Archive for October, 2011

Market Happenings for Monday, October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween! Pre-market, futures are a down a bit as investors reacted to Japan’s intervention in global currency markets and remain cautious ahead of a week chock-full of economic events. That said, the Dow is up 12% in October, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq have surged more than 13%. Gainers this morning include NBR, [...]

Market Happenings for Friday, October 28, 2011

Pre-market, futures are down a bit after yesterdays massive rally, as questions and doubts about Europe’s debt-crisis deal start to emerge. Gainers this morning include AMD, GT, IPG, A and CLF. Losers include WHR, PCP, ERTS, CBS and CMS. Light crude is down -1.61% at 92.45 and gold is down -0.57% at 1,737.70. U.S. Stock [...]

DJIA / Market Close for Thursday, October 27, 2011

After the close… We have AMD +4.9%, CSTR -11.4%, LVS +3.5% following their earnings reports and guidance. Stocks staged their best single-session performance in more than two weeks on strong volume today. That has helped the S&P 500 move closer to its fourth straight weekly gain and best monthly performance in more than 20 years. [...]