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February 15, 2018

I Survived the Bear Market of...Last Week? Fierce Rally, But Watch VIX

It’s starting to feel like mid-January again, not mid-February, as the rally keeps rolling. It’s amazing how quickly the psychology has changed in this market.

February 14, 2018

Sleep Late This Morning? You Might Have Missed the Break Before the Rally

After digesting a little bearish inflation and retail sales data just before the opening bell, the market recovered to post a fourth-straight session of solid gains.

February 14, 2018

Take a Breath: Stocks React Strongly to CPI Release but Calm Down at Open

The widely-watched CPI report appeared to confirm inflation worries if the initial stock market reaction was any indication. But as we've seen before, that could change

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February 13, 2018

Tuesday Turn-Around Again: Stocks Recover; Post Third-Consecutive Up Day

(Tuesday Market Close) Well how about that? Finally the market had a day without triple-digit gains or losses. Major stock indices closed slightly higher Tuesday ...

February 13, 2018

Sea Sick Yet? Ride Isn’t Over As Markets Seem To Face Pressure After Rally

The pendulum keeps swinging on Wall Street, where pre-market trading indicated weakness early Tuesday after Monday’s big rally. Volatility remains elevated.

February 12, 2018

Olympian Struggle Resumes On Street As Stocks Compete With Rising Yields

A weekend of snowboarding, skating, and skiing in South Korea is over. The jury is still out on whether stocks can resume rallying as borrowing costs track higher.

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February 9, 2018

Happy Friday: Stocks Finish Day Up But Off 5% For Week As Volatility Surges

A shave and a haircut of about $2.5 trillion in market value rattled Wall Street in its worst week since 2008, but stocks ended the day on a much more positive note.

February 9, 2018

Seat Belts Fastened: Strapping in After Wild Plunge As Volatility Looms

The government shutdown ended soon after it began. This crazy week is also about to end after days of wild swings, but volatility remains an issue.

February 8, 2018

Rout Repeated: Second Late Dive of Week Sends Stocks Into Correction Mode

Heavy selling picked up late in Thursday’s session, sending stocks to new lows for the week and into correction territory as interest rate fears continued to haunt.

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February 8, 2018

Down, Up, Down, Up, Down: The Market Swings Continue into Early Trading

With rocky starts and roller coaster trading days so far this week, this market fickleness doesn’t appear to be one and done. Are fundamentals back in play?

February 7, 2018

Shifting Into Reverse: Stocks Plunge Late As Yield Spike Seems to Spook

After spending most of the day higher Wednesday, stocks reversed course in the very last half hour of trade as bond yields spiked again.

February 7, 2018

Volatility Burst Not Over: Worst Selling Might Be Done But Pressure Remains

The word today remains volatility. The worst of the selling is probably over after Tuesday’s late recovery, but stocks still appear to face some pressure.

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February 6, 2018

Turnaround Tuesday: Stocks Pick Up Steam, Post Big Gains After Early Flop

After Monday’s brutal plunge, trading remained volatile Tuesday but the results ended up looking very different. Stocks rocketed back in the final hour.

February 6, 2018

Correction Mode: Shakiness Likely To Persist As Market Gyrates After Plunge

The market continues to veer toward craziness, and now it’s in correction territory. Still, investors have to be careful not to run around with their heads on fire.

February 5, 2018

Stocks Plunge Again to Worst Daily Point Loss Ever Amid Late Selling Wave

Stocks suffered their worst one-day point loss in history Monday and are now down for the year, a complete reversal of January’s glowing start to 2018.

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February 5, 2018

Stocks Off Early Lows As Buyers Show Up After New Plunge to Start Week

Stocks remained lower as of mid-morning Monday, but clawed back a bit after another plunge that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) down 355 points.

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