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Technical Problems 1/21/15

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February 27, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1430811
The NASDAQ took a much needed breather Friday as the index fell 0.49% while the S&P 500 dropped 0.30%. Still this month was the best since October 2011 for the S&P 500 and January 2012 for the NASDAQ. The S&P 500 gained 5.5% for the month, while the ...


February 26, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1430009
All systems remain go - when there is a potential change in the outlook we'll be the first to note it but no clouds on the horizon right now. The S&P 500 fell 0.15% while the NASDAQ remains in a quite rare run here up another 0.42%. ...


February 25, 2015, 7:14 pm, 1429136
The NASDAQ barely broke it's winning streak with a 0.02% loss Wednesday to end the consecutive up days at 10. The S&P 500 was down 0.08% but this is just consolidation at this point after a big run up. New U.S. single-family home sales in January ...


February 24, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1428412
We remain in a calm and collected market. The S&P 500 gained 0.28% and the NASDAQ 0.14%. Fed Chair Janet Yellen had testimony in front of Congress and nothing was a surprise - if anything the remarks were quite dovish.Yellen's prepared remarks said no rate hike is expected ...


February 24, 2015, 7:14 pm, 1428354
Tomorrow night (Feb 25th), 8 PM EST, on my Ticker.tv channel StockJunkie, I am going to have the pleasure of interviewing James Ross, Cofounder of HedgeChatter.com.HedgeChatter is a social media analysis group that provides trade signals based on social media analysis. The company has been around for close to six ...


February 23, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1427609
The market continues in fine fashion as indexes digested some of the gains of the prior 2 weeks Monday. The S&P 500 fell 0.03% while the NASDAQ added 0.10%. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will have testimony in front of Congress the news two days so we might ...


February 20, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1426461
Friday was a good day to end a good holiday shortened week. The S&P 500 gained 0.61% and the NASDAQ 0.63%. In a "shocking deal" Greece and euro zone finance ministers reached a deal on Friday to extend the Greek bailout by four months. By "shocking" ...


February 19, 2015, 9:14 pm, 1425698
Another quiet but fruitful session as the indexes continue to work on their breakout. The S&P 500 fell 0.11% while the NASDAQ advanced 0.37%. We are kind of in a quiet period here with earnings season largely behind us and key economic reports not set to hit ...


February 18, 2015, 7:14 pm, 1424848
It was another quiet session for the markets as indexes gapped down marginally at the open and closed mixed. The S&P 500 fell 0.03% while the NASDAQ gained 0.14%. Minutes from the Fed released today were dovish.The Fed Open Market Committee January meeting minutes released showed that ...


February 17, 2015, 7:14 pm, 1424031
U.S. investors came back from the holiday to a quiet session; very small morning losses turned into very small gains by end of day. The S&P 500 gained 0.16% and the NASDAQ 0.11%. A lot of other areas of the market are also looking much better than ...