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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Wednesday after a weak overnight showing in international markets. All three major indexes got a bounce higher after the FOMC released minutes of ...
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The 5 Stocks That Dominated the Market

August 19, 2014: Markets opened higher again on Tuesday following a solid report on new home construction and tame inflation. The minutes of the latest Fed Open Market Committee (FOMC) ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 18, 2014: Markets opened higher on Monday as tensions in Ukraine appear to have eased. A boost in homebuilder confidence probably helped a little, but equities were in favor ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 15, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday but sank in the mid-morning on news that Ukraine troops were engaging with a Russian armored column. Tensions diminished in the afternoon, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 14, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday after a slightly worse-than-expected report on new claims for unemployment benefits.  U.S. export prices were higher in July and natural gas prices ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

August 13, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday after a couple of down days earlier this week. Only the basic materials sector is trading down about half an hour before ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Market

August 12, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday, took a brief turn into the green, and then settled into the red by mid-morning. Energy stocks led the decline as data ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 11, 2014: Markets opened higher Monday following a relatively quiet weekend on the geopolitical front. Semiconductors and biotechs were among the better performing sectors on a day when no ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

August 8, 2014: Markets opened higher Friday and all ten sectors were holding onto gains into the last half hour of trading. Consumer discretionary, energy, and utilities sectors performed best ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

August 7, 2014: Stocks making new 52-week lows today included the following four firms. Coupons.com Inc. (NYSE: COUP) saw shares fall to a new 52-week low of $14.90 after posting ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed Down the Market

August 7, 2014: Markets opened higher Thursday but the thrill was gone by mid-morning when equities turned south and never came back. Only the utilities sector was able to stay ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Markets

August 6, 2014: Markets opened lower Wednesday morning on overnight weakness in foreign markets. There was little economic data published today and the three major indexes traded in (barely) positive ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 4, 2014: Markets opened higher Monday morning on the strength of technology and consumer discretionary stocks. There was no economic data published today and the Dow 30 blue chips ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Markets

July 31, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following a nearly flat close on Wednesday. Markets opened lower and slipped even more throughout the day, but it’s difficult to blame ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held Back the Dow

July 29, 2014: Markets opened higher on Wednesday after a very solid first estimate on second quarter GDP and some strong earnings reports. The FOMC announcement continued the tapering but ...
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