Monthly Archives: February 2012

2.29.12 – Blog Will Resume Tomorrow

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2.28.12 – First Time In A Long Time

The Dow Industrials closed above 13,000 for the first time since May 2008, adding 23 points to finish up at 13,005.12.  The S&P 500 Index rose .34% and the Nasdaq Composite gained .69%.  Silver was on fire today and oil … Continue reading

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2.27.12 – It Is To Laugh

That was one of Daffy Duck’s signature lines.  I always liked his character; you knew he was greedy so you knew Bugs Bunny could always get his goat.  Unlike the slicksters in today’s market, who pull the market down hard … Continue reading

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2.24.12 – Is It Summer Already?

I mean, it was 85 degrees yesterday here in Ft. Worth and the market sure has been in the summer doldrums.  Hard to believe it’s still February.  The Dow Industrials fell just under 2 points on below average volume to … Continue reading

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2.23.12 – You’re A Flirt

The Dow Industrials keep flirting with 13,000, closing up 46 today at 12,984.69 with a high of 12,996.08.  The S&P 500 Index gained .43% while the Nasdaq Composite was stronger, up .81%.  Small-cap stocks were on a tear and the … Continue reading

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2.22.12 – Blog Will Resume Tomorrow

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2.21.12 – Thisclose

The S&P 500 Index is thisclose to its 2011 high of 1,370.58.  Today’s high was 1,367.76 but the close was 1,362.21, up .07%.  The Dow Industrials squeaked out a 15 point gain to close at 12,965.69 while the Nasdaq Composite … Continue reading

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2.16.12 – Higher And Higher

Strong economic date sent the S&P 500 Index to a 9-month high, gaining 1.10% today.  The Dow Industrials rose 123 points to close at 12,904.08 while the Nasapple (err…Nasdaq) Composite was up 1.51%.  Oil prices continue to climb, with March … Continue reading

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2.15.12 – Blog Will Resume Tomorrow

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2.14.12 – Who Loves Ya, Baby?

Happy Valentine’s Day, readers! The market showed a lot of love today in the final 30 minutes, with the Dow Industrials rallying from an 80 point deficit to close up 4 points at 12,878.28.  The S&P 500 Index slipped .09% … Continue reading

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