Archive for August, 2012

Initial Jobless Claims Miss: Market Happenings for Thursday, August 30, 2012

Premarket, futures are down. Gainers this morning include KSS, JWN, DD, LTD and GPS while losers include SHLD, FSLR, JDSU, JNPR and KLAC. The Market The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was unchanged last week at a seasonally adjusted 374,000, suggesting slow improvement in the job market. Last week’s number was revised upward to […]

Fed Reports: DJIA Market Close for Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Dow closed up a whopping +4.49 (+0.03%) at 13,107.48. The Russell 2000 was the big index leader today moving higher by +0.44%. There were 18 Dow components in the winning column today led by VZ (+0.98%), DIS, MCD, HD and MRK. Losers were led by KO (-1.42%), UTX, CVX, KFT and AXP. The government […]

Hurricane Isaac Arrives: Market Happenings for Wednesday, August 29, 2012

strong>Premarket, futures are up. Gainers this morning include WLP (+4.09%), ADBE, AMD, FTR and GIS while losers include HSP (-3.42%), JOY, COG, ANR and LXK. The Market Hurricane Isaac arrived, knocking out power, flooding Gulf-front roads and pushing water over the top of an 18-mile section of a rural Louisiana levee before dawn Wednesday as […]

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