Category Archives: Weekly Market Blip

Your Weekly Market Blip 12/4/15

The November US labor report came in today and according to most analysts it was strong enough to virtually insure that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at the December 15th office Christmas party. The Dow closed the day up 2.1% or 369 points to close at 17,847. Trading volume was higher. For the…
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You Weekly Market Blip 11/20/15

Stock markets put on their Nike running shoes and bolted. The Dow shot higher at the opening and gained about 150 points before easing a bit at the close. The end result was a 91 point gain to 17,823. Trading volume was higher. For the week the Dow gained about 575 points or 3.3%. Beaverton,…
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Your Weekly Market Blip 11/13/15

Stocks continued to decline aided by falling oil prices and weak consumer sales data. The Dow closed off 190 points to 17,257. Trading volume edged higher. For the week the Dow fell over 600 points or about 3.5%. Upscale retail for sale! Nordstrom’s reported disappointing results yesterday sending shares lower by about 15%. Overall sales…
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Your Weekly Market Blip 10/30/15

October came to a close with the Dow dropping 92 points to 17,663. For the week the Dow was up 0.1% but for the month of October it gained 8.47% for its best showing in over 4 years. Oil giant Chevron reported an 87% drop in net income and gave a hint at how long…
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