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Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan 27 2015

Stocks vacillated on Monday as north-easterners prepared for an incoming blizzard

Market Recap: Stocks vacillated most of Monday as north-easterners prepared for an incoming blizzard that was estimated to possibly bring up to 3 feet of snow to the parts of the region. Energy shares led markets higher as Oil prices strengthened a bit on the heels of several prominent analysts estimating that prices will begin …

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Jan 26 2015

This Week’s Market Moving Events

Market Recap: Stocks fell on Friday in an otherwise positive week for investors, as worries over earnings season and news of the death of Saudi Arabia’s ruling King Abdula caused renewed investor anxiety. Moreover, market participants grew increasingly uneasy ahead of Greece’s general election, in which Leftist Alexix Tsipras did (as expected ahead of Sunday’s …

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Jan 22 2015

Investors held their collective breaths

Market Recap: Markets were relatively calm on Wednesday as investors held their collective breaths ahead of the European Central Bank’s policy announcement scheduled for Thursday morning. Although there was some intra-day volatility, stocks generally closed higher as all ten sectors of the S&P climbed, Energy and Utility shares led markets higher, as Oil rose over …

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Jan 21 2015

Maintaining a longer-term outlook could prove to be the best move

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Market Recap: Major averages may have closed little changed from their opening levels, but volatility was certainly a part of the landscape on Tuesday. The Dow Jones dropped as much as 150 points before rebounding to close flat as 7 of the 10 sectors of the S&P ended higher as Industrial and Technology shares soared …

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Jan 16 2015

Next Week’s Market Moving Events

Market Recap: In spite of reasonably strong earnings reports, stocks sold off again on Thursday, falling about ½%. Consumer Staple and Utility shares were the sole sectors in positive territory yesterday as Financials and Healthcare stocks fell by more than 1%. Commodities were mostly lower, as oil retreated again after gaining some footing and rallying …

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