Nasdaq closes higher for the 2nd consecutive day and leads the indices higher

Dow and S&P lag. Russell 2000 closes lower for the 2nd time in 3 days The NASDAQ close higher for the second consecutive day. It led the major indices higher with the S&P and Dow lagging well behind. The small-cap Russell 2000 index lags with a decline of -0.90%. The final numbers are showing: S&P index +27.48 points or 0.70% at […]

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US stocks close sharply higher. Dow industrial average closes at a record high

Russell 2000 index rises by 2.38% The major stock indices all closed sharply higher with the Russell 2000 of small-cap stocks outperforming with a gain of 2.38%. The Dow industrial average is closing at a record high of 31961.86. It reached an intraday all-time high of 32009.64.   A look at the closing levels shows Russell index up 53.08 points or […]

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Cable closes in on the week’s high as buyers stay in the hunt towards 1.4000

Buyers show their mettle on a bounce from the 200-hour moving average The pair was caught in a near-term battle to start the session but as the dollar weakened, buyers capitalised on that with the shove lower in EUR/GBP also exacerbating gains in the pound as cable jumps towards 1.3950 on the session. The high […]

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Dow industrial average the only positive story today. Closes at a record high

S&P, NASDAQ, Russell 2000 all close lower on the day Looking at the major stock indices, the Dow industrial average is the only one positive. It also closed at a record high level. Other highlights for the day included: The S&P fell for the 2nd day in a row The NASDAQ index snapped a 4 day […]

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No records for the Dow and S&P. Nasdaq and Russell 2000 have record closes

Modest changes for the major indices The Nasdaq and Russell 2000 both closed at record levels, but the S&P and Dow could not hold onto gains and are closing lower (and not at records).  All were only modest gains or losses.   The final numbers are showing: S&P index -4.33 points or -0.11% at 3911.26 NASDAQ […]

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Record closes across the board with small caps/NASDAQ leading the way, but some market big cap favorites not joining in.

Russell index rises by 2.36%. The major indices are all closing at record high levels, with today the Dow Industrial Average joining the S&P, Nasdaq and smaller cap Russell 2000 index (they each closed at records on Friday).   The indices are also closing near the highs for the day. Leading the way is the Russell 2000 which is […]

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