Roller Coaster Tuesday 04-15-2014 After Hours

Roller Coaster Tuesday 04-15-2014 After Hours Stock market averages were up, down, and up again Tuesday. Dow components Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Coca Cola (KO) helped give sentiment a lift early in the session after the two companies offered... Read More...

Averages Trade Well Into The Red Wiping Out Early Gains At Midday 04-15-2014

Stock market averages opened higher with help from earnings results, but have drifted lower on reports of escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Dow components Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Coca Cola (KO) helped give sentiment a lift early-Tuesday after... Read More...

Averages Giving Back Early Gains Into The Close 04-14-2014

Stock market averages are holding gains, but have moved off session highs late-Monday. The economy was in focus early after a report on retail sales showed an uptick of 1.1 percent for March, which was slightly better than the 1... Read More...

Retail Sales Beat Estimates - Averages Rally At Midday 04-14-2014

Stock market averages moved higher with help from economic data Monday morning. A report on retail sales showed an uptick of 1.1 percent for March, which was slightly better than the 1 percent increase that was expected. A separate report... Read More...

Decline Continues Into Midday 04-11-2014

Stock market averages are working off session lows, but remain under water through midday Friday. Overseas markets were mostly lower overnight after the S&P 500 shed 39 points Thursday and suffered its second biggest daily decline so far in 2014.... Read More...

Markets Hammered By Weak China Data - At The Close 04-10-2014

Stock market averages slumped through midday and the selling intensified in afternoon trading Thursday. After a sharp rally Wednesday, the underlying tone of trading was somewhat cautious at the open on the heels of disappointing trade data from China. Lackluster... Read More...

Markets Closes Near Session Highs After Posting Back To Back Gains - After The Close 04-09-2014

Stock market averages moved modesty higher through midday and then rallied in afternoon trading after Federal Reserve officials released minutes from their most recent meeting. The text held no major surprises and didn't seem to offer convincing evidence that all... Read More...

Tech Rebounds With Markets Higher At Midday 04-09-2014

Stock market averages are holding modest gains heading into this afternoon's release of minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting. Alcoa (AA) is in focus after the aluminum-maker reported better-than-expected earnings after the closing bell yesterday. Shares are up 3.8... Read More...

Tuesday Turnaround 04-08-2014 Midday

Tuesday Turnaround 04-08-2014 Midday Stock market averages are holding modest gains on a light news day Tuesday. No economic numbers are slated for today and the earnings calendar is light until Alcoa (AA) reports after the closing bell. Overseas markets... Read More...

Averages Continue To Trade In The Red At Midday 04-07-2014

Stock market averages remain under pressure following the steep losses suffered Friday. The news flow is light. No earnings were reported and the only economic stat is a report on Consumer Credit due out this afternoon. Overseas equity markets were... Read More...