Stock Market Today: April 20, 2018
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
Stock Market Today: April 19, 2018
Stocks moved 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
Stock Market Today: April 18, 2018
The strong momentum that the Dow Jones Industrial Average enjoyed early this week faded today on a disappointing performance and prospects from International Business Machines (IBM). The Dow lost a little ground as a result, but the NASDAQ and the S&P 500 turned in slim gains, and market breadth was tilted to the upside.
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Stock Market Today: April 17, 2018
The major U.S. indexes rose strongly for the second time in as many days, as encouraging quarterly earnings from Corporate America continues to mute recent volatility. Today, the bulls were underpinned by a strong report from Netflix (NFLX). Read more
Stock Market Today: April 16, 2018
Stocks put in a generally constructive session today. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead roughly 213 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 22 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 50 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: April 13, 2018
After an auspicious open to the session, the major market indexes each ended the week with a swift selloff in the final hour of trading. As the end of the day neared, the averages lifted off their late-day lows, but remained below their breakeven lines. The downtick followed Thursday’s running of the bulls, which saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average gain nearly 300 points. Easing geopolitical tensions and optimism for Corporate America’s just-started quarterly earnings season were the primary drivers to yesterday’s rally, which investors collected profits off of today. Read more
Stock Market Today: April 12, 2018
Stocks surged today, as traders waited for first-quarter earnings season to commence. Further, there may now be a sense that Washington will choose a measured response to the aggression in Syria. At the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead nearly 294 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 22 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 71 points. Read more
Stock Market Today: April 11, 2018
The large-cap U.S. indexes traded mostly lower today, cutting into the gains registered on Tuesday. Though the NASDAQ 100 (and, to a lesser degree, the S&P 500) showed signs of an upturn at several points, geopolitical uncertainty worked to drive the averages near session lows in the afternoon. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the worst faring major grouping, shedding more than 200 points during the session. Read more
Stock Market Today: April 10, 2018
The stock market moved sharply higher today, as investor concerns about international trade tensions eased. Moreover, in contrast to yesterday’s stock market performance, which ended with some late-day selling, today equities managed to advance through the late afternoon, which is a likely bullish indication. Read more
Stock Market Today: April 9, 2018
The major U.S. stock indexes started today’s session on a solid note, and the uptrend was maintained throughout the morning. However, mid-afternoon profit taking caused the indexes to give back most of those gains. Read more
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