Daily Market Updates

08/20/2019

Stocks moved lower today, with every major index ending in negative territory. In economic news, U.S. consumer sentiment fell to its lowest reading in 2019.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day: Dow Jones Industrial -170 at 25,962 S&P 500 -23 at 2,900 NASDAQ -54 at 7,948   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 3 basis points yielding 1.56% Oil prices closed up $0.13 ending at $56.34… Read More ›


08/19/2019

Stocks were positive today, with every major index moving roughly 1% higher. In economic news, U.S. treasury yields are increasing as recession fear ease.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day: Dow Jones Industrial +250 at 26,135 S&P 500 +35 at 2,923 NASDAQ +107 at 8,002   The 10 Year Treasury closed up 5 basis points yielding 1.59% Oil prices closed up $1.37 ending at $56.91 a… Read More ›


08/16/2019

Stocks advanced today, with every major index ending in positive territory. In economic news, U.S. housing starts fell 4% in July, but building permits increased.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day: Dow Jones Industrial +306 at 25,886 S&P 500 +41 at 2,888 NASDAQ +129 at 7,895   The 10 Year Treasury closed up 1 basis point yielding 1.54% Oil prices closed up $0.44 ending at $54.91… Read More ›


08/15/19

Coming off the worst day of 2019 for the Dow Industrial Average with an 800 point drop yesterday and a 10th consecutive day of high volatility the market edged higher at the open today and spent most of the day moving back and forth between a 100-point gain and a 100 point loss in what was, by recent standards, a pretty quiet day. At the close: DOW +100 to 25579 S&P +7… Read More ›


08/14/2019

Stocks declined today, with every major index ending in negative territory. In economic news, U.S. import prices increased in July, while weekly mortgage refinances spiked 37% as rates fall further.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day: Dow Jones Industrial -800 at 25,479 S&P 500 -86 at 2,840 NASDAQ -242 at 7,773   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 10 basis points yielding 1.58% Oil prices closed… Read More ›