Markets caught another boost as investors continue to chew through big-time earnings reports. Let’s look at a few top stock trades that caught our eye heading into next week. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 1: Tesla (TSLA) What a strong follow-through day in Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). Shares exploded higher, reclaiming the $300 level and 38.2%
There were plenty of important earnings reports to digest today, but stocks appeared to take their cues from good news on the U.S.-China trade front with the major equity benchmarks approaching all-time highs on word that trade talks are progressing in positive fashion. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com “They made headway on specific issues and
We had more gains in the stock market today. While the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) hovers just below its 52-week high, the PowerShares Nasdaq ETF (NASDAQ:QQQ) actually hit new annual highs in Friday’s session. That’s as Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) posted a sharp post-earnings rebound. While shares finished lower on the day, down 1.1% at $1,761,
So far, earnings season hasn’t been all that exciting. But it has at least been positive — mostly. The S&P 500 has ground roughly 1.3% higher in the last nine sessions; the Nasdaq Composite has gained 1.5%. But the Dow Jones Industrial Average actually declined, thanks in part to weakness at components McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) and
Thursday marks the busiest day of the earnings season, with 46 companies from the S&P 500 reporting their quarterly results. It’s the major talking point in the stock market today, with some of the most exciting reports being released. So far, the indices have held up pretty well to the varying reports. The SPDR S&P
A wait-and-see stock market continues to, well, wait and see. U.S. equities were positive on Wednesday, but modestly so. The S&P 500 did retake a 3,000 level that has generally acted as resistance in recent months. But with earnings season mixed so far, the market simply hasn’t decided which direction it wants to head in.
Accounting for the nasty post-earnings tumble in shares of semiconductor maker Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), things could have been much worse for stocks on the Dow Jones today than the final tallies showed. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com Semiconductor stocks are widely considered to be tech bellwethers, so when one of those names struggles in fashion
Tuesday was another disappointing day for U.S. stocks. The S&P 500 again failed to hold 3,000, with an afternoon sell-off driving it below that level. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down only modestly, but saw steep declines from components McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) and Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV). Source: Shutterstock But for both indices, choppy overall trading
It was mostly a listless-to-negative day for U.S. stocks as the technology sector faltered, weighing on the major benchmarks. Another delay in the Brexit vote, seemingly a regular occurrence, and data indicating that sales of previously owned U.S. homes fell 2.2% last month were among the headlines hampering equities today. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com
It was a strong day in the stock market today. Small-cap stocks continue to push higher, with the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) climbing higher by 1%. Tech followed the IWM, with the PowerShares QQQ ETF (NASDAQ:QQQ) up about 0.9% on the day. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both did well too,
Earnings have been taking center stage in recent days, but developments in the U.S.-China trade were back in the limelight, helping push stocks higher to start the week. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com President Trump said today he sees progress in the trade talks and that strides are being made between the world’s two largest
A reported Brexit deal sent stocks higher in morning trade, although equities had trouble maintaining those gains throughout the session. Let’s look at a few top stock trades for Friday. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 1: Morgan Stanley (MS) Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) popped on earnings but is struggling to hold onto its early gains.
As the trading week comes to a close, U.S. equities seem to be in a good news/bad news situation. The S&P 500 bounced back after a modest sell-off on Monday, and is green through the first four days of the week. But yet another effort to hold S&P at 3,000 failed on Thursday morning, and
U.S. stock futures are headed for a quiet open. Source: Shutterstock Heading into the open, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are down 0.03%, and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.03%. Nasdaq-100 futures have added 0.01%. In the options pits, calls outpaced puts by a wide margin while overall volume settled near average
Friday featured some volatility, a few earnings reports, and a selloff in several blue-chip and high-growth stocks. Here’s a look at some top stock trades for next week. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 1: Boeing (BA) Shares of Boeing (NYSE:BA) were hammered on Friday as worries heat up over the 737 MAX once again.
Blame it on the month of October, or China or on the Federal Reserve. But Friday was marked by notable volatility in numerous groups and relatively stable action in others. Overall, we barely saw a decline in the stock market today, with the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) down just 0.2% in the final 15
Stocks dipped Friday, but closed well off session lows. The dollar slumped to its lowest levels in three months despite weak data out of China, the world’s second-largest economy. China said its third-quarter GDP grew by 6%, but economists were forecasting a slightly higher uptick of 6.1%. Source: rafapress / Shutterstock.com On the back of
Investors enjoyed solid gains in the stock market today. Equities began Thursday’s trading session with a jolt of optimism, following reports that a Brexit deal has been reached. However, some of that optimism faded as stocks worked into the afternoon, before a late-session bounce came along. No index performed as well as the Russell 2000,
Today, global stocks, including the major U.S. equity benchmarks, were assisted to the upside on news that the U.K. has finally reached a Brexit agreement. And talks of a trade war between China and the U.S. were not the star attraction on the Dow Jones today. Source: Venturelli Luca / Shutterstock.com As has been par
It was a very interesting session in the stock market today. While the indices were not all that volatile, tech stocks took a hit on several bearish analyst calls and worries over growth. Of course, the action comes as earnings reports continue to hit the tape too. Ultimately the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY) fell