Posts Tagged ‘nonfarm payrolls.’

Nonfarm Payrolls Disappoint, Futures Down

9:00am (EST) The bears controlled much of Thursday’s session despite the bullishness in the air as they held resistance ahead of today’s important economic reports. The Dow fell 47 points, or 0.4%, to finish at 12,896.  The blue-chips traded down to 12,852 shortly after the open before bouncing back toRead more

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Bears Growling, Futures Down Sharply

9:00am (EST) The other curve ball will be Friday.  The Unemployment Rate is due out and an uptick could cause panic as investors feel the recovery could be stalling.  If the number is flat or moves lower, it will help the bulls case for higher prices.  The problem is theRead more

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Who’s the April Fool?

9:00am (EST)  We knew yesterday would be boring and the tight range the market traded in followed script.  The Dow traded within a 60 point range and lost 30 points into the close to finish at 12,319.  The S&P 500 stayed in a 5 point handle and closed at 1,325, whichRead more

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Unemployment Falls to 8.9%, Futures Mixed

9:00am (EST) Yesterday’s numbers real quick. The Dow was up 191 points and finished at 12,258.  The S&P finished at 1,331, up over 22 points while the Nasdaq closed higher by 50 points to 2,798 and broke thru the 2,800 level intra-day.  Economic news was incredible as the bulls wentRead more

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