With the DJIA down in December, a usually stellar market month, and also down from the Friday after Thanksgiving to yearend, folks on The Street are getting concerned. (Last year […]
While the S&P has gone up sharply over the last 8 trading days and some of the fear is removed, many traders are still saying the markets are in trouble […]
After the S&P had its largest jump in more than a year and and the Nasdaq rose the most since January 2013, the markets took a breather. Yesterday the S&P […]
It was a bad day for the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI:DJI) closed down -0.60%, the S&P 500 cash (^GSPC:SNP) closed down -0.80%, the Nasdaq Composite closed […]
4,000 Kernals of Corn ears? It’s massive. Can we use corn instead of salt on the roads? I’m kidding [Ed. note: Alan Palmer is a working CBOT trader, not a […]
Risk will alway be a part of trading the S&P 500 futures. Whether it’s a domestic economic releases, a comment by the Fed or the Russian amy doing high-tech military […]
The Dow Jones Industrial Average breached 17,000 for the first time in its history today. The index has seen exponential growth since the bull market began in 1982, interrupted by three major crashes —the most dramatic of which, on Oct. 19, 1987, had the least long-term impact.
The second half of 2014 started out with a bang with the S&P (SNP:^GSPC) closing at another new record high and the Dow closing in on 17,000. As we have […]
The last trading day of the second quarter went off without a hitch; the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI:^DJI) closed up 25.24 points or +0.10%.The S&P 500 index (SNP:^GSPC) rose […]
With the first half of 2014 winding down let’s have a look ahead to the second half and beyond.