Category Archives: Energy

U.S. stocks fall further on Tuesday

U.S. stocks were down again for the second straight day this week, although the declines on Tuesday were more pronounced than on Monday.

Posted in Bonds, Energy, Global, Japan

Stocks mostly flat Wednesday but bond prices go higher

For the third time this week, the S&P 500 tried and failed to hold above its January 15 high.

Posted in Energy, Housing

Stocks, bonds little changed for the week; commodities gain

The Dow Jones Industrials and S&P 500 drifted lower Friday and for the week, on questions of monetary policy and a spate of weaker economic news – possibly on account of the weather.

Posted in Commodities, Energy, Federal Reserve, Housing

Stocks end mostly higher but indexes are mixed

The major U.S. averages were widely mixed but stock prices mostly higher on Tuesday after reopening following the Presidents’ Day holiday.

Posted in Energy, Housing, Japan

Stocks lower but bonds, commodities gain

Stock prices were lower across the globe on Tuesday, ending a two-day rally.

Posted in China, Commodities, Energy

Stock prices rise in pre-Thanksgiving trading

Stock prices rose on Wednesday, led once again by tech stocks.

Posted in Consumer Confidence, Energy, Jobs, Leading Indicators, Purchasing Managers' Index

Iran deal buoys global stocks

A tentative agreement that would ease economic sanctions against Iran in exchange for limits on its nuclear program helped raise stock prices around the world on Monday, although U.S. stocks lost their momentum late in the session.

Posted in Energy, Europe, Housing, Japan

Dow Jones Industrial Average breaches 16000 but cannot hold it

Stocks opened higher on Monday, boosting the Dow and S&P 500 to new milestones before weakening later in the session and closing mostly lower.

Posted in China, Energy, Housing, Stocks

Stocks mixed as Fed economists call for more stimulus

The main U.S. stock market indexes were widely mixed on Wednesday, ahead of Thursday’s report on third quarter GDP.

Posted in Energy, Europe, Federal Reserve, Leading Indicators

Stocks fall on Wednesday, ending five-day rally

The S&P 500 and NASDAQ fell for the first time in five days on Wednesday, but bond prices continued to move higher.

Posted in Bonds, Energy, Europe