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Friday’s big early rally flamed out by the end of the day, but the S&P 500 (SPX) still had its sixth-straight daily gain and stocks had their best week since 2013.
With a three-day weekend ahead, investors have a fast-flowing stream of earnings and a major data load to digest early Friday.
It’s starting to feel like mid-January again, not mid-February, as the rally keeps rolling. It’s amazing how quickly the psychology has changed in this market.
After digesting a little bearish inflation and retail sales data just before the opening bell, the market recovered to post a fourth-straight session of solid gains.
The widely-watched CPI report appeared to confirm inflation worries if the initial stock market reaction was any indication. But as we've seen before, that could change
(Tuesday Market Close) Well how about that? Finally the market had a day without triple-digit gains or losses. Major stock indices closed slightly higher Tuesday ...
The pendulum keeps swinging on Wall Street, where pre-market trading indicated weakness early Tuesday after Monday’s big rally. Volatility remains elevated.
A weekend of snowboarding, skating, and skiing in South Korea is over. The jury is still out on whether stocks can resume rallying as borrowing costs track higher.
A shave and a haircut of about $2.5 trillion in market value rattled Wall Street in its worst week since 2008, but stocks ended the day on a much more positive note.
The government shutdown ended soon after it began. This crazy week is also about to end after days of wild swings, but volatility remains an issue.
Heavy selling picked up late in Thursday’s session, sending stocks to new lows for the week and into correction territory as interest rate fears continued to haunt.
With rocky starts and roller coaster trading days so far this week, this market fickleness doesn’t appear to be one and done. Are fundamentals back in play?
After spending most of the day higher Wednesday, stocks reversed course in the very last half hour of trade as bond yields spiked again.
The word today remains volatility. The worst of the selling is probably over after Tuesday’s late recovery, but stocks still appear to face some pressure.
After Monday’s brutal plunge, trading remained volatile Tuesday but the results ended up looking very different. Stocks rocketed back in the final hour.
The market continues to veer toward craziness, and now it’s in correction territory. Still, investors have to be careful not to run around with their heads on fire.