monday after showing a lack of direction early in the session. The tech-heavy Nasdaq closed higher for the seventh straight session, reaching a new record closing high. The major averages all finished the day firmly in positive territory. While the Nasdaq jumped 110.35 […]

U.S. Stocks Turn Higher As Fed Announces Plans To Buy Corporate Bonds

Stocks showed a substantial turnaround over the course of the trading session on Monday after moving sharply lower at the open. The major averages all climbed well off their early lows and firmly in positive territory. The major averages fluctuated going into the close but held on to notable gains. The Dow rose 157.62 points […]

U.S. Stocks May Regain Ground After Yesterday’s Sell-Off

Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks may move back to the upside in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 490 points. Bargain hunting may contribute to initial strength on Wall Street, as traders […]

U.S. Stocks Soar On Much Better Than Expected Jobs Data

With traders feeling vindicated by much better than expected jobs data, stocks have moved sharply higher in morning trading on Friday. The Dow and the S&P 500 have reached their best levels in three months, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq closes in on February’s record highs. The major averages have moved roughly sideways in recent trading, […]

Major Averages Mixed Amid Lackluster Trading

Following the upward trend seen over the past several sessions, stocks are turning in a lackluster performance during trading on Thursday. The major averages have spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line. Currently, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance, with the Dow slightly higher. The Dow is up […]

U.S. Stocks Poised To Extend Recent Upward Trend

Following the advance seen early this week, stocks appear poised to extend their recent upward trend in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 220 points. The markets seem likely to benefit from continued optimism about an economy […]

U.S. Stocks May Open Higher Despite Record Job Losses

Stocks are likely to move higher at the start of trading on Friday, extending the strong upward move seen in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 277 points. The upward momentum on Wall Street comes even though the […]

U.S. Stocks Turning In Lackluster Performance Following Dismal Jobs Data

Following the advance seen in the previous session, stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages have spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line. Currently, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance. While the Dow is down 20.03 […]

Dow surges 547 points on hopes for coronavirus treatment

US stocks rallied Wednesday as the apparent success of an experimental coronavirus treatment boosted Wall Street’s hopes for an end to the crisis. The Dow Jones industrial average surged as much as 547.64 points, or 2.2 percent, to 24,649.19, after Gilead Sciences said it was aware of “promising data” from a government-backed study of remdesivir, […]

U.S. Stocks Move Sharply Lower Amid Worries About Oil Prices

Stocks moved sharply lower over the course of the trading day on Tuesday, extending the pullback seen in the previous session. The major averages continued to give back ground after ending last Friday’s trading at their best closing levels in over a month. The major averages all posted steep losses on the day. The Dow […]