Archive for category: Market Commentary

Lot’s Of Noise, Little Action

Friends  Political headlines ,tariff talk, a major storm ravishing the southeast coast, and a rather weak retail sales numbers caused traders to be somewhat stagnant as stocks vacillated between negative and positive territory during today’s trading session.  By the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 8 points...

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9/11 Never Forget

Friends  Stocks stemmed an early morning selloff, reversed course mid-morning and spent the rest of the day modestly in positive territory. 9/11 is a solemn day every year, and today was no exception. Everything seemed to stand virtually still for several hours, before we had a little movement in...

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September Struggles

Friends   Despite a good jobs number, stocks still struggled throughout Friday’s trading session. Word that the President was ready with additional tariffs for China sent stocks to their lows midday. Things got a little better for the bulls, but in the end the bears held the high ground.   For...

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Stocks Trim Losses

Friends  Stocks recovered from an early morning selloff to post modest losses by the close. Nike was a drag on the Dow after their rather curious new ad campaign was unveiled yesterday. But, stocks in general had a negative bias as we move into September, the month that the...

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