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Dow Jones down -6.90%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,128.17 on Thursday with a loss of 1,861.82 points or -6.90%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,002.10 for a loss of 188.04 points or -5.89%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,492.73 for a loss of 527.62 points or -5.27%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 40.78 for a gain of 13.21 points or 47.91%.

Thursday’s Market Movers

U.S. indexes ended lower Thursday after selling in equities. Investors were concerned over coronavirus infections with the number of infected individuals increasing to over 2 million. Investors also appeared to be taking some gains from

77 Views    Julie Young    2020-06-11 21:41
Guru's top buys and sells

Richard Snow (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Snow Capital Management, has released his portfolio for the first quarter of 2020. The guru reduced his holdings of Dow Inc. (DOW) and Kohl's Corp. (KSS), added to his holdings of Facebook Inc. (FB) and Laboratory Corp of America Holdings (LH) and bought into Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN).

Snow looks for companies that are financially strong, but with stock prices that have been depressed due to temporary or intermediate term difficulties. Snow relies on extensive research to determine the probability of a solution, gain confidence in the company's ability to survive

287 Views    Graham Griffin    2020-05-22 21:04
If structural changes are completed, the sum of the parts may be greater than the value of the whole

As we know, GuruFocus keeps us posted on what the investing giants, the gurus, are up to in managing their portfolios and funds. One of the tools it provides for tracking the gurus is the S&P 500 screener, which aggregates all the buys, sells and holdings in one large table.

On May 12, the company at the top of the buy list on the screener was DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD), a company selling at a significant discount, as shown in this 10-year chart:

GuruFocus Dupont 10 year price chart

Its price began falling in

505 Views    Robert Abbott    2020-05-12 21:13
Nasdaq has a gain of 1.66% for the year

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,331.32 on Friday with a gain of 455.43 points or 1.91%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,929.80 for a gain of 48.61 points or 1.69%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,121.32 for a gain of 141.66 points or 1.58%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 27.98 for a loss of 3.46 points or -11.01%.

For the week, the Nasdaq gained 6%, the S&P 500 gained 3.4% and the Dow Jones gained 2.5%. For the year, the Nasdaq has a gain of 1.66%, the S&P 500 is down 9.32% and the Dow Jones

58 Views    Julie Young    2020-05-08 21:41
Private sector down 20.236 million payrolls in April

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,664.64 on Wednesday with a loss of 218.45 points or -0.91%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,848.42 for a loss of 20.02 points or -0.70%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,854.39 for a gain of 45.27 points or 0.51%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 33.98 for a gain of 0.37 points or 1.10%.

Wednesday’s market movers

Stocks closed mostly lower with the ADP private sector employment report showing a decrease in payrolls of 20.236 million in April. Coronavirus cases increased to over 1,220,200. Meanwhile, states continued reopening plans. President Trump said

75 Views    Julie Young    2020-05-06 20:52
S&P 500 down 4.41%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 20,943.51 on Wednesday with a loss of 973.65 points or -4.44%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,470.50 for a loss of 114.09 points or -4.41%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,360.58 for a loss of 339.52 points or -4.41%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 57.07 for a gain of 3.53 points or 6.59%.

Wednesday’s market movers

U.S. indexes started the new month with a loss. President Trump issued a new warning on the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting the potential for 240,000 deaths. Florida’s governor also announced statewide restrictions. The nation’s infection count

66 Views    Julie Young    2020-04-01 21:08
Dow Jones gains 2.39%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,200.55 on Wednesday with a gain of 495.64 points or 2.39%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,475.56 for a gain of 28.23 points or 1.15%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7384.30 for a loss of 33.56 points or -0.45%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 63.95 for a gain of 2.28 points or 3.70%.

Wednesday’s market movers

U.S. indexes closed higher for a second day in a row. Investors were optimistic over the agreement of a $2 trillion stimulus package from Congress. The stimulus package is expected to include checks of up

27 Views    Julie Young    2020-03-26 14:14
S&P 500 gains 6.00%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,237.38 on Tuesday with a gain of 1,048.86 points or 5.20%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,529.19 for a gain of 143.06 points or 6.00%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,334.78 for a gain of 430.19 points or 6.23%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 75.91 for a loss of 6.78 points or -8.20%.

Tuesday’s market movers

U.S. stocks rebounded Tuesday, though coronavirus affects continued. The infection count in the U.S. increased to over 5,500. The New York City mayor warned residents that a quarantine may be announced.

The U.S. airline industry

64 Views    Julie Young    2020-03-18 14:24
S&P 500 down -9.43%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,200.62 on Thursday with a loss of 2352.60 points or -9.99%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,480.64 for a loss of 260.74 points or -9.51%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,201.80 for a loss of 750.25 points or -9.43%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 75.47 for a gain of 21.57 points or 40.02%.

Thursday’s market movers

U.S. indexes closed further in bear market territory after ending an 11-year bull market run on Wednesday. Stock trading was halted again for the second time in recent days due to market declines. The Dow

58 Views    Julie Young    2020-03-13 14:21
S&P 500 down 4.89%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,553.22 on Wednesday with a loss of 1,464.94 points or -5.86%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,741.38 for a loss of 140.85 points or -4.89%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,952.05 for a loss of 392.20 points or -4.70%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 53.90 for a gain of 6.60 points or 13.95%.

