Archive for February, 2012

Market Happenings for Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Pre-market, futures are up as oil prices pull back following a seven-day run-up that sent crude 9% higher. Gainers this morning include PCLN, MU, SRE, NRG and AZO while losers include APOL. SWN, BLK, CSX and CCL. The Market Globally, stocks are up this morning with Euro stocks up and Asian markets ending mostly higher. [...]

DJIA / Market Close for Monday, February 27, 2012

The Dow closed down a whole -1.44 points (-0.01%) at 12,981.51. Once again, it couldn’t hold onto 13,000. Oil dropped a bit, -1%. Not much in my opinion. S&P 500 hit another new high at 1,371.94. It’s highest since June 2008. The S&P 500 is up 9% this year. Banks were leading the charge in [...]

Market Happenings for Monday, February 27, 2012

Pre-market, futures are down on rising gas prices and ongoing European troubles. Gainers this morning include MU, PCS, MHS, LOW and APC while losers include NFLX, BRCM, PRGO, ANR and GNW. The Market Lets start with stats from last week. DJIA ended the week up 0.3%, Nasdaq +0.4%, S&P 500 +0.3% and Russell 2000 -0.2%. [...]