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Finance Roundtable

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Trader Mike


June 29, 2016, 7:15 pm, 1649655
Remember when CNBC told us for 2 weeks that Brexit was going to lead to the end of humanity as we knew it? Well the stock market finished today nearly where it was 7 trading days ago. The zombies that came out to eat us alive are confused, ...


June 28, 2016, 9:15 pm, 1649330
Indexes gapped up sharply at the open, and stayed firmly in the green all day with a round of buying into the close. The S&P 500 gained 1.78% and the NASDAQ 2.12%. In case you haven't noticed, it's been pretty volatile out there the past week. ...


June 27, 2016, 7:15 pm, 1648981
Indexes gapped down, continued to sell off for the first 90 minutes of the session, then maintained a highly negative posture the rest of the day. The S&P 500 fell 1.81% while the NASDAQ sunk 2.41%. The zombies have yet to dig down to our server, and ...


June 24, 2016, 7:15 pm, 1648366
Markets were caught wrong footed Friday as just about all signals were projecting a "Remain" vote rather than a "Brexit". Thus indexes gapped down sharply and were deep in the red all day - the S&P 500 fell 3.59% and the NASDAQ 4.12%. On a percentage basis ...


June 23, 2016, 7:15 pm, 1648024
If you believe the stock market as a good predictor of the future, than the Brexit is not going to happen. U.S. indexes shot up at the open and rallied into the close as many believe the "Stay" camp will prevail. The S&P 500 gained 1.34% and the ...


June 22, 2016, 9:15 pm, 1647724
Indexes were mildly positive to start the day but some selling hit in the afternoon as some traders surely took money off the table ahead of the Brexit vote. The S&P 500 fell 0.17% and the NASDAQ 0.22%. Existing home sales rose 1.8% in May to an ...


June 21, 2016, 11:15 pm, 1647361
Indexes had slight gains as most will be sitting on their hands ahead of Thursday's Brexit vote. The S&P 500 gained 0.27% and the NASDAQ 0.14%. "I think we're all waiting for Brexit to happen and not have it be a catastrophic event," said Art Hogan, ...


June 20, 2016, 9:15 pm, 1647003
U.S. indexes gapped up at the open and stayed relatively firm all session as "Brexit" worries seemed to fall a bit. The S&P 500 gained 0.58% and NASDAQ 0.77%. So Bradgelina is back again! The U.K. is set to vote Thursday on whether to leave the European Union. ...


June 17, 2016, 9:15 pm, 1646430
Indexes were in the red all day with Apple (AAPL) and the biotechs weighing down the NASDAQ. The S&P 500 dropped 0.32% and the NASDAQ 0.92%. The U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union is scheduled for next Thursday. "The reality is markets ...


June 16, 2016, 7:15 pm, 1646110
Indexes opened down but rallied once European indexes closed. The S&P 500 gained 0.31% and the NASDAQ 0.21%. We won't talk about Brexit today in light of the dour news overseas. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron stating that all campaigning around the ...