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The Market Week Ahead: Aug. 20 – Aug. 24

The Market Week Ahead: Aug. 20 – Aug. 24

Aug. 20 – This week could be pivotal for the market. After breaking back above the 2,800 level in mid-July, the major indices haven’t really been able to get much traction. The trading environment has very much been a “market… Read More >

Markets unsure of next direction

Markets unsure of next direction

Stocks are on either side of the break-even mark at mid-morning Monday. Tech stocks are generally soft, while consumer goods and oil services names are strong. At present, the S&P 500 is up 0.13%, the DJIA is up 0.32%, and… Read More >

Symbols: SPY
Investors put rally on pause

Investors put rally on pause

Stocks are lower at mid-morning Friday. A return of some geopolitical concerns that had ebbed earlier in the week, combined with soft earnings from Nvidia (NVDA) and Applied Materials (AMAT) seems to have caused traders to hit pause on yesterday’s… Read More >

Symbols: AMAT NVDA QQQ
Bulls charge back

Bulls charge back

Stocks are higher at mid-morning Wednesday. Reports of new low-level negotiations between China and the U.S. on trade helped boost investor sentiment. Earnings reports from Walmart (WMT) and Cisco (CSCO) are also contributing to today’s rally. At present, the S&P… Read More >

Symbols: CSCO SPY WMT