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Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 19 2015

Dollar Taking Back Some Ground

Market Recap 051815: Despite beginning the day in the red, markets ended the day on a positive note with all major averages registering gains on the day and the Dow and S&P notching record highs again. Despite the lack of major economic news to drive the markets, stocks moved higher on acquisition news (Ascena Retail …

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May 18 2015

This Week’s Market Moving Events

Market Recap 051515: The markets ended the week with a whimper on Friday, vacillating between small gains and losses for most of the day before ultimately ending with marginal gains for the S&P and Dow and marginal losses for the Nasdaq and Russell 2000. Friday’s disappointing industrial production and consumer sentiment reports added to the …

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May 15 2015

Futures Are Moving Higher

Market Recap 051415: The S&P 500 closed at record highs and the Nasdaq settled above 5k in yesterday’s trading as the broad markets registered its first positive session of the week. All four of the major averages rallied by more than one percent with the aforementioned Nasdaq composite leading the way with a gain of …

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May 13 2015

Lack Of Significant News

5/12/15 Market Recap: With a lack of significant news to bolster the market, equities declined in yesterday’s trading though closing well above the lows of the session. Though it may seem like a bit of a moral victory, the markets managed to pare losses sustained at the beginning of the session, one negatively influenced by …

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May 11 2015

This Week’s Market Moving Events

Market Recap: A much stronger than forecast April Employment report boosted investor confidence as major indexes rallied by well over 1% on Friday. The official unemployment rate dropped to 5.4%, while the overall job growth rate is being viewed as just strong enough to keep our economy growing, but not strong enough to warrant a …

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