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  • Cartoonist Gary Varvel: Trump's accomplishments

    08/02/2017 2:42:07 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    The Indianapolis Star | August 1, 2017 | Gary Varvel
    Links only, per agreement with Gannett Trump's accomplishments Gary Varvel's Wall Street cartoons
  • Vanity - DOW, 22,000+...Thanks POTUS, Trump. Democrat/Republican Establishment does zilch!!!

    08/02/2017 6:47:34 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 24 replies
    Well, well, new record, DOW Jones hits 22,000+. Thanks, POTUS, DJT. Democrat & Republican Establishment, no thanks to you "Hate America" deadbeats whatsoever. Millions of Americans with positive return IRAS, etc., cheering our POTUS, Trump today and every day!!! End of story!!!
  • Is The Stock Market Crazy? No, Just Following Surging Profits, As Always

    08/02/2017 10:32:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    IBD ^ | 08/02/2017
    For months now, many investors and Wall Street analysts have wondered how the major stock market indexes can keep climbing higher into record territory when the economy is growing at a slow 2% pace. But it's really no mystery: Profits, the fuel for rising stock prices, are growing. Make no mistake, earnings are strong right now. Quoting FactSet, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday that 73% of the S&P 500 companies that had reported earnings as of last week had posted results that exceeded forecasts for both revenues and earnings. Earnings for S&P 500 companies rose 15% in the first...
  • DOWS SETS NEW RECORD as President Trump Announces US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

    06/01/2017 3:01:50 PM PDT · by davikkm · 32 replies
    The White House audience today broke out in applause when President Trump announced the United States was withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord. What a wonderful day for the American worker! The Dow Jones Industrial closed at a record high on the news today.
  • Investors Love Trump, Pushing Dow Over 21,000 Points for First Time

    03/01/2017 2:20:07 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/01/17 | Breitbart News
    Investors reacted positively from President Donald Trump’s Tuesday night address to Congress, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points Wednesday for the first time in its history. Banks, financial institutions, companies in the energy and materials sector saw huge gains as Trump reaffirmed during his speech his plans to cut taxes and push for other business-friendly policies. The Dow jumped 242 points, or 1.2 percent, to 21,055 as of 10:07 a.m. Eastern Time. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index gained 24 points, or 1 percent, to 2,387. The Nasdaq composite index added 59 points, or 1 percent, to...
  • Wall Street edges higher to give Dow 11th straight record

    02/24/2017 2:30:50 PM PST · by mandaladon · 45 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 24 Feb 2017 | Chuck Mikolajczak
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials. Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, boosted by pledges of tax reforms, reduced regulations and increased infrastructure spending. Equities were in negative territory for a majority of the trading session, however, as investors grew hesitant after recent comments from the Trump administration indicated its pro-growth policies may have a longer route to implementation. As...
  • U.S. stocks set for fresh records at the open with Dow plowing further above 20K

    01/26/2017 3:53:21 AM PST · by John W · 6 replies
    Market ^ | January 26, 2017 | Sara Sjolin
    The momentum for U.S. stocks continued on Thursday, with stock futures pointing to fresh records at the open for all three major benchmarks ahead of a spate of earnings and economic reports, including jobless claims and home sales. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 46 points, or 0.2%, to 20,049, indicating a second straight day of opening above the psychologically important 20,000 handle. The benchmark DJIA, +0.78% on Wednesday reached the milestone for the first time ever, closing up 155.80 points to 20,068.51 over optimism over President Donald Trump’s policies and a solid round of corporate earnings.
  • The Dow just hit 20,000, but half of America missed out

    01/25/2017 11:59:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 01/25/2017 | Myles Udland
    On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 20,000 for the first time. This barrier, which is more important psychologically than it is for actual investment decisions, had been in the market’s sights for over a month after the post-election rally that followed Donald Trump’s election sent stocks to new records. Unfortunately, however, many Americans missed out. Back in April 2016, Gallup conducted its latest annual poll showing that just 52% of American adults owned stocks, via either individual issues, mutual funds, or self-directed 401(k) plans. This matched the lowest ownership level in Gallup’s 19-year tracking of this measure....
  • Dow Jones Hits Record High (Exceeds 19,000 for the first time). S&P 500 and Nasdaq also hit records!

    11/22/2016 8:41:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    Townhall ^ | 11/22/2016 | Jason Hopkins
    For the first time in its 120-year history, the Dow Jones industrial average has surpassed 19,000 in intraday trading on Tuesday. Considered one of the world’s best stock market gauges, the Dow shot up 56 points in early Tuesday trading to reach a peak of 19,013.12. Most of the gains are attributed to Boeing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average just traded to the highest level in history— CNBC (@CNBC) November 22, 2016 The record breaking performance is just the latest in a streak of market indications that investors are bullish on the incoming Trump administration. The S&P also...
  • Paul Krugman’s ‘Global Recession’ Prediction Lasted as Long as He Was Asleep

    11/10/2016 8:20:46 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 6 replies
    The National Review ^ | 11/9/2016 | PAUL CROOKSTON
    Paul Krugman has already had to walk back his prediction of a global recession following Donald Trump’s presidential victory last night. His initial post on the New York Times’ website was confidently apocalyptic about the prospects of Donald Trump plunging the world into a depression: “If the question is when markets will recover, a first-pass answer is never.” He concluded by saying, “So we are very probably looking at a global recession, with no end in sight. I suppose we could get lucky somehow. But on economics, as on everything else, a terrible thing has just happened.” Markets rebounded in...
  • What was that noise about DOW futures last night?

