Earnings Reports Hamstringing Stocks 07-25-2014

Market Update July 25, 2014 The domestic equity markets are trading lower in late-morning action, with some disappointing earnings releases dampening sentiment, exacerbated by festering geopolitical concerns, overshadowing a stronger-than-expected read on U.S. durable goods orders. Treasuries are moving mostly... Read More...

Averages Showing Small Gains At Midday 07-24-2014

Market Update July 24, 2014 Housing Report Dissipates Stock Market's Sails After gaining ground in early action following some upbeat business activity reports out of China and the eurozone, as well as an unexpected drop in U.S. jobless claims,... Read More...

FB Trading Above $70 In Mixed Market At Midday 07-23-2014

Market Update July 23, 2014 Modest Gains as Earnings Continue to Pour In The domestic equity markets are gaining modest ground, with another round of mostly upbeat earnings reports helping sentiment in late-morning action. However, gains are being limited... Read More...

Markets Higher But Off Morning Highes - Waiting For Apple Earnings At Midday 07-22-2014

Market Update July 22, 2014 The domestic equity markets are moving higher in late-morning action, rebounding from yesterday's declines as geopolitical concerns are being kept in check, while a read on U.S. home sales came in above forecasts. Meanwhile,... Read More...

Markets Trading Off Early Lows At Midday 07-21-2014

Market Update July 21, 2014 The domestic equity markets are declining in late-morning action, giving back some of last week's gains as elevated geopolitical tensions are hampering sentiment, with the domestic earnings and economic calendars set to heat up... Read More...

Markets Bounce Higher At Midday 07-18-2014

Market Update July 18, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are shrugging off heightened geopolitical concerns and softer-than-expected domestic economic data, moving higher in late-morning action. Uncertainty regarding the responsibility of a downed Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine yesterday and... Read More...

Stocks Pare Losses as Data Offsets Geopolitical Concerns 07-17-2014

Stocks Pare Losses as Data Offsets Geopolitical Concerns 07-17-2014 After beginning the day decisively in the red, the domestic equity markets have pared losses and are near the unchanged mark in late-morning action. Stronger-than-expected results from Morgan Stanley and Dow... Read More...

Averages Higher With VIX Losing Ground At Midday 07-16-2014

Plethora of Data Helping Stocks See Green The U.S. equity markets are moving higher in late-morning action, after seeing some downside pressure yesterday following Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's Congressional monetary policy testimony. Yellen is concluding her two-day testimony,... Read More...

Dovish Fed Comments With Markets Little Changed At Midday 07-15-2014

Dovish Fed Comments Offsetting Earnings Enthusiasm The U.S. equity markets have given up early gains and are lower in late-morning action. Stronger-than-expected quarterly results from Dow members JPMorgan Chase & Co, Goldman Sachs Group, and Johnson & Johnson are... Read More...

Week Kicks Off In Positive Fashion At Midday 07-14-2014

Heavy Week Kicking Off in Positive Fashion The U.S. equity markets are moving higher in late-morning action to begin a fully-loaded week for the earnings and economic calendars. Meanwhile, Citigroup topped the Street's 2Q expectations to boost sentiment, along... Read More...