Daily Market Updates

5/03/2019

Stocks advanced today, with every major index finishing in positive territory. In economic news, Jobs surged in April, adding 263,000 new hires, while unemployment hit its lowest level since 1969, coming in at 3.6%.   Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day:   Dow Jones +195 at 26,504 S&P 500 +27 at 2,945 NASDAQ +127 at 8,164   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 2 basis points yielding… Read More ›


5/02/2019

Stocks declined today, with every major index finishing in negative territory. In economic news, U.S. first-quarter productivity increased at the fastest pace since 2014, while U.S. treasury yields ticked higher as investors digested the latest Fed meeting Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day:   Dow Jones -122 at 26,307 S&P 500 -6 at 2,917 NASDAQ  -12 at 8,036   The 10 Year Treasury closed up 4 basis… Read More ›


05/01/2019

Stocks declined today, with every major index finishing in negative territory. In economic news, private payrolls surged by 275,000, the biggest gain since July, while U.S. weekly jobless claims increased 37,000. Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day:   Dow Jones -163 at 26,430 S&P 500 -22 at 2,923 NASDAQ -45 at 8,049   The 10 Year Treasury closed up 1 basis points yielding 2.51% Oil prices closed… Read More ›


04/30/2019

Stocks were mixed today, with the Dow and S&P finishing in positive territory. In economic news, pending home sales jumped 3.8% in March, while national home prices rose 4% in February. Here’s a look at how the major indices finished the day:   Dow +34 at 26,592 S&P 500  +2.5 at 2,945 NASDAQ -54 8,095   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 2 basis points yielding 2.50% Oil prices closed up $0.41… Read More ›


April 29, 2019

Friday the S&P 500 hit a new all-time closing high and rallied to a new all-time today, surpassing the previous intraday high hit in September of last year.  Better than expected earnings are driving the market and by the end of this week we will have heard from 90% of the companies in the S&P 500. At the close: DOW +11 to 26554 S&P +3 to 2943 NASDAQ +15 to 8161 OIL… Read More ›