Daily Market Updates

October 4, 2019

After a 2-day 3% decline for the S&P 500 the widely followed index lost another 1% in the early going yesterday before buyers came in and rallied the index to a closing gain of nearly 1% and today the market moved higher at the open after the government jobs report showed 130,000 new jobs were created in September and the unemployment rate fell to a 50-year low. At the close: DOW +372… Read More ›


10/03/2019

Stocks began the day down after a disappointing services economy reading but climbed back and every major index is finished in positive territory.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day: Dow Jones Industrial +124 at 26,201 S&P 500 +23 at 2,910 NASDAQ +87 at 7,872   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 6 basis points yielding 1.54% Oil prices closed down $0.42 ending at $52.22 a barrel… Read More ›


10/02/2019

Stocks dropped today as recession fears resurface. In economic news, the World Trade Organization has backed a U.S. request to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion of European goods.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day: Dow Jones Industrial -493 at 26,078 S&P 500 -52 at 2,888 NASDAQ -123 at 7,785   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 4 basis points yielding 1.60% Oil prices closed down $1.08… Read More ›


10/01/2019

Stocks began the day positive but turned negative after a weak manufacturing data report. The ISM Manufacturing PMI plunged to 47.8% in September, the lowest since June 2009, and the second consecutive month of contraction.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day: Dow Jones Industrial -344 at 26,573 S&P 500 -37 at 2,940 NASDAQ finished -91 at 7,909   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 3 basis… Read More ›


09/30/2019

Stocks advanced to end the month, with every major index up about a half of percent. This increase was due to treasury officials denying plans to ban Chinese listings on U.S. exchanges.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day:   Dow Jones Industrial +97 at 26,917 S&P 500 +15 at 2,976 NASDAQ +60 at 7,999   The 10 Year Treasury closed flat yielding 1.68% Oil prices closed… Read More ›