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  • All Eyes On Greece
    U.S. Stocks sink as Greece makes last ditch effort
    U.S. Stocks slipped Thursday as investors continue to sit on their hands watching Greece muddle through financial woes.The Dow Jones Industrials slid 75.71 points, to 17,890.36. The S&P 500 index fell 6.26 points to 2,102.32. The NASDAQ...
  • U.S. Stocks bounce back after mid-day slump
    U.S. Stocks rebound in Tuesday's mid-day slump
    U.S. Stocks closed in the green amid a mid-day slump in Tuesday’s trading.The Dow Jones Industrials saw Monday's gains fizzle away with 12.54 points mid-day at 18,132.32. The S&P 500 index dipped 0.25 points to 2,122.60. The NASDAQ...
  • Americans continue to repair their finances
    Americans continue to repair their finances
    The Federal Reserve said Thursday that the value of Americans' stock holdings, real estate and other assets rose to $84.9 trillion from $83.3 trillion in the final three months of last year. Stock portfolios rose $487 billion, home values by ...
  • New York Stock Exchange Jan 14, 2015
    Stock market preview for the week of Jan 19, 2015
    The S&P 500 slipped in five straight sessions before Friday’s rebound. That rally was not enough to recoup the early losses as the index finished the week 1.24% lower. The index has finished 10 of the past 13 sessions lower.The index...
  • Speaker of the House John Boehner
    Is House Speaker Boehner benefiting financially from his stand on Obamacare?
    Since the passage of Obamacare, House Speaker John Boehner has been dogged by critics pointing out his investment portfolio has benefited from owning insurance and medical company stocks that have profited from the legislation. Was Boehner really...
  • Ney York Stock Exchange December 18, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Dec 22, 2014
    The S&P 500 began the week in a tailspin, but rebounded strongly in the final three sessions to provide a large increase. The index nearly recovered the entire drop seen during the seven trading day slip, increasing 3.41% for the week. The...
  • Mohammed Islam, the claimed 72 million dollar stock whiz.
    The teenage 72 million dollar stock whiz story comes undone
    A few days ago you may have seen an article on the internet about a teenager attending Stuyvesant High School in Manhanttan who was now a millionaire, 72 times over, all by trading stocks at lunch. The story was written by Jessica Pressler from...
  • NewYork Stock Exchange Dec 10, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Dec 15, 2014
    The S&P 500 saw its streak of seven straight weekly gains snapped as the index retreated to significant levels during the week. The index saw losses in four sessions and dropped 3.52% for the week. The index has finished lower in eight of the...
  • New York Stock Exchange Dec 5, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Dec 8, 2014
    The S&P 500 saw its seventh straight week of gains by posting a gain of 0.38% for the week. The index started the week with the largest retreat since Oct 22 on Monday, but pushed higher in three of four remaining sessions to more than recover...
  • New York Stock Exchange Nov 28, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Dec 1, 2014
    The S&P 500 finished the holiday shortened trading week with a sixth straight week of gains, but posted the smallest weekly gain during this move higher. The index finished the week up only 0.20%. The index split the week evenly between gains...
  • New York Stock Exchange Nov 21, 2014_2
    Republished - Stock market preview for the week of Nov 17, 2014
    The S&P 500 finished the week at a record high, but stalled as it reached a potentially dangerous resistance level during the past week. Although it finished four sessions with gains it only managed to inch 0.39% higher. Nearly all the week...
  • New York Stock Exchange Nov 21, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Nov 24, 2014
    The S&P 500 pushed higher for the fifth straight week finishing with a gain of 1.61%. It posted four higher record high closes during the week and one small loss. The index has pushed higher in 11 of the past 13 sessions along with 20 of the...
  • New York Stock Exchange Nov 4, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Nov 10, 2014
    The S&P 500 started the week with a selloff due to profit taking and slipped lower in the first two sessions. It continued higher in the next three sessions but at a slower pace than the earlier increases. The index added gains of 0.68% for...
  • New York Stock Exchange Oct 31, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Nov 3, 2014
    The S&P 500 continued to push higher during the week adding 2.72%. The index finished with gains in three of five sessions and has pushed higher in nine of the past 12 sessions since rebounding from the Oct 15 lowest close.The index has pushed...
  • The New York Stock Exchange Oct 23, 2014
    Stock market preview for the week of Oct 27, 2014
    The S&P 500 rebounded strongly during the week shooting up 4.13% while climbing in four of five sessions. The S&P 500 has finished higher in six of the past seven sessions. The past week's increase was the largest on the index since...
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