Monthly Archives: July 2017

Your Weekly Market Blip 7/28/17

The Dow closed the trading week up 33 to 21,830 on lighter trading volume while the NASDAQ retreated on weakness in tech stocks. For the week the Dow gained about 1.1% or approx. 240 points to an all-time high. It was a rough day for northwest stocks as both Amazon and Starbucks took hits thanks…
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Your Thursday Market Blip 7/27/17

Stocks were mixed today as the Dow set another high while the NASDAQ reversed lower. At the close the Dow posted a gain of 85 points to 21,796. Trading volume was higher. The NASDAQ reversed lower due to concerns that tech valuations are getting a bit stretched. Amazon was due to report earnings after the…
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Your Wednesday Market Blip 7/26/17

Stocks continue to trade near highs as the Dow tacked on 97 more points to close at 21,711. Trading volume backed off a bit but was higher on the NASADQ. Markets are in full-fledged rally mode. Boeing reported Q2 results that were mixed as net profits were above estimates while revenues were lower than expected.…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 7/25/17

The Dow was up 129 points on heavy trading volume to close at 21,652. Things are busy. Congress will be voting on the healthcare bill and the Federal Reserve meets today and tomorrow about interest rates. The markets are not expecting any rate hikes this month and who knows what will happen with healthcare. It…
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