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12-04-2013, 01:10 AM
Wall Street declines on low volume trading

The US stocks market is performing the first negative December in years as investors are cautious ahead the US employment report and quiet on the end of the year.

Wall Street closed Tuesday with negative note with the Dow and the S&P declining for third day but off lows. Dow closed below 16,000 and S&P below 1,800.

The DJIA declined 94.15 points or 0.59% to end the day at 15,914.62; the S&P 500 eased 5.74 pts or 0.32% to 1,795.16; and the Nasdaq Composite lost 8.07 pts or 0.20% to finish the day at 4,037.19.

12-04-2013, 01:23 AM
US equities had a rough session, closing down, but managing to pare back some losses.
Dow down 0.59%, Nasdaq -0.2% and S&P -0.32
Futures market have losses across most Asian bourses; Nikkei down 1.53%, Heng Seng -0.48% and ASX/200 -0.6%

12-24-2013, 02:42 AM

Santa Claus rally finally arrived, US equities closed with more healthy gains; Dow up 0.45% and another record close, that's 48 for those of you that are counting, S&P up 0.5% and Nasdaq +1.08%.

Japan returns from holiday today, Nikkei futures +0.13%, Hang Seng +0.13% Kospi +0.92% and the local ASX/200 +0.3%

12-24-2013, 02:47 AM
Wall Street rises further on Monday as investors digested 5-month highs in US consumer confidence in December and good data in consumer spending in November.

US stocks are trading bullish following the Fed light-taper decision announced last week, plus the 2-year budget deal in the Congress. The Dow and S&P are performing its strongest 4-day rally in over two months, both closed at record highs.

The DJIA advanced 73.47 points or 0.45% to finish the day at 16,294.61; the S&P 500 added 9.67 points or 0.53% to end the session at 1,827.99; and the Nasdaq Composite opened the week with 44.16 pts or 1.08% daily gains to 4,148.90.

12-24-2013, 11:24 PM
The US stocks market closed positive ahead of Christmas's break following the better-than-expected data in the United States.Investors are confidence in the US economic recovery.

The Dow and S&P closed at new record highs while the Nasdaq close at fresh 13-year highs.

The Dow Jones advanced 62.94 points or 0.39% to close the day at 16,357.55; the S&P 500 added 5.33 pts or 0.29% to finish at 1,833.32; and the Nasdaq Composite won 6.51 pts or 0.16% to 4,155.42.

12-27-2013, 01:45 AM
US stocks rise after Christmas
US stocks rose in holiday-thinned trading on Thursday after data showed a decline in weekly jobless claims.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week by 42,000 to a seasonally adjusted 338,000, printing the largest drop in weekly claims since November 2012.

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 97 points, or 0.6%, to 16,455. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index gained 7 points, or 0.4%, to 1,840. Both the Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Tuesday. The Nasdaq climbed 11points, or 0.3%, to 4,167.

The advance put the Dow Jones on track for its longest winning streak since March.

US equities close higher
The Santa Claus rally is in full swing, US equities to set records, Dow up 0.75%, the 50th record close this year, S&P up 0.48% and Nasdaq +0.28%.

Nikkei futures indicate the index will open down 0.25%, it is worth noting the Nikkie posted 1.03% gains yesterday, Hang Seng futures up 1.22% and the local ASX/200 +0.88%.

12-31-2013, 01:36 AM
Wall Street opens the week with a mixed note

In a very quiet day with low volume, the US stocks market closed Monday with a mix of red and green numbers as the DJIA closed at another record high but the S&P and the Nasdaq posted small declines.

The Dow Jones advanced 25.88 points or 0.16% to close at 16,504.29; the S&P 500 declined 0.33 pts or 0.02% to 1,841.07; and the Nasdaq Composite lost 2.40 pts or 0.06% to finish the day at 4,154.20

US Equity close mixed

Dow closed up 0.16%, 51st record close for the year, S&P down 0.02 and Nasdaq -0.06%.

Japanese is out today, the Nikkei closed for the year at 16,291, an incredible 56.72% gain for the year.

Future markets have Hang Seng up 0.32% and the local ASX/200 down 0.07%.

01-03-2014, 01:36 AM

The US stocks market decline the first trading day of 2014 and logged its first start to year since 2008 as better than expected economic reports failed to fuel investor’s confidence. Volume was low.

The Dow and S&P posted its worst day in 3 weeks. US 10 year yields rose above 3% again and reached 2.5-year high. The Oil collapsed 3.0% to a low of $95.44 and the Gold rallied 2.0%.

The Dow Jones declined 135.31 points or 0.82% to finish at 16,441.35. The S&P 500 eased 16.38 pts or 0.89% to 1,831.98. The Nasdaq Composite lost 33.52 pts or 0.80% to close at 4,143.07.

US Equity all close Lower

Not a good start to 2014, Dow down 0.82%, S&P -0.88% and Nasdaq down 0.8%.

Japan is once again on holiday, other markets set to open lower, futures markets have the local ASX/200 down 0.6% and the Hang Seng down 0.39%.

01-07-2014, 01:18 AM
The US stocks market started the week with small losses as investors are focused on the employment report that will be published on Friday.

The S&P has performed only negative days in 2014, first time since 2005.

The Dow Jones declined 44.89 points or 0.27% to close the session at 16,425.10; the S&P 500 eased 4.60 points or 0.25% to finish Monday at 1,826.77; and the Nasdaq Composite lost 18.22 pts or 0.44% to 4,113.68.

US Equities Close Lower

All US equities ended the session marginally lower, Dow off 0.27%, S&P down 0.25% and the Nasdaq down 0.44%.

Market futures indicating losses at the open for Asia, Nikkei -0.82%, ASX/200 -0.15% and the Hang Seng down 0.04%