Stockshakers Market Wrap Friday 06-23-17

S&P 500        2,438.30        +3.80 (+0.16%)
Dow 30        21,394.76        -2.53 (-0.01%)
Nasdaq        6,265.25        +28.56 (+0.46%)
Russell 2000    1,414.78        +10.24 (+0.73%)

U.S. stock indexes nudged higher Friday after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.
On Friday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 3.80 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,438.30.
The Dow Jones industrial average dipped 2.53 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 21,394.76.
The Nasdaq composite gained 28.56, or 0.5 percent, to 6,265.25.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks rose 10.24, or 0.7 percent, to 1,414.78.

For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 5.15 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Dow is up 10.48 points, or less than 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 113.49 points, or 1.8 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 8.05 points, or 0.6 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 199.47 points, or 8.9 percent.
The Dow is up 1,632.16 points, or 8.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 882.13 points, or 16.4 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 57.65 points, or 4.2 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Thursday 06-22-17

S&P 500 2,434.50 -1.11 (-0.05%)
Dow 30 21,397.29 -12.74 (-0.06%)
Nasdaq 6,236.69 +2.74 (+0.04%)
Russell 2000 1,404.54 +5.29 (+0.38%)

U.S. stock indexes held steady Thursday after the price of oil took at least a temporary break from its sharp slide.
Energy stocks fell again, but not by nearly as much as earlier in the week, after crude rose for the first time in four days. Big gains for health care stocks also helped to offset losses for financial companies and other areas of the market, leaving indexes close to flat.

On Thursday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index edged down by 1.11 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 2,434.50.
The Dow Jones industrial average dipped 12.74, or 0.1 percent, to 21,397.29.
The Nasdaq composite rose 2.73 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 6,236.69.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks rose 5.28, or 0.4 percent, to 1,404.54.

For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 1.35 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Dow is up 13.01 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 84.93 points, or 1.4 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 2.19 points, or 0.2 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 195.67 points, or 8.7 percent.
The Dow is up 1,634.69 points, or 8.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 853.57 points, or 15.9 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 47.41 points, or 3.5 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Wednesday 06-21-17

S&P 500        2,435.61        -1.42 (-0.06%)
Dow 30        21,410.03        -57.11 (-0.27%)
Nasdaq        6,233.95        +45.92 (+0.74%)
Russell 2000    1,399.25        -3.72 (-0.27%)

Energy stocks dove again on Wednesday as oil dropped to its lowest price since last summer. Gains for health care and technology stocks helped hem in losses for broader market indexes.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dipped 1.42 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,435.61.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 57.11, or 0.3 percent, to 21,410.03.
The Nasdaq composite rose 45.92, or 0.7 percent, to 6,233.95.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks fell 3.71, or 0.3 percent, to 1,399.25.

For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 2.46 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Dow is up 25.75 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 82.19 points, or 1.3 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 7.47 points, or 0.5 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 196.78 points, or 8.8 percent.
The Dow is up 1,647.43 points, or 8.3 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 850.84 points, or 15.8 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 42.12 points, or 3.1 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Tuesday 06-20-17

S&P 500        2,437.03        -16.43 (-0.67%)
Dow 30        21,467.14        -61.85 (-0.29%)
Nasdaq        6,188.03        -50.98 (-0.82%)
Russell 2000    1,402.97        -15.11 (-1.07%)

U.S. stock indexes retreated from their record heights Tuesday after a slump in the price of oil weighed on energy companies.
On Tuesday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 16.43 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,437.03.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 61.85 points, or 0.3 percent, to 21,467.14.
The Nasdaq composite lost 50.98 points, or 0.8 percent, to 6,188.03.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks fell 15.11, or 1.1 percent, to 1,402.97.

For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 3.88 points, or 0.2 percent.
The Dow is up 82.86 points, or 0.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 36.27 points, or 0.6 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 3.76 points, or 0.3 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 198.20 points, or 8.9 percent.
The Dow is up 1,704.54 points, or 8.6 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 804.91 points, or 15 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 45.84 points, or 3.4 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Monday 06-19-17

S&P 500        2,453.46        +20.31 (+0.83%)
Dow 30        21,528.99        +144.71 (+0.68%)
Nasdaq        6,239.01        +87.25 (+1.42%)
Russell 2000    1,418.08        +11.33 (+0.81%)

Apple and other big-name technology stocks got back to their winning ways Monday and helped drive U.S. indexes once again to record heights.

On Monday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 20.31 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2,453.46.
The Dow Jones industrial average added 144.71 points, or 0.7 percent, to 21,528.99.
The Nasdaq composite jumped 87.25 points, or 1.4 percent, to 6,239.01.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks rose 11.35 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,418.08.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 214.63 points, or 9.6 percent.
The Dow is up 1,766.39 points, or 8.9 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 855.90 points, or 15.9 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 60.95 points, or 4.5 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Friday 06-16-17

S&P 500            2,433.14        +0.68 (+0.03%)
Dow 30            21,384.42        +24.52 (+0.11%)
Nasdaq            6,151.76        -13.74 (-0.22%)
Russell 2000        1,406.73        -3.34 (-0.24%)

Amazon’s $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods sent grocery stores, big retailers, and food makers and distributors plunging Friday. Energy companies rose while other stocks were little changed.

On Friday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 0.69 points to 2,433.15.
The Dow Jones industrial average added 24.38 points, or 0.1 percent, to 21,384.28.
The Nasdaq composite dipped 13.74 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,151.76.
The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks skidded 3.36 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,406.73.

For the week:
The S&P 500 rose 1.38 points, or 0.1 percent.
The Dow jumped 112.31 points, or 0.5 percent.
The Nasdaq lost 56.16 points, or 0.9 percent.
The Russell 2000 fell 14.98 points, or 1.1 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 194.32 points, or 8.7 percent.
The Dow is up 1,621.68 points, or 8.2 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 768.64 points, or 14.3 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 49.60 points, or 3.7 percent.

Stockshakers Market Wrap Thursday 06-15-17

S&P 500        2,432.46        -5.46 (-0.22%)
Dow 30        21,359.90        -14.66 (-0.07%)
Nasdaq        6,165.50        -29.39 (-0.47%)
Russell 2000    1,410.08        -7.49 (-0.53%)

U.S. stocks fell Thursday as technology firms and small companies skidded. Investors bought high-dividend stocks, which pulled the market away from steeper losses.
On Thursday:
The Standard & Poor’s 500 index declined 5.46 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,432.46.
The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 14.66 points, or 0.1 percent, to 21,359.90.
The Nasdaq composite sank 29.39 points, or 0.5 percent, to 6,165.50.
The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks retreated 7.49 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,410.08.

For the week:
The S&P 500 is up 0.69 points, or less than 0.1 percent.
The Dow is up 87.93 points, or 0.4 percent.
The Nasdaq is down 42.42 points, or 0.7 percent.
The Russell 2000 is down 11.62 points, or 0.8 percent.

For the year:
The S&P 500 is up 193.63 points, or 8.6 percent.
The Dow is up 1,597.30 points, or 8.1 percent.
The Nasdaq is up 782.38 points, or 14.5 percent.
The Russell 2000 is up 52.95 points, or 3.9 percent.

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.