• Markets Right Now: US stocks open higher; banks gain

    14 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:40 a.m.
    Stocks are opening slightly higher in the U.S., led by gains in big banks and energy companies.
    The Dow Jones industrial average is up 94 points, or 0.4 percent, to 24,890, boosted by early gains in Exxon and Goldman Sachs. Financial stocks are rising in tandem with interest rates.
    Record exports helped cut the U.S. trade deficit in April, but the deficit is still up 11.5 percent so far this year compared to a year earlier despite President Trump's vow to close the gap.
    The S&P 500 was up 7 points to 2,756. The Nasdaq...
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  • Volume Dries Up For Dow Jones Industrial Average

    14 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    Market technician Dave Chojnacki of StreetOne Technical Analysis previews Wednesday's market action with an update of the underlying technicals for the major U.S. averages.
    Good economic numbers on Tuesday had equities attempting to move to the upside at the open. The Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 were moving higher in the morning, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average lagged. Once again, Techs were the stronger sector, helping to push the NDX to another closing record high of 7166. Small-caps also continued their rally as the IWM closed at a new high.
    The DJIA and SPX were choppy during the...
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