Archive for July, 2011

Market Happenings for Thursday, July 28, 2011

Pre-market futures are up a bit but investors are worried about the impending debt ceiling deadline, and lawmakers have shown little evidence they are moving closer to a deal. Gainers this morning include LSI, BSX, GT, MJN and ROK. Losers include AKAM, S, TER, LIFE and IPG. U.S. Stock News September S&Ps this morning are [...]

DJIA / Market Close for Wednesday, July 27, 2011

After the close… We have GMCR up +2.9% and AKAM down -5.8% following their earnings reports and guidance. The major market averages finished sharply lower as the debt ceiling talks failed to make progress, and the Fed’s Beige Book showed the economy’s pace of growth is slowing. Also weighing on markets was the disappointing durable [...]

Market Happenings for Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Pre-market, futures are down a bit as lawmakers made little progress toward raising the debt ceiling with less than one week to go before the nation’s borrowing limit must be lifted. Gainers this morning include AMZN, MCO, AET, WYNN and ERTS. Losers include JNPR, GLW, JDSU, WLP and HES. Light crude is down -0.77% at [...]