Monthly Archives: August 2018

Your Thursday Market Blip 8/30/18

It seems as if stocks were due for a bit of a pull back after 4 days of gains. Negative news internationally led the markets lower as currency issues and Chinese tariffs were the story. A report out of D.C. said that Trump still intends to apply an additional $200 billion in tariffs, while trade…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 8/28/18

Stocks churned for most of the day before closing with a small flourish. The Dow ended the day up 14 points on light trading volume to 26,064. The S&P 500 briefly traded over 2,900 for the first time. Consumer confidence readings jumped to an 18 year high as the age of disruption rolls on. Details…
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Your Monday Market Blip 8/27/18

Stocks got an early morning boost when it was announced that the US and Mexico had reached a deal to replace the 25-year-old NAFTA trade agreement with a new plan. The markets liked the news and shot higher with the Dow gaining 259 on heavy trading volume to 26,049. Both the NASDAQ and S&P 500…
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Your Weekly Market Blip 8/24/18

Stocks finished the week on a positive note as the S&P 500 and NASDAQ stock index’s hit record all-time highs. The Dow is within 300 points of a record high and today was up 133 points to 25,790. Trading volume was lower. For the week the Dow was up about a half a percentage point…
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