Author: Nasdaq Futures

REUTERSTraders celebrate at the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange in New York December 31, 1997. The S&P 500 fell 1.7% on Tuesday, erasing all the gains for the year. And on Wednesday, the index fell another 0.2%. The major indices are struggling to hang onto gains as investors eye the Read More

Wikimedia Commons US stocks closed modestly lower a day after Tuesday’s selloff, while the euro extended its decline versus the dollar to record lows. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,635.64 -27.30 (-0.15%) S&P 500: 2,040.27 -3.89 (-0.19%) Nasdaq: 4,849.94 -9.85 (-0.20%) And now, the top stories on Wednesday: Stocks traded Read More

Wikimedia Commons US stocks are modestly higher after briefly falling into the red in trading on Wednesday. Just after 11:16 a.m. ET, the S&P was up 42 points, the Nasdaq was up 1 point and the Dow was up less than a point. On Tuesday, stocks erased gains for the year. The euro Read More

REUTERS US stocks tanked through the trading day on Tuesday, erasing all their gains for the year, and the dollar rallied to a 12-year high versus the euro. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,662.94 -332.78 (-1.85%) S&P 500: 2,044.17 -35.26 (-1.70%) Nasdaq: 4,859.79 -82.64 (-1.67%) And now, the top stories on Tuesday: The Read More

© Jin Lee/Bloomberg/Getty Images Under Armour Inc. signage during a news conference in New York. Since the darkest days of the financial crisis, stocks have been on an almost unconstrained tear to the top. The Nasdaq (.IXIC) has soared Read More

(Reuters) – Happy anniversary, Nasdaq. It has been 15 years since the bubble peaked on March 10, 2000, and the Nasdaq composite index <.IXIC> hit its lifetime intraday high of 5,132. Back then many of us were watching reality TV shows like “Survivor” and bidding up stocks of companies that had no earnings. The Read More

Since the darkest days of the financial crisis, stocks have been on an almost unconstrained tear to the top. The Nasdaq (NASDAQ: .IXIC) has soared 285 percent, the S&P 500 (INDEX: .SPX) is up nearly 210 percent and the Dow industrials (Dow Jones Global Indexes: .DJI) have surged 172 percent since the market bottomed on Read More

A sell-off is underway on Wall Street.  All three major indexes (^DJI), (^GSPC) ,(^IXIC) fell more than 1% in early trading as the dollar soars to new highs and oil prices fall. Yahoo Finances Michael Santoli says investors are concerned about the big moves in the U.S. dollar. “People are nervous about the pace… and Read More

FinVizDow futures Stock are lower and the dollar is surging in trading Tuesday. Near 9:50 a.m. ET, the Dow was down about 186 points, the S&P 500 was down about 20 points, and the Nasdaq was down about 54 points.  The dollar continues to surge following the rally on Friday when the jobs Read More

Market talk of a bubble and possible 2000-style crash is rampant with the Nasdaq (^IXIC) hovering around the 5000 level, but investor worries are overblown as charts suggest the uptrend will continue. Investors are an easily panicked group. The Nasdaq reached 5000 and suddenly investors are worried about a repeat of the tech-crash in 2000. Read More