October 20, 2021

October 20, 2021

Stocks extended gains today as investors eyed a batch of stronger-than-expected earnings results and a new record for bitcoin.

 

Dow Jones finished +152 at 35,609

S&P 500 finished +17 at 4,536

NASDAQ finished -7 at 15,121

 

The 10 Year Treasury closed up 2 basis points yielding 1.65%

Oil prices closed up $1.29 ending at $84.25 a barrel.

Gold prices closed up $15.50 ending at $1,786 an ounce.

 

In the days’ stock news:

 

  • Pinterest closed up more than 12% following a Bloomberg News report that said PayPal may acquire Pinterest. PayPal shares fell 4.9%.
  • ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF closed up 3.2% in its second day of trading as the price of bitcoin rallied to an all-time high. The fund tracks contracts speculating on the future price of bitcoin.

Daily Updates

May 17, 2022.

U.S. stocks closed up today as the market bounced back...

May 16, 2022.

U.S. stocks closed lower today with equities resuming a downward...

May 11, 2022.

U.S. stocks dropped sharply today as investors digested a key...

Monthly Updates

Worst Monthly S.

At the end of March, the S&P 500 was down...

Worst Quarter i.

After back-to-back down months to start the year, March began...

Ukraine Tension.

February is the only month of the year that has,...

Stay up to date with our newsletter