Monthly Archives: April 2017

Your Thursday Market Blip 4/27/17

The Dow eked out a 6 point gain after a choppy trading session. Trading volume was a bit lower and IBD has moved its market rating from “rally under pressure” to “confirmed uptrend”. At the close the Dow stood at 20,981. Onion (Union) Pacific Railroad posted a 9% profit jump as freight volumes grew by…
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Your Wednesday Market Blip 4/26/17

US stocks took a breather with the Dow moving above 21,000 in early trading but then sliding into the close with a 21 point loss to 20,975 on higher trading volume. Shares of US Steel were whacked after reporting earnings that missed expectations by a ton! Get it…..a ton? The company, after years of downsizing…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 4/25/17

It was a big day in the markets as earnings drove stocks higher with the NASDAQ crossing the 6k mark for the first time and the Dow gaining 232 points on heavy trading volume to close at 20,996 One trend of note in the United States is the ever increasing export volumes of natural gas…
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Your Monday Market Blip 4/24/17

Markets in the US followed European shares higher after the results of the election in France which, while resulting in a runoff, favored the centrist candidate. The euro rallied and the French stock market gained over 4%. Here at home the Dow gained an impressive 216 points to 20,763 on heavier trading volume. The results…
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