Posts Tagged ‘S&P Volatility Index’

Bears Win April as S&P, Nasdaq Slip

:00am (EST) The bulls had a chance to turn April into a winning month but failed to hold their momentum following last week’s 4-day rally. The Dow fell 15 points, or 0.1%, to close at 13,213.  The blue-chips actually added a point for the month but traded in the redRead more

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Bulls Rebound, Clear Support

9:00am (EST) The market soared on Tuesday after better-than-expected earnings here at home while Spain’s bond auction attracted some interest.  This lead to an extended rally as the bulls recovered the first wave of support while pushing resistance. The Dow gained 194 points, or 1.5%, to close at 13,115.  TheRead more

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Bulls Having Trouble at Resistance

9:00am (EST) The market ended mixed on Monday as the Dow held its gains while the S&P and Nasdaq finished in the red but off their lows for the day.  This doesn’t sound too bad on the surface but the major averages are forming some awful bearish charts so let’sRead more

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Nasdaq Down Nearly 2%

1:05pm (EST) The bears are cracking support and the VIX is popping as mixed economic news and a Fed hangover continue to hamper the market. Before the bell, the ADP Employment Change numbers failed to lift futures although they came in better-than-expected.  The report showed that 209,000 jobs were createdRead more

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Market Pulls Back as Bears Attack

9:00am (EST) The bears made some noise yesterday after hearing the Fed turned its back on the bulls with the release of the latest FOMC minutes.  Ben Bernanke provided some enthusiasm last Monday when Wall Street took some of his words as though there would be one last round ofRead more

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