Market Snapshot – Crypto Markets Looking Bullish

Commodities Cooling OffCommodities Cooling Off The stock markets and the commodity markets have been taking it cooler over the last couple of days or so The commodity market which had been on a roll till recently badly needed a correction and thats what we have been seeing over the last

Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,146.13 down -91.93 points

Friday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 146 13 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2 billion Declining stocks led advancers by 1 7 to 1 ratio There were 1110 advancers and 1885 decliners for the day On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 32…

Health Care Sector Update for 04/20/2018: VXRT,CMIA,IONS,BIIB,RIGL,NABI

Top Health Care StocksTop Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 83 JNJ 0 83 PFE 0 11 PFE 0 11 ABT 1 42 ABT 1 42 MRK 0 24 MRK 0 24 AMGN 0 87 AMGN 0 87 Losses for health care stocks picked up a little speed this afternoon including…

Markets Now: Dow Tumbles 275 Points as Earnings Aren't Enough

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Markets Now: Dow Tumbles 275 Points as Earnings Aren't Enough

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Health Care Sector Update for 04/20/2018: CMIA,IONS,BIIB,RIGL

Top Health Care StocksTop Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 80 JNJ 0 80 PFE 0 31 PFE 0 31 ABT 1 39 ABT 1 39 MRK 0 33 MRK 0 33 AMGN 0 64 AMGN 0 64 Health care stocks were outperforming most sectors on Friday with less than a…

Simple Chart Analysis Supports the Bull Case for Stocks

Technical analysis has its limitations, but it is often most useful when it is used to give an indication of the underlying sentiment of traders and investors, rather than to predict the next move. In times like these, with volatility that suggests a different direction for stocks seemingly every day,…

GE Turns It Around in Q1, Plus PG, SLB & More

Friday April 20 2018 Q1 earnings season has thus far had a pronounced calming effect on market volatility this week after more than a month of wild turbulence based on a host of external issues impressive growth and positive surprises for companies so far reported have brought a

Health Care Sector Update for 04/20/2018: CRON.V, EMC.V, HMMJ.TO

GMP hosted an investor conference on the marijuana industry in Toronto on Thursday during which time it cited highlights for a plethora of related companies GMP has been a leading financier of the sector having backed equity financings involving Canopy Growth Corp WEED TO and Cronos

GE Earnings: That Went Better Than Expected

Wall Street is betting that the worst may be over for General Electric GE Wall Street is betting thatthe worst may be over for General Electric GE Getty Images Getty Images The conglomerate reported today adjusted first quarter earnings of 16 cents a share beating

Health Care Sector Update for 04/20/2018: IONS, BIIB, RIGL, CMTA, VXRT

Top Health care stocks Top Health care stocks JNJ flatJNJ flat PFE 0 1 PFE 0 1 ABT flatABT flat MRK flatMRK flat AMGN flatAMGN flat Health care shares were mostly flat ahead of the bell on Friday Health care shares were mostly flat ahead of the bell on Friday…

Health Care Sector Update for 04/20/2018: TRST.TO, WEED.TO, HMMJ.TO

GMP hosted an investor conference on the marijuana industry in Toronto on Thursday during which time it cited highlights for a plethora of related companies GMP has been a leading financier of the sector having backed equity financings involving Canopy Growth Corp WEED TO and Cronos

Health Care Sector Update for 04/20/2018: ABCN.V, APH.TO, ACB.TO, HMMJ.TO

GMP hosted an investor conference on the marijuana industry in Toronto on Thursday during which time it cited highlights for a plethora of related companies GMP has been a leading financier of the sector having backed equity financings involving Canopy Growth Corp WEED TO and Cronos

Higher U.S. Treasury Yields Driving U.S. Dollar Strength

The U S Dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Thursday posting a rare gain against all major currencies in the index Most of the strength was driven by U S higher U S Treasury yields and expectations of more rate increases from the U S Federal Reserve The…

Inflation and Retail Sales Puts the Loonie in Focus

Earlier in the Day Earlier in the Day Economic data released through the Asian session was on the lighter side this morning key stats limited to Japan s March inflation and tertiary industry activity index numbers Economic data released through the Asian session was on the lighter side

Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,238.06 down -57.18 points

Thursday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 238 06 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2 18 billion Declining stocks led advancers by 1 72 to 1 ratio There were 1093 advancers and 1883 decliners for the day On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange…

Health Care Sector Update for 04/19/2018: AGN,SHPG,GILD,NVS,DHR

Top Health Care StocksTop Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 10 JNJ 0 10 PFE 0 08 PFE 0 08 ABT 0 63 ABT 0 63 MRK 0 28 MRK 0 28 AMGN 1 26 AMGN 1 26 Health care stocks pared a small portion of their prior declines including a…

Markets Now: Dow Halves Loss on Reports Trump Not Mueller Target

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Health Care Sector Update for 04/19/2018: GILD,NVS,DHR

Top Health Care StocksTop Health Care Stocks JNJ 0 64 JNJ 0 64 PFE 0 52 PFE 0 52 ABT 0 34 ABT 0 34 MRK 0 73 MRK 0 73 AMGN 1 83 AMGN 1 83 Health care stocks were mostly lower Thursday including a more than 1 1…

Jobless Claims, Q1 Earnings Steady & Positive

Thursday April 19 2018 Considering how many game changing headlines we ve seen so far in 2018 from inflation interest rate fears to geopolitical hornets nests to Washington DC soap operas this has been a welcome week for the stock markets Just think if we d have had some

Morning Movers: Alcoa Soars, American Express Jumps, iRobot Gains

Stocks are heading for a lower open this morning as commodity prices rally Stocks are heading for a lower open this morning as commodity prices rally Getty Images Getty Images The S amp P 500 has fallen 0 3 to 2 699 92 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has…

The Implications Of The Cooperation Between Amazon And Best Buy

We found out yesterday that rivals Amazon ( AMZN ) and Best Buy ( BBY ) are cooperating, or some might say colluding, to sell certain types of TVs. “Collusion” is a word with which we have become all too familiar recently, thanks to today’s media environment. While “collusion” has…

Health Care Sector Update for 04/19/2018: NVS, DHR, ALGN, GILD, 4503.T

Top Health care stocks Top Health care stocks JNJ 0 3 JNJ 0 3 PFE 0 2 PFE 0 2 ABT flatABT flat MRK flatMRK flat AMGN flatAMGN flat Health care shares were lower ahead of the bell on Thursday Health care shares were lower ahead of the bell on…

Markets Calm But Lack Immediate Focus

A light news stream and less trade rhetoric lend the equity markets a positive impulse amid a strong US earnings season while leaving the dollar narrowly mixed.   The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 0.5% and is up 1% for the week with one session left.  It would be the second consecutive weekly…

Retail Sales and the Pound in Focus as Asia Rallies

Earlier in the Day Earlier in the Day Economic data released during the Asian session this morning included inflation figures out of New Zealand and employment numbers out of Australia Economic data released during the Asian session this morning included inflation figures out of New Zealand

General Electric (GE) 1st Quarter Earnings: What to Expect

General Electric (Getty images) You would be hard-pressed to find a more hated large-cap stock on Wall Street than General Electric ( GE ), which is set to report first quarter fiscal 2018 earnings results before the opening bell Friday. Despite losing 21% of its value year to date, while…

Strong Start to Q1 Earnings Season

Note The following is an excerpt from this week s Earnings Trends 160 report You can access the full report that contains detailed historical actual and estimates for the current and following periods 160 please click here gt gt gt Here are the key

Bye, Bye, Sterling?

Sterling fell against the U.S. dollar for the second day in a row as disappointing economic data sends the currency, gilt yields and rate hike expectations lower. If Thursday’s retail sales report shows consumer spending contracting more than expected, you can officially kiss the rally in GBP/USD goodbye. With

Market Close Report: NASDAQ Composite index closes at 7,295.24 up 14.14 points

Wednesday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 295 24 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2 07 billion Wednesday s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7 295 24 The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2 07 billion…

Markets Now: Dow Dips 15 Points as S&P 500 Looks to Go 3 for 3

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