Stockshakers Market Wrap Wednesday 06-14-17

S&P 500            2,437.92        -2.43 (-0.10%)
Dow 30            21,374.56        +46.09 (+0.22%)
Nasdaq            6,194.89        -25.48 (-0.41%)
Russell 2000        1,417.57        -8.42 (-0.59%)

U.S. stocks dipped Wednesday as investors worried about weak retail sales and oil prices sank. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time in six months.

On Wednesday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 2.43 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,437.92.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 46.09 points, or 0.2 percent, to 21,374.56.
The Nasdaq composite declined 25.48 points, or 0.4 percent, to 6,194.89.
The Russell 2000 index retreated 8.41 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,417.57.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 6.15 points, or 0.3 percent.
The Dow is up 102.59 points, or 0.5 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 13.03 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 4.13 points, or 0.3 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 199.09 points, or 8.9 percent.
The Dow is up 1,611.96 points, or 8.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 811.77 points, or 15.1 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 60.44 points, or 4.5 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Tuesday 06-13-17

S&P 500        2,440.35        +10.96 (+0.45%)
Dow 30        21,328.47        +92.80 (+0.44%)
Nasdaq        6,220.37        +44.91 (+0.73%)
Russell 2000    1,425.99        +6.78 (+0.48%)

U.S. stocks bounced back to record highs Tuesday as investors put an end to a two-day drop for technology companies. Energy and consumer-focused companies also made outsize gains.
On Tuesday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index jumped 10.96 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,440.35.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 92.80 points, or 0.4 percent, to 21,328.47.
The Nasdaq composite advanced 44.90 points, or 0.7 percent, to 6,220.37.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks finished up 6.77 points, or 0.5 percent, at 1,425.98.

For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 8.58 points, or 0.4 percent.
The Dow is up 56.50 points, or 0.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 12.45 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 4.28 points, or 0.3 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 201.52 points, or 9 percent.
The Dow is up 1,565.87 points, or 7.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 837.25 points, or 15.6 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 68.85 points, or 5.1 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Monday 06-12-17

S&P 500        2,429.39        -2.38 (-0.10%)
Dow 30        21,235.67        -36.30 (-0.17%)
Nasdaq        6,175.46        -32.46 (-0.52%)
Russell 2000    1,419.21        -2.50 (-0.18%)

U.S. stock indexes slipped again Monday as technology companies, which were near record highs last week, suffered a second day of sharp losses. Investors are changing course and selling some of the best-performing stocks of the year while buying companies that have struggled.

On Monday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 2.38 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,429.39.
The Dow Jones industrial average sank 36.30 points, or 0.2 percent, to 21,235.67.
The Nasdaq composite gave up 32.45 points, or 0.5 percent, to 6,175.46.
The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks declined 2.50 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,419.21.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 190.56 points, or 8.5 percent.
The Dow is up 1,473.07 points, or 7.5 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 792.35 points, or 14.7 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 62.08 points, or 4.6 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Friday 06-09-17

S&P 500            2,431.77        -2.02 (-0.08%)
Dow 30            21,271.97        +89.44 (+0.42%)
Nasdaq            6,207.92        -113.84 (-1.80%)
Russell 2000        1,421.71        +6.10 (+0.43%)

knee-jerk reaction by investors to a Goldman Sachs memo which called the big 5 tech stocks overvalued and seems to have been the catalyst, starting the selling on Friday or the start of something bigger?

Wall Street turned in an uneven finish Friday as investors sold off shares in technology companies and bid up energy and financial stocks.
Despite the steep slide in technology stocks, the Dow Jones industrial average and the Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks hit record highs.
On Friday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 2.02 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,431.77.
The Dow added 89.44 points, or 0.4 percent, to 21,271.97.
The Nasdaq composite slid 113.85 points, or 1.8 percent, to 6,207.92.
The Russell 2000 picked up 6.09 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,421.71.

