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Yolaiki Gonzalez

Market Data Analyst

Yolaiki Gonzalez is a Market Data Analyst at CNBC.


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    Historically, U.S. stocks tend to trade down on the Monday following a Good Friday, with the NASDAQ Composite having the biggest decline.

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    U.S. stocks are on track to close the month with their best January performance since 1997, when the S&P 500 index rose 6.13 percent. What happens next?

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    China's Lunar Year or Spring Festival begins today, marking the start of the Year of the Dragon.  Will the dragon, a symbol of good fortune in Eastern culture, breathe fire into the stock market in 2012?

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    Historically, Friday the 13th tends to be a flat day for the major US stock markets, with average gains of only 0.2 percent or less on this superstitious day.

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    Here is a look at best and worst first-day returns during IPOs in 2011, which on average saw an 11 percent gain.

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    Since 2003, the S&P 500 has posted a gain in each of the five instances where the market was open during Halloween, while the Dow and NASDAQ have gone up four of the last five times.

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    The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), the stock market’s gauge of investors’ fears soared 35% yesterday and closed above 31 to its highest level in more than a year or since July 1, 2010. We are definitely observing some wild times on Wall St amidst new economic worries worldwide.  Here is a useful tool to help measure the volatility, and risk, of individual stocks: Beta.

  • Linkedin founder Reid Garrett Hoffman (C) and CEO Jeff Weiner (2nd R) at the ringing of the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange May 19, 2011 during the initial public offering of the company.

    With 81 U.S. IPOs priced year-to-date, exceeding the 74 deals completed for the same period of 2010, the U.S. IPO market is starting to gather steam.

  • The S&P recorded today its longest daily consecutive drop since the six-day ended losing streak of February 23rd, 2009. The last time that the S&P and Dow were down for six straight days in a row at the start of a month simultaneously was on October 8th, 2008, at the height of the financial crisis.

  • US stocks are on track to finish this week with their worst percent weekly decline since August 13, 2010.  For the month and for the year, however, they continue to be in positive territory.