Stock Market News for December 23, 2014 – Zacks Investment …

Benchmarks settled in the green for the fourth-straight session boosted by gains made by large-cap technology stocks. The S&P 500 closed at a record level for the 50th time in 2014, its highest number of record closings in a year since 1995. The Dow too posted a record close for the 35th time this year. Gains in technology shares offset […]

Stock Market News for December 09, 2014 – December 9, 2014 …

Benchmarks started the week on a dismal note after a slump in oil prices and disappointing overseas economic data dented investor sentiment. Energy shares were hit hard after oil prices plunged to a five-year low over continued concerns of oversupply. Moreover, discouraging China’s trade numbers, contraction of Japan’s economy and less-than-expected expansion in Germany’s industrial output has raised concerns of […]

Stock Market News for December 08, 2014 – December 8, 2014 …

Benchmarks settled in the green on Friday boosted by upbeat jobs data. The S&P 500 reached its 49th record high this year and the Dow registered the same for the 34th time this year. The S&P 500 and the Dow also registered their seventh successive week of gains. However, the Nasdaq ended in the red for the week.For a look […]

Stock Market News for December 04, 2014 – December 4, 2014 …

Strong service sector numbers and modestly impressive job data helped benchmarks to finish in the green zone on Wednesday. This was the second consecutive day of gains for the indices. Moreover, rally in energy shares following rebound in oil prices and solid gains in materials stocks also boosted investor confidence. The S&P 500 reached its 48th record high this year […]

Stock Market News for November 20, 2014 – Zacks Investment …

Markets retreated from record highs on Wednesday to finish in the red as Fed minutes failed to provide any clear indications about a possible rate hike. Moreover, mixed housing data also weighed on investor sentiment. However, upbeat earning results helped retail stocks to post solid gains on Wednesday.For a look at the issues currently facing the markets, make sure to […]

Stock Market News for November 13, 2014 – Zacks Investment …

Benchmarks finished Wednesday’s choppy trading session little changed as investors weighed a series of new developments. Global regulators fines on major banks, drop in oil prices, and the U.S and China’s effort to curb carbon emissions had a negative impact on financial, energy and utility sectors, respectively. On the other hand, upbeat earnings from retailers helped the consumer discretionary sector […]

Trading Market Leading Technology Stocks (AMX,BBRY,INTC,SWKS)

Since May, the Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK) has taken off, out-performing the S&P 500 SPDR (SPY) by several percentage points and establishing itself as the top performing sector over the last few months. These four stocks have led the charge, racking up more than 10% gains in the last month alone. As the S&P 500 SPDR and Technology Select Sector SPDR […]

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From Jeff Clark, editor, S&A Short Report:Two weeks ago, I told you gold stocks were back in bull mode.The Market Vectors Gold Miners Fund (GDX) rallied 15% in June. And its nine-day exponential moving average (EMA) had crossed above its 50-day moving average (DMA).As I said last month, the biggest rallies in the gold-mining sector occur when GDX is […]

3 Big-Money Sectors You Need to Trade Right Now – Daily Reckoning

If you want to book consistent gains trading stocks, you have to know where the money is flowing.Right now, if your cash is tied up in consumer staples and industrial names, you’re doing it all wrong. These aren’t the stocks that are outperforming the S&P 500. You’d be better off buying an index fund and spending the rest of your […]