Monthly Archives: February 2011

2.28.11 – Making Up Lost Ground

The Dow Industrials clawed back another 95 points to close at 12,226.34.  Volume was above average.  The S&P 500 Index gained .56% but the Nasdaq Composite was flat, rising only .04%.  Oil closed lower and the falling dollar helped push … Continue reading

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2.25.11 – Is The Trend Still Your Friend?

The stock market ended the week on an up-note, with the Dow Industrials gaining 62 points to close at 12,130.45.  Volume was below average.  The S&P 500 Index rose 1.6% and the Nasdaq Composite was up 1.58%.  Oil prices advanced … Continue reading

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2.24.11 – A Little of This, A Little Of That

The stock market turned in a mixed bag today, with the Dow Industrials losing 37 points to close at 12,068.50 while the S&P 500 Index lost .10% and the Nasdaq Composite gained .55%.   Continued turmoil in the Middle East sent … Continue reading

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2.23.11 – Downside Followthrough

The stock market continues to lose ground, with the Dow Industrials falling another 107 points to close at 12,105.78.  The S&P 500 Index dropped .61% and the Nasdaq Composite shed 1.21%.  Oil, gold and silver all were higher.  The U.S. … Continue reading

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2.22.11 – No Surprises (Well, Maybe A Little)

It came as no surprise that the stock market sold off today.  Pundits have been predicting for several weeks the rally was extended and events in the Middle East have telegraphed anything but stability in the oil markets.  What caught … Continue reading

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2.14.11 – Blog Will Resume On Tuesday, February 22nd.

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2.11.11 – What Comes Next?

The market closed on a positive note today after news spread this morning that Egyptian President Mubarak had resigned.  The Dow Industrials closed up 44 points at 12,273.26 (.36%).  The S&P 500 Index gained .55% and the Nasdaq Composite was … Continue reading

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2.10.11 – Mirror Image

Yesterday the Dow Industrials were up while the S&P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite were down.  Today, just the opposite – the Dow closed down 10 points at 12,229.29 while the S&P 500 gained .07% and the Nasdaq was up … Continue reading

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2.9.11 – Crazy Eights

The Dow Industrials made it eight gainers in a row, closing up 6 points at 12,239.89.  Neither the S&P Index nor the Nasdaq Composite followed suit, however, and were down .28% and .29%, respectively.  Oil was down big as supply … Continue reading

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2.8.11 – I Hear That Train A’Comin….

The Dow Industrials keep powering on up, rising 71 points today to close at 12,233.15, for the seventh straight day of gains.  The S&P 500 Index rose .42% and the Nasdaq Composite added .47%.  Gold and silver were strong today … Continue reading

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