Early Scottish Vote Boost Waning 09-19-2014

Early Scottish Vote Boost Waning 09-19-2014 The domestic equity markets are modestly higher in late-morning action after paring early gains that came from last night's vote in Scotland that rejected independence from the U.K. and allowed the markets to clear... Read More...

Equities Advancing on Mixed Focus on Fed Statement 09-18-2014

Equities Advancing on Mixed Focus on Fed Statement 09-18-2014 The U.S. equity markets are higher in late-morning action. Stock traders are deciding to focus on the aspect of yesterday's Federal Reserve monetary policy statement where it maintained its "considerable time"... Read More...

Equities Edge Higher as Street Digests Data Ahead of Fed 09-17-2014

Equities Edge Higher as Street Digests Data Ahead of Fed The domestic equity markets are ticking higher in late-morning action ahead of this afternoon's Fed monetary policy decision, while traders digest U.S. reports showing consumer price inflation surprisingly dipped, but... Read More...

Stocks Hanging Around Flatline Ahead of Global Events 09-16-2014

Stocks Hanging Around Flatline Ahead of Global Events The domestic equity markets are hovering just north of the unchanged mark in late-morning action with the Federal Reserve set to begin its two-day monetary policy meeting today amid speculation that it... Read More...

Stocks Decline on Caution Ahead of Fed and Scottish Vote 09-15-2014

Stocks Decline on Caution Ahead of Fed and Scottish Vote 09-15-2014 The U.S. equity markets are moving mostly to the downside in late-morning action, with caution lingering ahead of Wednesday's Fed monetary policy decision and Thursday's Scottish independence vote. Meanwhile,... Read More...

Averages Lower With VIX Gaining Over A Point At Midday 09-12-2014

Market Update September 12, 2014 The domestic equity markets are moving modestly lower in late-morning action, with positive reads on U.S. retail sales and consumer sentiment feeding flared-up rate hike uncertainty ahead of next week's monetary policy decision from the... Read More...

Equities Seeing Pressure on Cautious Global Sentiment 09-11-2014

Equities Seeing Pressure on Cautious Global Sentiment 09-11-2014 The U.S. equity markets are moving lower in late-morning action amid a plethora of global uncertainties which are fostering cautious sentiment. President Obama's announcement last night that the U.S. will lead a... Read More...

Global Uncertainty Continues to Hamper Stocks 09-10-2014

Global Uncertainty Continues to Hamper Stocks 09-10-2014 The recent sluggishness for domestic stocks is continuing in late-morning action, with Fed rate hike concerns ramping up ahead of next week's monetary policy meeting. The uneasiness comes in the wake of research... Read More...

Uncertainty and Lack of Data Weighing on Stocks 09-09-2014

Market Update September 9, 2014 The U.S. equity markets are moving lower in late-morning action, as the Street grapples with Fed rate hike expectations and Scottish independence uncertainty, while some key inflation and credit reports out of China loom on... Read More...

Crude and Gold Lead Averages Lower At Midday 09-08-2014

Market Update September 8, 2014 The domestic equity markets are beginning the week sluggishly, with the U.S. economic calendar light, giving way to global headlines. China reported a record trade surplus, while Japan's sharp 2Q GDP contraction was revised... Read More...