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Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr 30 2015

Equity futures are falling once again

4/29/15 Market Recap: First quarter 2015 GDP estimates released yesterday morning showed a marked slowdown in the US economy with GDP rising at a paltry annualized rate of .2%. The number was below the 1% annualized growth expectation and significantly below the 2.2% growth in the last three months of 2014. This news drove the …

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Apr 29 2015

Stocks move primarily higher in yesterday’s trading day

4/28/15 Market Recap:  Stocks moved primarily higher in yesterday’s trading with the S&P, Dow, and Russell all registering gains for the day. The Nasdaq fell slightly however, with Apple’s weakness on the day weighing on the average. Apple (AAPL) fell over one a half percent yesterday, despite beating earnings expectations and announcing a dividend increase …

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Apr 28 2015

To start the week, markets declined

4/27/15 Market Recap:  Markets declined to start the week, pulling back slightly from record levels, as a lack of economic news forced investors to focus on the day’s earnings releases and company specific news. Losses were broad-based with all of the major averages falling by the close. Healthcare stocks led the way on the downside, …

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Apr 27 2015

This Week’s Market Moving Events

Market Recap: Tensions between Greece and its creditors heated up last week, keeping a lid on stocks prices that were trying to move higher on the back of solid earnings reports. The recent market theme of a stronger US Dollar, fast rising European Stocks, resilient US Stocks, and moderate economic growth continued, as slightly better …

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Apr 24 2015

Equity markets moved higher in spite of disappointing economic data

4/23/15 Market Recap: Equity markets moved higher yesterday in spite of disappointing economic data and another slew of so-so earnings reports. On the economic front, March new home sales data fell by 11%, the largest percentage drop since 2013. Expectations were higher considering home sales had registered three straight months of significant gains before last …

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