Equities Off Day's Lows, Volatility Remains at Midday 03-26-2015

Equities Off Day's Lows, Volatility Remains The domestic equity markets are off of the worst levels of the day, possibly aided by upbeat reads on U.S. jobless claims and services sector activity, but remain lower in late-morning action. Fed rate-hike... Read More...

Equities Dipping Amid Continued Currency Volatility at Midday 03-25-2015

Equities Dipping Amid Continued Currency Volatility The domestic equity markets are trading modestly lower amid lackluster action in the global markets, and as a report showing an unexpected decline in U.S. durable goods orders is adding to Fed rate-hike uncertainty.... Read More...

Stocks Start to Build Gains on Upbeat New Home Sales Data at Midday 03-24-2015

Stocks Start to Build Gains on Upbeat New Home Sales Data The U.S. equity markets are oscillating around the flatline in morning action as some upbeat domestic data helped to ease some earlier pressure. Treasuries are mixed as economic releases... Read More...

Stocks Begin to Build on Previous Week's Gains at Midday 03-23-2015

Stocks Begin to Build on Previous Week's Gains The U.S. equity markets are mostly higher in late-morning action, adding to last week's gains as crude oil prices reversed to the upside. Treasuries are nearly unchanged, gold is slightly higher and... Read More...

Stocks Adding to Weekly Gains into the Late Morning 03-20-2015

Stocks Adding to Weekly Gains The U.S. equity markets are trading nicely higher in late-morning action, with upbeat earnings reports from Dow member Nike and Darden Restaurants, along with favorable results from Biogen Idec's Alzheimer's treatment, helping overshadow disappointing guidance... Read More...

Equities Dipping After Fed - Fueled Rally At Midday 03-19-2015

Equities Dipping After Fed-Fueled Rally The U.S. equity markets are moving mostly to the downside in late-morning action, following yesterday's rally courtesy of the Federal Reserve's dovish tone. The U.S. dollar is rebounding solidly and Treasuries are mixed, while crude... Read More...

Downside Pressure Persisting with Fed Decision Looming at Midday 03-18-2015

Downside Pressure Persisting with Fed Decision Looming The U.S. equity markets are trading lower in late-morning action with traders grappling with some mixed earnings reports ahead of the afternoon Fed monetary policy statement. Crude oil prices are mixed despite a... Read More...

Equities Decline on Eve of Fed Decision at Late Afternoon 03-17-2015

Equities Decline on Eve of Fed Decision As has been the pattern as of late, U.S. stocks are following a rebound with losses in late-morning action as a mixed read on housing construction is joining recent lackluster domestic data to... Read More...

Equities Recovering to Kick off a Fed Week at Midday 03-16-2015

Equities Recovering to Kick off a Fed Week Coming off last week's declines on resurfaced Fed rate hike concerns, the domestic equity markets are trading higher, despite weakness in energy stocks with crude oil prices falling. With Wednesday's Fed monetary... Read More...

Yesterday's Rebound Is Proving To Be Short Lived At Midday 03-13-2015

Yesterday's rebound is proving to be short lived, with U.S. stocks seeing some pressure following reports that showed wholesale price inflation unexpectedly fell, along with consumer sentiment. Energy stocks are leading to the downside as crude oil prices remain under... Read More...