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Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 30 2014

Early morning trading showing equity futures higher

Market Recap: Investors were unnerved by pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down by as much as 175 points before rebounding into near positive territory to close down a mild ¼%. Commodities rallied across the board on a partial rebound from recent weakness as well as a lower than expected …

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Sep 29 2014

Agricultural prices are likely to rise over the coming days

Market Recap: Stocks were volatile in the last full week of September, logging about a 1% loss of the week and the month. Concerns over timing of the Fed’s first interest rate hike coupled with more saber rattling from Russia, who threated to commandeer some European assets in retaliation for sanctions, caused nervousness. The final …

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Sep 26 2014

Next Week’s Market Moving Events

Market Recap: Stocks sold off sharply on Thursday, reversing Wednesday’s gains and putting all major indexes into negative territory for the month of September. Technology shares fell the most, declining 2.28% as a sector, as all sectors of the S&P declined. Commodities were generally weaker, while the U.S. dollar index strengthened. Investors were worried about …

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Sep 25 2014

Investors put their “Buying Hats” on

Market Recap: Stocks started the day off in a steady fashion on Wednesday before investors decided to put their “Buying Hats” back on and drive major indexes to climb about ¾%. Utilities were the sole sector in negative territory as Healthcare and Consumer Discretionary shares rose more than 1%. Commodities were generally stronger as well, …

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Sep 22 2014

This Week’s Market Moving Events

Market Recap: Stocks ended the week mixed as ambiguity over the Fed Statement and overall unease about the strength of the global economy made investors jittery. Financial and Technology shares fell the most on Friday, while Utilities and Telecom shares rallied on a bit of a safe haven play. Commodities were slightly lower, while the …

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