Wednesday’s market movers

U.S. indexes ended their 11-year bull market run, falling 20% from their most recent peak into a bear market for the first time since 2009. Investors sold stocks on Wednesday with concerns over the economic

523 Views    Julie Young    2020-03-11 22:13
S&P 500 down 7.60%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,851.02 on Monday with a loss of 2,013.76 points or 7.79%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,746.56 for a loss of 225.81 points or -7.60%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,950.68 for a loss of 624.94 points or -7.29%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 55.40 for a gain of 13.46 points or 32.09%.

Monday’s market movers

Stocks fell Monday with halted trading due to the levels of decline. The number of coronavirus infections continued to increase. New York state surpassed Washington in the infection count with approximately 142. In New

195 Views    Julie Young    2020-03-09 20:48
S&P 500 down 4.42%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,766.64 on Thursday with a loss of 1,190.95 or -4.42%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,978.76 for a loss of 137.63 points or -4.42%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,566.48 for a loss of 414.29 points or -4.61%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 37.73 for a gain of 10.17 points or 36.90%.

Thursday’s market movers

U.S. indexes moved into correction territory, falling approximately 10% from recent peaks as investors continued to worry about coronavirus risks. In California, a man contracted the virus with no known contacts or international travel. The president

54 Views    Julie Young    2020-02-27 21:53
S&P 500 down 0.38%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,957.59 on Wednesday with a loss of 123.77 points or -0.46%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,116.39 for a loss of 11.82 points or -0.38%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,980.77 for a gain of 15.16 points or 0.17%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 27.56 for a loss of 0.29 points or -1.04%.

Wednesday’s market movers

Investors remained focus on the coronavirus as the number of people infected continued to increase and the Center for Disease Control commented on risks. The CDC said there was a risk of a more widespread

18 Views    Julie Young    2020-02-27 14:58
S&P 500 down 0.29%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 29,232.19 on Tuesday with a loss of 165.89 points or -0.56%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,370.29 for a loss of 9.87 points or -0.29%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,732.74 for a gain of 1.57 points or 0.02%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 14.83 for a gain of 1.15 points or 8.41%.

Tuesday's market movers

U.S. indexes started the shortened week lower after a warning from Apple Inc. on coronavirus affects. The company announced it was likely to miss quarterly earnings guidance due to lower sales primarily in China. In

431 Views    Julie Young    2020-02-18 22:28
S&P 500 down 0.16%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 29,423.31 on Thursday with a loss of 128.11 points or -0.43%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,373.94 for a loss of 5.51 points or -0.16%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,711.97 for a loss of 13.99 points or -0.14%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 14.15 for a gain of 0.41 points or 2.98%.

Thursday’s market movers

U.S. indexes ended a three-day rally as investors returned to concerns over affects from the coronavirus. News reported that another 15,000 people have been infected.

On the earnings calendar:

  • Nvidia (NVDA): Revenue of $3.11
33 Views    Julie Young    2020-02-13 22:36
Nasdaq up 5.3% for the year

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 29,102.51 on Friday with a loss of 277.26 points or -0.94%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,327.71 for a loss of 18.07 points or -0.54%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,520.51 for a loss of 51.64 points or -0.54%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 15.47 for a gain of 0.51 points or 3.41%.

For the week, the Nasdaq gained 4%, the S&P 500 gained 3.2% and the Dow Jones gained 3%. For the year, the Nasdaq is up 5.3%, the S&P 500 has a gain of 2.1% and the Dow Jones

310 Views    Julie Young    2020-02-07 23:06
S&P 500 up 1.13%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 29,290.85 on Wednesday with a gain of 483.22 points or 1.68%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,334.69 for a gain of 37.10 points or 1.13%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,508.68 for a gain of 40.71 points or 0.43%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 15.15 for a loss of 0.90 points or -5.61%.

Wednesday’s market movers

U.S. indexes closed higher on Wednesday for the third day. President Trump gave a strong state of the union address Tuesday night. The Senate also announced an acquittal in the President’s impeachment trial.

On

28 Views    Julie Young    2020-02-06 14:49
S&P 500 up 1.50%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 28,807.63 on Tuesday with a gain of 407.82 points or 1.44%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,297.59 for a gain of 48.67 points or 1.50%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,467.97 for a gain of 194.57 points or 2.10%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 16.05 for a loss of 1.92 points or -10.68%.

Tuesday’s market movers

U.S. indexes reported another day of gains Tuesday. Investors were optimistic about the U.S. economy, but remained on watch for affects of the coronavirus’ spreading on the Chinese economy.

On the earnings calendar:

  • Disney
30 Views    Julie Young    2020-02-05 14:53
S&P 500 down 1.0% in January

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 28,256.03 on Friday with a loss of 603.41 points or -2.09%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,225.52 for a loss of 58.14 points or -1.77%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,150.94 for a loss of 148.00 points or -1.59%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 18.84 for a gain of 3.35 points or 21.63%.

For the week, the Dow Jones lost 2.5%, the S&P 500 was down 2.1% and the Nasdaq reported a loss of 1.8%. For the month and year to date, the Nasdaq reported a gain of 0.6%, the S&P

259 Views    Julie Young    2020-01-31 22:05
S&P 500 down 0.09%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 28,734.45 on Wednesday with a gain of 11.60 points or 0.04%. The S&P 500 closed at 3,273.40 for a loss of 2.84 points or -0.09%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 9,275.16 for a gain of 5.48 points or 0.06%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 16.39 for a gain of 0.11 points or 0.68%.

Wednesday’s market movers

The Federal Reserve’s January meeting and corporate earnings were in focus for the day. The Fed left the federal funds rate unchanged at 1.5% to 1.75%. No major changes to its policy framework were reported,

42 Views    Julie Young    2020-01-30 15:20

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