Stockshakers Market Close update Wednesday 08-13-2014 Chartpocalypse

The stock market ended the midweek session up with the Nasdaq leading the way advancing 1.0%, while the S&P 500 added 0.7% with all 10 sectors ending in the green. Biotech helped fuel the Nasdaq rally.
The NYSE has solid market breadth and the Summation Index is about to turn up today and the VIX
is trading just below its 50 day moving average. These levels suggest a continuation fo the
current rally.
S&P 500 1,946.72 +12.97 +0.67%
DOW 30 16,651.80 +91.26 +0.55%
NASDAQ 4,434.13 +44.88 +1.02%
Russell 2000 1,141.78 +8.75 +0.77%

Stockshakers Market Close update Tuesday 08-12-2014 Chartnado

 

Tuesdays session was a half day for stockshakers, luckily it was the better half of the session.

 

S&P 500 1,933.75 -3.17 -0.16%
DOW 30 16,560.54 -9.44 -0.06%
NASDAQ 4,389.25 -12.08 -0.27%
Russell 2000 1,133.03 -8.90 -0.78%

Stockshakers Market Close update Monday 08-11-2014 Chartnado

 

Small-cap stocks lead the way to second day of gains in the U.S. markets

 
S&P 500 1,936.92 +5.33 +0.28%
DOW 30 16,569.98 +16.05 +0.10%
NASDAQ 4,401.33 +30.43 +0.70%
Russell 2000 1,141.93 +10.58 +0.94%

 

Sad news about the death of Robin Williams.

Stockshakers Market Close update Friday 08-08-2014 Chartnado

Friday the U.S. Equities markets were like a breath of fresh air and caught a bid.
Some buyers showed back up on lower than average volume.
PCLN Reports before the open Monday and can move 100 points in the blink of an eye so it will be interesting to see how this Chartnado looks Monday.

Earnings Preview for the week of August 11 – 15  some of the companies reporting include:
Monday:
Pre Market – SYY, DF, PCLN, HE, HPT, CACQ, WAC, MNKD, GOGO
After Hours – CZR, HTHT, MTZ, VTR, CVG, NUAN, RAX, MR, NOR, TTEC, TRAK, SKH
Tuesday:
Pre Market – CST, VAL, FLO, TW, AER, SOL, KATE
After Hours – URS, FOSL, KING, CREE, JDSU, VSAT, JKHY, HMIN, LQ, MYGN, FTD
Wednesday:
Pre Market – DE, M, AIT, PF, CSIQ, CAE, SEAS, IOC, ARES
After Hours – CSCO, SPTN, ANW, NTAP, VIPS, NTES, EXXI, IAG, SCAI, PAAS, SLW, WX, NDLS, AZPN,
OCLR, RMAX, YUME, XONE
Thursday:
Pre Market – WMT, KSS, AAP, PRGO, PWE, BGG, DANG, RRGB, GK, LRN
After Hours – JWN, JCP, AMAT, A, ADSK, SINA, EXTR, WB, PCTY
Friday:
Pre Market – JD, EL

 
S&P 500 1,931.59 +22.02 +1.15%
DOW 30 16,553.93 +185.66 +1.13%
NASDAQ 4,370.90 +35.93 +0.83%
Russell 2000 1,131.35 +11.59 +1.04%

 

Selected ATH’s today: PBYI BRK/B SBAC AMT THI AIRM UEIC EEFT CORE TMST RSG DKL LGP JMEI LEAF XRS SPBC SXC TOUR SGC ZEN PFNX

Stockshakers Market Close update Thursday 08-07-2014

U.S. Equities markets were under pressure Thursday.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is officially negative on a year-to-date basis. It is down about 1% for the year, but the Nasdaq
and S&P 500 are holding their own in positive territory. For the year, the Nasdaq is up about 4.2%, while the S&P 500 is up about
3.9%.
SPX closed below the 100 DMA for the first time in quite some time.
The weekly jobless claims number was encouraging, as it showed 289,000 new claims versus the 305,000 that economists had expected.
This is good news for workers, and it was definitely a plus to see that number move back below 300,000.

S&P 500 1,909.57 -10.67 -0.56%
DOW 30 16,368.27 -75.07 -0.46%
NASDAQ 4,334.97 -20.08 -0.46%
Russell 2000 1,119.76 -5.79 -0.51%

TRIN above 2 close

TRIN above 2 close

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR) said the FDA has verbally confirmed they have modified the full clinical hold  placed on the TKM-Ebola Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to a partial clinical hold. This action enables the potential use of TKM-Ebola in individuals infected with Ebola virus.

 

The $TRIN closed above 2 which indicates oversold conditions.

 

 

Stockshakers Market Close update Wednesday 08-06-2014

 

Wednesdays Stock market trading action was subdued.
Stockshakers took the Spy trades as hedges and traded the swings up and down several times.

 

S&P 500 1,920.24 +0.03 unch
DOW 30 16,443.34 +13.87 +0.08%
NASDAQ 4,355.05 +2.21 +0.05%
Russell 2000 1,125.55 +3.99 +0.36%

Cutting long positions when the profits are available. TSLA Options paid off today.

 

 

Stockshakers Market Close update Tuesday 08-05-2014

The Dow spent the entire session in the red primarily due to fears over Russia mobilizing troops along Ukraine’s eastern border overshadowed a pair of upbeat economic reports. At the lowest point of the day the DOW was off nearly 200 points, before inching back to down 140 points at the close. This is the 2nd triple- digit decline in the past 4 sessions.
S&P 500 1,920.21 -18.78 -0.97%
DOW 30 16,429.47 -139.81 -0.84%
NASDAQ 4,352.84 -31.05 -0.71%
Russell 2000 1,121.56 -3.26 -0.%

 

Hedges are in place, stay prepared for anything at all times and keep stops tight on any long positions.

Stockshakers Market Close update Monday 08-04-2014

Bounce Back to the 50-Day
Buyers returned to the markets today.
Energy led all sectors lower last week with a -4% drubbing.
In todays trading the Energy sector bested the broad market 2-to-1.
the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) is the only index still above its 50-day.
S&P 500 1,938.99 +13.84 +0.72%
DOW 30 16,569.28 +75.91 +0.46%
NASDAQ 4,383.89 +31.25 +0.72%
Russell 2000 1,124.82 +9.96 +0.89%

Stockshakers Market Close update Friday 08-01-2014

Not the easiest thing to sit through when a market changes complexion.
Sad to see the Dow erase the entire years gains and now starting what may be a much bigger slide, we will know more Monday.
There was No conviction today.
No matter which way the markets move Stockshakers make money, keep your powder dry and stay hedged at all times.

 

S&P 500 1,925.15 -5.52 -0.29%
DOW 30 16,493.37 -69.93 -0.42%
NASDAQ 4,352.64 -17.13 -0.39%
Russell 2000 1,114.86 -5.21 -0.47%

Have a great weekend and take your mind off the worries of the markets and the world and relax and have some fun.
We will take on whatever comes our way Monday.