Stocks rally late again on Friday | Wright Investors' Service

Down for most of the trading day, stocks pulled out a win for Friday on late-day trading by institutions and indexed portfolios to reflect the annual rebalancing of the Russell Index constituents. The Dow Jones Industrials, thanks to an 80-point swing in the last two hours of trading, finished up 6 points for Friday, trimming the week’s loss to 95 […]

Stocks close mixed in quiet trading | Wright Investors' Service

Stocks were narrowly mixed on Thursday after trading in a narrow band all day. Both the S&P 500 and the Dow gained 0.1% while NASDAQ fell by the same percentage. There was a slight upward bias to trading, with six of the 10 S&P sectors closing higher, led by utilities once again, which rose 0.9%, while 17 of the Dow’s […]

China trade report sends global stocks lower | Wright Investors …

Negative news from Asia got stocks off on the wrong foot on Monday to start the week. A late rally in the last hour of trading fell just short of lifting any of the major U.S. averages into positive territory, with both the S&P 500 and NASDAQ ending the day down less than 0.1% after having been lower by 0.5% […]

Year-end stock trading winding down to a crawl | Wright Investors …

U.S. stocks spun their wheels for the most part Friday, with the Dow, S&P 500 and NASDAQ registering small losses in a day of quiet trading and limited volatility. The Dow lost one point (or just 1 basis point) for the day, bringing its gain for the week to 1.6%, roughly half the prior week’s gain. The S&P 500 lost […]