For the week:
The S&P 500 rose 7.30 points, or 0.3 percent.
The Dow rose 65.68 points, or 0.3 percent.
The Nasdaq fell 97.88 points, or 1.6 percent.
The Russell 2000 rose 16.32 points, or 1.2 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 192.94 points, or 8.6 percent.
The Dow is up 1,509.37 points, or 7.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 824.80 points, or 15.3 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 64.58 points, or 4.8 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Thursday 06-08-17

S&P 500            2,433.79        +0.65 (+0.03%)
Dow 30            21,182.53        +8.84 (+0.04%)
Nasdaq            6,321.76        +24.38 (+0.39%)
Russell 2000        1,415.61        +18.94 (+1.36%)

Stocks closed slightly higher Thursday, nudging the Nasdaq composite index to a record high.
Banks led the gainers for the second day in a row amid speculation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. The sector also got a boost as lawmakers moved to undo stricter regulations placed on banks following the 2008 financial crisis. Utilities and consumer goods companies were among the biggest decliners.

On Thursday:

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 0.65 points, or 0.03 percent, to 2,433.79.
The Dow Jones industrial average added 8.84 points, or 0.04 percent, to 21,182.53.
The Nasdaq composite gained 24.38 points, or 0.4 percent, to 6,321.76.
The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks picked up 18.94 points, or 1.4 percent, to 1,415.61.

For the week:
The S&P 500 is down 5.28 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Dow is down 23.76 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 15.97 points, or 0.3 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 10.23 points, or 0.7 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 194.96 points, or 8.7 percent.
The Dow is up 1,419.93 points, or 7.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 938.65 points, or 17.4 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 58.48 points, or 4.3 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Wednesday 06-07-17

S&P 500            2,433.14        +3.81 (+0.16%)
Dow 30            21,173.69        +37.46 (+0.18%)
Nasdaq            6,297.38        +22.32 (+0.36%)
Russell 2000        1,396.67        +1.77 (+0.13%)

U.S. stock indexes closed slightly higher Wednesday as gains in banks were partly offset by a slump in energy companies.
Crude oil prices fell sharply following an unexpected buildup in supplies last week. That sent energy stocks lower.
For the week:
The S&P 500 is down 5.93 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Dow is down 32.60 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 8.42 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 8.71 points, or 0.6 percent.
For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 194.31 points, or 8.7 percent.
The Dow is up 1,411.09 points, or 7.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 914.26 points, or 17 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 39.54 points, or 2.9 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Tuesday 06-06-17

S&P 500 2,429.33 -6.77 (-0.28%)
Dow 30 21,136.23 -47.81 (-0.23%)
Nasdaq 6,275.06 -20.62 (-0.33%)
Russell 2000 1,394.90 -1.55 (-0.11%)

Stocks closed modestly lower Tuesday for the second day in a row.
Disappointing results from several retailers weighed on the stock market. Banks and other financial companies also posted losses. Energy stocks led the gainers as crude oil prices rebounded after an early slide.

For the week:

The S&P 500 is down 9.74 points, or 0.4 percent.
The Dow is down 70.06 points, or 0.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 30.74 points, or 0.5 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 10.49 points, or 0.8 percent.

For the year:

The S&P 500 is up 190.50 points, or 8.5 percent.
The Dow is up 1,373.63 points, or 7 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 891.94 points, or 16.6 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 37.77 points, or 2.8 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Monday 06-05-17

S&P 500        2,436.10        -2.97 (-0.12%)
Dow 30        21,184.04        -22.25 (-0.10%)
Nasdaq        6,295.68        -10.12 (-0.16%)
Russell 2000    1,396.45        -8.94 (-0.64%)

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 197.27 points, or 8.8 percent.
The Dow is up 1,421.44 points, or 7.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 912.57 points, or 17 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 39.32 points, or 2.9 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Friday 06-02-17

S&P 500 2,439.07 +9.01 (+0.37%)
Dow 30 21,206.29 +62.11 (+0.29%)
Nasdaq 6,305.80 +58.97 (+0.94%)
Russell 2000 1,405.39 +9.33 (+0.67%)

Stockshakers Market Wrap Thursday 06-01-17

S&P 500 2,430.06 +18.26 (+0.76%)
Dow 30 21,144.18 +135.53 (+0.65%)
Nasdaq 6,246.83 +48.31 (+0.78%)
Russell 2000 1,396.06 +25.85 (+1.89%)