S & P Back Over 2000 At Midday 08-29-2014

Market Update August 29, 2014 The domestic equity markets are mixed in late-morning action amid festering Ukraine concerns, along with some diverging U.S. economic data and lackluster reports out of the eurozone. However, conviction may be getting hamstrung on... Read More...

Averages Lower In Quiet Trading At Midday 08-28-2014

Market Update August 28, 2014 Despite stronger-than-expected reads on U.S. 2Q GDP, jobless claims and pending home sales, the domestic equity markets are moving lower in late-morning action. Stocks are retreating from record high territory as reports of increased... Read More...

Averages Little Changed At Midday 08-27-2014

Market Update August 27, 2014 With the Dow and S&P 500 back in record territory, the domestic equity markets are flat in late-morning action, with volume and economic data light. Meanwhile, profit reports from the retail sector are in... Read More...

S & P Trading Above 2000 At Midday on 08-26-2014

Market Update August 26, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are moving higher in late-morning action, with some upbeat domestic reads on Consumer Confidence and regional manufacturing helping overshadow a noisy durable goods orders report and a softer-than-expected gauge of... Read More...

Averages Higher At Midday 08-25-2014

Market Update August 25, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are higher in late-morning action on the heels of their third-straight weekly advance, with the S&P 500 breaching the 2,000 mark for the first time, despite some mixed domestic reports... Read More...

Yellen's Commentary Has Little Market Impact At Midday 08-22-2014

The U.S. equity markets are dipping in late-morning action, with the Street digesting Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech at the Central Bank's Jackson Hole Symposium, in which she appeared to toe the line between hawkish and dovish views. Meanwhile,... Read More...

Averages Higher - VIX Trading Under 12 At Midday 08-21-2014

Market Update August 21, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are modestly adding to their recent rally on the heels of a plethora of stronger-than-expected domestic economic data, highlighted by existing home sales and jobless claims. However, the advance is... Read More...

Averages Little Changed At Midday 08-20-2014

Market Update August 20, 2014 After beginning the week with solid gains, the U.S. equity markets are hovering around the flatline in late-morning action as caution is setting in ahead of this afternoon's release of the July meeting minutes from... Read More...

Averages Broadly Higher At Midday 08-18-2014

Market Update August 18, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are higher in late-morning action as eased geopolitical concerns are being accompanied by an unexpected improvement in domestic homebuilder sentiment. Meanwhile, reads on U.S. housing sales and construction, as well... Read More...

Equities Turn Lower on Geopolitical Headlines 08-15-2014

Equities Turn Lower on Geopolitical Headlines 08-15-2014 Domestic stocks have turned lower in late-morning action after giving up early gains following a plethora of U.S. economic data which further cooled concerns about a sooner-than-expected Fed rate hike. Producer price inflation... Read More...