Major Averages Close Modestly Higher Following Choppy Trading Day

Stocks showed a lack of direction over much of the trading day on Thursday before ending the session modestly higher. With the uptick on the day, the major averages extended the rebound seen over the two previous sessions. The major averages all finished the day in positive territory but off their highs of the session. […]

U.S. Stocks May Show A Lack Of Direction In Early Trading

After moving sharply higher over the two previous sessions, stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 2 points. Traders may be reluctant to make significant moves following the […]

Bargain Hunting Contributes To Significant Rebound On Wall Street

Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Tuesday, regaining ground following the sell-off seen in the previous session. The major averages all showed strong moves back to the upside but remain well off their record highs. The major averages pulled back off their best levels going into the close but […]

U.S. Stocks Regaining Ground Following Yesterday’s Sell-Off

Stocks have shown a strong move to the upside in morning trading on Tuesday, regaining ground following the sell-off seen in the previous session. The major averages have climbed firmly into positive territory but only partly offset yesterday’s losses. Currently, the major averages are just off their best levels of the day. The Dow is […]

U.S. Stocks Move Sharply Lower On Concerns About Global Economy

Stocks have moved sharply lower in morning trading on Thursday, giving back ground following recent strength. The major averages have slid firmly into negative territory, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 pulling back off yesterday’s record closing highs. In recent trading, the Dow and the S&P 500 have fallen to new lows for the […]

U.S. Stocks May Experience Choppy Trading Ahead Of Fed Announcement

Stocks are likely to show a lack of direction in early trading on Wednesday as traders await the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy announcement this afternoon. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the S&P 500 futures down by just 0.50 points. Trading activity is likely to […]

U.S. Stocks Turning In Mixed Performance In Morning Trading

Following the mixed performance seen last week, the major U.S. stock indexes have once again moved in opposite directions in morning trading on Monday. While the tech-heavy Nasdaq has edged higher, the Dow and the S&P 500 have moved to the downside. Currently, the Nasdaq is up 25.57 points or 0.2 percent at 14,095.00 after […]

Stocks little changed as Fed decision looms

Where is oil moving in the markets? Payne Capital Management wealth advisor Courtney Dominguez shares investment advice for the energy sector.  U.S. stock futures were little changed Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy decision.  Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 31 points, or 0.09%, while S&P 500 futures were lower by 0.02% and […]

U.S. Stocks Close Mostly Lower After Failed Recovery Attempt

After coming under pressure early in the session, stocks staged a recovery attempt but still ended Thursday’s trading mostly lower. The Dow posted a modest loss on the day, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq closed sharply lower. The Dow edged down just 23.34 points or 0.1 percent to 34,577.04 after tumbling by more than 250 points […]

U.S. Stocks Seeing Modest Strength Amid Light Trading

Stocks have moved modestly higher in morning trading on Wednesday after ending the previous session nearly unchanged. The major averages have all moved to the upside, although buying interest has remained subdued. Currently, the major averages are just off their highs of the session. The Dow is up 86.05 points or 0.3 percent at 34,661.36, […]