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What happened in the stock/bond markets last week...Stock Market Analysis Last week the Dow was down a surprising 5.8% with its worst weekly loss this year. The S... 3 days 2 hours
8/10 - 8/14 Market Commentary by James Investment...Stock Market Analysis Last week we said, “Ron Paul, Stansberry and others have come out with reasons why we are getting ready for a crisis that will wipe out a lot of wealth. In our 40 years in business, we find these proclamations are usually better times to buy than to sell. Fear gives the... 1 week 2 days
Stock & Bond Market Analyses (8/3 - 8/7)Stock Market Analysis Once again it appears our market was taking cues from Greece. Their market opened again to a torrent of selling, losing over 15% for the week. This seemed to spill over to the Dow, which fell 1.65% and to smaller stocks, with the Russell 2000 losing 2.54%. About twice as... 2 weeks 3 days
Stock & Bond Market Update (7/27-7/31)Stock Market Analysis In contrast to the gloomy headlines, most stocks rose last week, and NASDAQ and transportation stocks were especially strong. The Dow advanced 0.69% and smaller cap stocks, as represented by the Russell 2000, rose 1.05%. In hindsight, it is always easier to explain... 3 weeks 3 days
Stock & Bond Market Update (7/20-7/24)Stock Market Analysis Here is a riddle: When is down good and bad? The answer: When you are talking about oil and stock prices. Oil dipped below $50 a barrel while stocks also hit a slick patch. Pun intended. Oil fell about 6 percent which is good news for those who use oil but not so much for... 1 month 1 day
Market Commentary by: James Investment Research (...Stock Market Analysis A relief rally seemed to take place last week as the issues in Greece and China briefly subsided. Large stocks were up about 1.5% and small stocks advanced about 1.0%. Advancing stocks outpaced decliners by almost a 3-to-2 margin. Technology and Finance issues carried the... 1 month 1 week
Here's what happened in the stock/bond...Stock Market Analysis What a wild ride the markets experienced this week. International intrigue, especially in Greece and China, created breath-taking declines and dizzying gains in U.S. stocks; sometimes in the same day. Despite the volatility, for the week the S... 1 month 2 weeks
Recent Market Commentary by James Investment...Stock Market Analysis Last week both the Dow Transportation and Utility indexes led the way lower, and the Dow Industrials joined in with a 1.15% decline. Barron’s reports twice as many stocks declined as advanced. It is not surprising that 515 issues set new lows while only 115 achieved new... 1 month 3 weeks
What happened in the stock/bond markets last week...Stock Market Analysis The Dow fell 0.38% last week. We also saw similar losses in smaller cap stocks. Overall we had more stocks fall than rise but we still had more new highs than new lows. Six out of 9 sectors fell, with Utility and Basic Material stocks doing the worst. Cyclical and... 1 month 4 weeks
6/15 - 6/19 Market Commentary by James Investment...Stock Market Analysis The market advanced on the week. The gains were led by smaller stocks where the Russell 2000 went up to the tune of 1.6% or roughly double that of the large-cap S... 2 months 6 days