Monthly Archives: May 2017

Your Wednesday Market Blip 5/31/17

Stocks were lower today to end the month of May. The Dow fell 60 points early then recovered and finished off 20 to 21,008 on heavier trading volume. For the month of May the Dow was up about 0.3% while the S&P 500 gained just over 1% and is now up about 7.8% for the…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 5/30/17

After a long Memorial Holiday weekend the Dow “rested” today and closed the day off 50 points to 21,029. Both the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were lower as well snapping a 7 session winning streak. Trading volume was heavier than Friday last week but that is not saying much since Friday’s volume was lower…
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Your Weekly Market Blip 5/26/17

Stocks closed out a record week with the Dow down 2 points to 21,080 on light trading volume. Both the NASDAQ and S&P 500 hit record highs. For the week the Dow gained 1.3% or 273 points and is just below a record high. Volume fell as traders bolted for the Hamptons for the Memorial…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 5/23/17

Stocks continued to creep higher as the Dow gained 43 points to 20,937 on heavier volume. Housing continues to shoulder on. Toll Brothers, the Pennsylvania based builder of deluxe single family homes reported upbeat numbers as revenue was up 22% and net income was higher by 43%. The company delivered 26% more homes but margins…
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