Monthly Archives: September 2017

Your Weekly Market Blip 9/29/17

The markets were more or less inactive for most of the day, and then finished with a flurry. The Dow closed at 22,405, up 24 points for the day. The S&P and NASDAQ hit record highs as tech led the way. Biotech stocks traded lower today after the FDA made its database of side effects…
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Your Thursday Market Blip 9-28-17

The Dow continued its gain with a 40 point increase, and closed at 22,381. Today, the final GDP report showed real GDP grew 3.1% in Q2. While the number is positive, economists were hoping that less of that growth was due to inventories and government spending. Regardless, unemployment is still relatively low at 4.4%, and…
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Your Wednesday Market Blip 9/27/17

The markets rallied today on optimism over the new tax plan. The Dow gained 56 points on heavier trading volume, and closed at 22,340. Oil continues to make gains while gold runs counter to the market. Instead of seven tax brackets, the new plan looks to feature three tax brackets (12%, 25%, and 35%) with…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 9/26/17

The market had mixed trading today. The Dow traded up all day, and then at the end it fell for an 11 point loss to close at 22,284. The NASDAQ and S&P finished in the positive while oil and gold were both down today. President Trump will speak tomorrow about the new tax plan. He…
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