Stocks were flat this morning following muted action during yesterday’s session.  Investors seem to be weighing inflation fears against shrinking infection numbers and a strengthening economy.  The S&P 500 remains less than 1% below its May record.   Earnings season continues to wind down, with...
The stock market rally showed solid gains in the major indexes last week, fueled by strong gains by the mega cap tech names, along with big-cap chip winners such as Nvidia (NVDA).  But quite a few stocks had nasty sell-offs or reversals.  On the...
August is off to a strong start for Wall Street, with the Dow and the S&P 500 closing Friday’s session at new record highs.  The Dow gained 0.8% for the week while the S&P edged up 0.9%.  The Nasdaq led the way with a 1.1% increase.  
Investors are bracing for more turbulence ahead after the worst week for U.S. equities since June.  The S&P 500 snapped its first five-day losing streak since February last week, finishing the week 1.63% lower.  The Nasdaq and the Dow also saw weekly losses, sinking 1.29% and 2.24%,...
Stocks were looking to add to yesterday’s gains this morning in early trading.  All sectors closed green yesterday, with the S&P 500 stacking on more than 1.7% during its most productive day since March.  A solid start to Q3 earnings season boosted sentiment along with better than...