Tag Archives: Italy

Your Thursday Market Blip 7/5/18

The markets were up today despite the headline trade news and, most likely, a handful of hung over traders. Trading volume was lower as a result of the holiday yesterday, but nevertheless the Dow gained 181 points and closed at 24,356. Q2 earnings season is underway, and despite impressive earnings reports investors are mostly focused…
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Your Thursday Market Blip 5/31/18

Stocks fell Tuesday over Italian/EU fears then rebounded yesterday when they realized that Italy is small potatoes. Today it was all about renewed trade war tariff concerns. This back and forth trading action has been in place since the first of February and shows no sign of ending. At the close of business today the…
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Your Wednesday Market Blip 12/7/16

Stocks today started off on a tepid note but when amateur hour ended, equities started to climb and by 11 am PST they were moving up big on heavy volume. Telecom stocks like AT&T were leading the way as were the transportation related stocks. At the close the Dow was up 297 at 19,549 on…
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Your Tuesday Market Blip 12/6/16

Stocks continue to creep higher as the Dow gained 35 points to 19,251 on lighter volume. Tech stocks are starting to rebound after a post election beating and the NASDAQ was up on higher volume. Banks continue to show strength as do material stocks like steel. Over the weekend Italy voted to reject gubment reforms…
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