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...

Markets Higher - Amazon A Standout Gainer At Midday 08-14-2014

Market Update August 14, 2014 Eased Ukraine and Central Bank Concerns Buoy Stocks The domestic equity markets are moving slightly higher in late-morning action, aided by eased Ukraine concerns following Russian President Putin's comments suggesting the nation wants to... Read More...

Averages Lower At Midday 08-12-2014

Market Update August 12, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are dipping in late-morning action, as the data on the domestic front remains light, while a disappointing German investor sentiment report is causing some concern about the eurozone impact of... Read More...

Vix Off Almost 2 - Averages Higher At Midday 08-11-2014

Market Update August 11, 2014 The domestic equity markets are moving higher in late-morning action, extending Friday's rally as global sentiment is being buoyed by eased geopolitical concerns, while the U.S. economic calendar is empty today. Although retailers are... Read More...

XPOUND Daily 8/08/14

Market Update 8/08/14 The domestic equity markets are higher in late-morning action, despite elevated geopolitical concerns as the U.S. launched targeted airstrikes in Iraq, aided by headlines out of Europe. Stocks overcame heavy overnight pressure amid reports out of Russia... Read More...

Averages Lower At Midday 08-07-2014

Market Update August 7, 2014 The domestic equity markets have given up early gains and are flat in late-morning action, with stocks finding some support from an unexpected drop in U.S. jobless claims. However, lingering Fed rate uncertainty and... Read More...

Averages Little Changed At Midday 08-06-2014

Market Update August 6, 2014 The U.S. equity markets have overcome early losses and are ticking higher in late-morning action, showing some relative resiliency in the face of escalated Ukraine tensions and reports of major M&A deals being terminated.... Read More...

Selloff Continues At Midday 08-05-2014

Market Update August 5, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are moving slightly to the downside in late-morning action, with conviction continuing to be tempered by lingering geopolitical concerns. Moreover, the Street is grappling with the timing of the first... Read More...