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Earnings pause the S&P but small caps rally again

20 Jul 2018 06:22


Stocks were choppy on Thursday with a bit of drama in there but the indices traded in a fairly tight range despite the modest losses. The Dow lost...


Strong earnings keep rally going

19 Jul 2018 06:11


Stocks started out a little sluggishly on Wednesday but a steady grind higher saw the indices end the day with moderate gains, with only the Nasdaq...


Stocks get boost from Fed

18 Jul 2018 06:11


After a weak open on Tuesday, stocks had a very nice day yesterday with moderate gains across the board despite some earnings scares. The Dow gained...


Stocks pause - Netflix disappoints

17 Jul 2018 06:15


Stocks opened slightly higher on Monday morning but faded and chopped during the rest of the trading day leaving the indices mostly negative, except...


Here comes earnings season... and Putin

16 Jul 2018 06:15


The stock market caught a bid early on Friday pushing some indices to their highs of the day, then flattened out during a typical low volume summer...


TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

14 Jul 2018 20:12


Stocks were up to open the week as pre-earnings season has thus far attracted buyers. The only hold up on the momentum this week was a pull back on...


What trade war? ... Investors ask

12 Jul 2018 06:23


The tariff tantrum lasted a day as we saw the big losses from Wednesday completely reversed on Thursday. The Dow picked up 224-ppoints on the day...


Another tariff tantrum

12 Jul 2018 06:11


Just when we were saying that the news out of D.C. was quiet, we got another round of trade war bombs and stocks do what they do when we get them.......


Stocks up... mostly, but some internal weakness

11 Jul 2018 06:11


Stocks rallied again on Tuesday, or at least many of them did. The Dow led on the upside again with a solid gain of 143-points, or 0.58%, but the...


Rally continues as Financials join the parade

10 Jul 2018 06:15


Stocks rallied to start the new week, following through on Friday's jobs report triggered rally. Unlike on Friday, the Dow led the major three...


Goldilocks jobs report triggers rally

9 Jul 2018 06:11


Stocks rallied on Friday with an assist from a Goldilocks type jobs report. The Dow ended the day up 100-points and that was off it's early...


TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

7 Jul 2018 20:10


Stocks were down early in the week but action following the holiday pushed them up to decent gains. Trade negotiations were again a concern for...


US adds 213,000 jobs in June, but wage growth is light

6 Jul 2018 14:05


*From CNBC: US adds 213,000 jobs in June, better than expected, but wage growth is light* -The employment part of the economy continued to power...


Bulls take charge

6 Jul 2018 06:09


Stocks rallied on Thursday and for the first time in a while, they closed going in the same direction as they had opened. The Dow gained 182-points...


Late selling spoils early rally

5 Jul 2018 06:20


Tuesday was not a typical pre-holiday, pre-Independence Day kind of a trading day. It was early on but we have seen a series of intraday reversals...

          
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