Daily Market Updates

June 19, 2020

Stocks opened higher this morning but spent the day going in and out of positive territory with the NASDAQ being the only major index to finish up. In economic news, housing starts came in lower than the expected 1.1 million.   Dow Jones -209 at 25,871 S&P 500 -18 at 3,098 NASDAQ  +3 at 9,946   The 10 Year Treasury closed flat yielding 0.70% Oil prices closed up $0.73 ending at $39.57… Read More ›


June 17, 2020

Stocks opened higher for a second straight morning but spent the day going in and out of positive territory, with the NASDAQ being the only major index to finish in positive territory.   Dow Jones  -170 at 26,120 S&P 500 -11 at 3,113 NASDAQ +15 at 9,911   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 2 basis points yielding 0.73% Oil prices closed down $0.80 ending at $37.58 a barrel Gold prices closed… Read More ›


June 16, 2020

Stocks opened higher this morning and continued that trend all day with every major index finishing about 2% higher. In economic news, retail sales rebound 17.7% in May, its largest one-month gain in history.   Dow Jones +527 at 26,290 S&P 500 +58 at 3,125 NASDAQ +170 at 9,896   The 10 Year Treasury closed up 5 basis points yielding 0.76% Oil prices closed up $0.97 ending at $38.09 a barrel Gold… Read More ›


June 12, 2020

The markets opened higher but spent the day going in and out of positive territory after the CDC said states may need to re-implement strict social distancing rules if the number of new cases increases dramatically.   Dow Jones +477 at 25,606 S&P 500 +39 at 3,041 NASDAQ +96 at 9,589   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 5 basis points yielding 0.70% Oil prices closed up $0.09 ending at $36.43 a… Read More ›


June 10,2020

Stocks finished the day mixed, with the NASDAQ ending over 10,000 for the first time in history. In economic news, mortgage demand has risen 13% annually despite rising rates.   Dow Jones -282 at 26,990 S&P 500 -17 at 3,190 NASDAQ +67 at 10,020   The 10 Year Treasury closed down 8 basis points yielding 0.75% Oil prices closed up $0.22 ending at $39.16 a barrel Gold prices closed up $26 ending… Read More ›