Stocks opened lower on Tuesday, following a topsy-turvy session on Monday where markets staged a late rally. How should you be positioning your portfolios? Ernie Ankrim, senior markets advisor at Russell Investments and Anita Clemons, vice president and manager of investments at Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company shared their market insights.
Stocks tumbled Tuesday, led by techs after an analyst downgrade on Intel. Transports rose following news that Warren Buffett is buying Burlington Northern railroad.
While the Burlington Northern deal is getting a lot of attention, it has not brought pre-open trading in the S&P futures into positive territory yet. Risk aversion has become a more prominent theme since last Wednesday, when the S&P 500 dropped below its 50-day moving average for the first time since July.
With the markets in volatility mode, investors will likely be focusing on the Federal Reserve Tuesday, even though the 2-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting that begins this afternoon won't conclude until Wednesday.
A late rally helped propel the Dow to a positive finish Monday as financial stocks rebounded.
After a rough and tumble day of trading both the S&P and Dow closed higher for the session on Monday.
Stocks erased all of their gains Monday after an early surge due to a better-than-expected manufacturing report. Financials led the decline.
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Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer and as the dollar rallied. The Dow shed 250 points, or 2.5 percent, but finished flat for the month.
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Stocks tumbled Friday, giving back all of the gains from the prior session, as worries about the recovery escalated after a pair of reports on the consumer.
Stocks opened lower Friday after reports showed consumer sentiment and spending have declined.
Stocks could head into Friday on a positive note, rising on 'October-end' momentum. Existing homes figures for September will be in the spotlight.
The focus may be on the dollar and commodities these days, but the tech sector has been the leader in the last two earnings cycles—and Intel has been the engine that helped push each quarter.
The S&P 500 logged its best one-day percentage gain in three months on Thursday after GDP data showed the economy expanded at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter.
Markets rose on Thursday after data showed the economy grew more than expected last quarter and jobless claims fell. How should investors be positioning their portfolios now? Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, and Dean Barber, founder and president of Barber Financial Group, shared their market insights.
Economists forecast the GDP number to show growth anywhere from just under 3 percent to as high as 4 percent - the first positive growth for the U.S. economy since second quarter, 2008.
Stocks tumbled to session lows late Wednesday, with the Dow down more than 100 points, as worries about the recovery gripped the market.
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