    11/09/2016 8:31:57 AM PST · by sipow · 25 replies
    Last night once it was clear Trump was going to win, they started whining about the Dow Jones futures being down by 500+ points. I checked a bit ago and it was up 81. Now it is up 145. Looks to me like it is skyrocketing thanks to Trump!
  • RED ALERT — Get ready for a 'severe fall' in the stock market, HSBC says

    10/12/2016 6:49:29 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/12/16 | Bob Bryan
    HSBC's technical-analysis team has thrown up the ultimate warning signal. In a note to clients released Wednesday, Murray Gunn, the head of technical analysis for HSBC, said he had become on "RED ALERT" for an imminent sell-off in stocks given the price action over the past few weeks. Gunn uses a type of technical analysis called the Elliott Wave Principle, which tracks alternating patterns in the stock market to discern investors' behavior and possible next moves. In late September, Gunn said the stock market's moves looked eerily similar to those just before the 1987 stock market crash. Citi's Tom Fitzpatrick...
  • DJIA -496 (-3%)

    01/15/2016 9:47:19 AM PST · by kidd · 117 replies
    MSN ^ | 1/15/2016 12:45 (EDT) | MSN
    Opened at 16,354.33 Down 496.57 Down 3.03%
  • Dow dives 450 points, sinks below 17,000 On fears of China crash landing

    01/04/2016 9:03:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 01/04/2016 | Matt Egan
    <p>Fears of a crash landing in China's economy sent stocks diving around the world on Monday, the first trading day of the year. The global selloff was caused by a new report that showed China's manufacturing sector contracted at the end of 2015. Stocks in China fell so badly that trading was halted for the first time ever.</p>
  • Volatile Dow sheds nearly 500 points - Economic indicators suggest 'more to come'

    09/01/2015 9:39:23 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 11 replies
    WND ^ | September 1, 2015 | Jerome Corsi
    NEW YORK – On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average resumed posting losses in the hundreds of points, dropping briefly in late afternoon trading under the threshold 16,000 level. The Dow closed at 16,058.35, having rebounded from market lows, but still 469.68 points down. Canada announced Tuesday the Canadian economy shrank at an annual rate of 0.5 percent in the second quarter, following a 0.8 percent decline in the first three months of the year, qualifying as a recession. Meanwhile, China’s official manufacturing purchasing-managers index fell to 49.7 in August from 50 in July, marking its lowest level since August...

    09/01/2015 1:02:51 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 34 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 1 Sep 15 | Matt Drudge Here we go again......
  • A 1,000-point Dow drop .... How an hour of panic unfolded as markets opened

    08/24/2015 8:39:34 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 107 replies
    National Post [Canada] / Bloomberg ^ | Monday August 24, 2015 | Lu Wang
  • 5 Things Investors Shouldn’t Do Now as the Dow Plunges

    08/22/2015 7:01:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 08/22/2015 | JASON ZWEIG
    Stocks slumped world-wide this week, with U.S. and European markets off more than 5% and the Shanghai Composite Index losing more than 11%. Oil prices also skidded, dropping more than 6%. Traders feared that slowing growth in China, the devaluation of the Chinese currency and the overhang of too much debt could stifle global economic recovery. Here are five things you should know about how not to react. 1 Don't fixate on the news. The more often you update yourself on the market’s fluctuations, the more volatile and risky it will appear to you — even though short, sharp declines...
  • The Dow "Death Cross"-es For First Time In 4 Years: This is what happened last time..

    08/11/2015 8:02:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 08/11/2015 | Tyler Durden
    Just as we warned yesterday, unless the Dow can miraculously rally over 17,850, The Dow will close in a Death Cross pattern. This is the first time that the 50-day moving average crosses below the 200-day moving average since August 2011 (which was followed by a 1300 point swing from high to low in The Dow)... For the first time since Aug 2011, The Dow Death Cross'd... And this is what happened last time... After a reflexive bounce, The Dow dumped 1300 points in 4 weeks.
  • Wall St. Drops After Strong Jobs Report Spurs Fears of an Earlier Rate Increase by Fed

    03/06/2015 12:29:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    New York Times ^ | 03/06/2015
    News of a burst of hiring last month sent bond prices lower and the dollar higher in early trading on Friday, while the stock market opened lower. Apple rose 1 percent after it was announced that the company would be joining the Dow Jones industrial average, replacing AT&T. AT&T fell 1 percent. KEEPING SCORE The Dow fell 0.98 percent and the Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index was down 0.85 percent. The Nasdaq composite index dropped 0.60 percent. MORE JOBS United States employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above...