The broad market's gain was volatility traders' pain. While the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 finished up more than 1%, short-term VIX futures exchange-traded funds were the biggest flops of the day.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average could easily end this week negative or neutral. It depends on the reactions to from Boeing, Caterpillar, DuPont, Coca Cola, 3-M Corp, Procter & Gamble and United Technologies, who report first quarter 2017 earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday or Wednesday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 may have finished the week up, but they were both down on the day. The Dow declined 0.15% to 20,547.76 and the S&P dipped 0.30% to 2348.69. Getty Images So the day’s highest flyers were not only a mixed bag, but the ETFs all posted rather unimpressive […]
Volatility reigned supreme yesterday, but today the biggest ETF flops are short-term VIX futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.85% to 20,578.71 and the S&P 500 climbed 0.76% to 2355.84. A Hippopotamus breaches the water in a pool in Kruger National Park. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Meanwhile ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures (VIXY) slipped 2.4% […]
Stocks jumped and Treasurys fell on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average logging its strongest performance in six weeks. The odds of an interest-rate hike in May increased, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a taxShow More Summary
The Dow Jones Industrial Average continues to have a negative weekly chart, so earnings from stocks reporting this week will be pivotal to steadying the market.
Weak earnings from Goldman Sachs and Johnson & Johnson weighed on their stocks and dragged the Dow Jones industrial average lower on Tuesday. Treasury yields fell to the lowest levels of the year. Here's the scoreboard: Dow: 20,515.75,...Show More Summary
Goldman Sachs (GS) results disappointed and its stock is showing it. At a recent $217, its shares have fallen 4% on Tuesday. Goldman’s pain is also the Dow’s. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 100 points or 0.50% to 20,533.44 while the S&P 500 is down just 0.22% to 2343.83. The firm’s March-end […]
U.S. stock markets closed the week down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.98% to 20,453.25 and the S&P 500 declined 1.13% to 2328.95. Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images So it’s no big surprise that the short-term VIX futures ETFs were the highest flyers of the day with the ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (VIXY) and […]
Today’s high-flyers are once again short-term VIX exchange-traded funds. Meanwhile the S&P 500 declined 0.14% to 2353.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, 0.03% to 20,651.30. The ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (VIXY) and the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures (VXX) rose 4.6% and 4.5%, respectively. MKM Partners’ Jim Strugger noted that a good […]
The five components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average that set post-election highs last week are Apple, Disney, McDonalds, Microsoft and Wal-Mart. As a basket of stocks, this portfolio has a gain of 9.9% year to date versus 4.5% for the Dow 30.
Susan Briante discusses The Market Wonders, her newest collection of poetry in which she draws on market indicators like the Dow Jones Industrial Average to construct a criticism of contemporary culture.
Stocks closed little changed on Friday. Even after flattening out in March, the S&P 500 ended the first quarter with a 5% gain. Goldman Sachs is among the worst performers on the Dow Jones industrial average this year, sliding with other...Show More Summary
Positive economic data pushed U.S. stocks up with the Dow Jones Industrial Average finishing out Thursday up 0.33% to 20,728.49. The S&P 500 gained 0.29% to 2368.06 and the Nasdaq Composite Index is up 0.28% to 5914.34. Getty Images/iStockphoto Financial stocks led the S&P 500, but regional bank exchange-traded funds were the highest flyers. The […]
The liberal media literally can’t wait for bad economic news under President Donald Trump. CNNmoney staff writer Matt Egan anticipated a potential “longest losing streak since 1978” for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. That story, in its original form published early March 28. Show More Summary
A rally in bank stocks led US indexes broadly higher on Wall Street, breaking an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average, the AP reports. Investors were encouraged Tuesday by a survey that showed consumer confidence had climbed to the highest level in more than 16 years. Apple...
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stock indexes sharply higher Tuesday, snapping an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. The rally was broad, with materials and … Click to Continue »
Monday's slump puts the Dow Jones Industrial Average on track for its longest losing streak since 2011
Volatile politics doesn’t equal a volatile market. The S&P 500, the Nasdaq Composite, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined on Friday after President Donald Trump pulled the healthcare bill. The CBOE Volatility Index also pulled back as volatility actually waned. The index ended the day under 13. While VIX-tracking ETFs were among the flyers yesterday, they […]
Here is what you need to know. Stocks end their streak. Both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 fell by more than 1% on Tuesday, the first time they suffered a loss of that size on the same day since October 11. Stock markets around the world are under pressure. Show More Summary