Stock Market Today: Nasdaq Up; Could This Tech Beat Apple? When To Buy Back Bitcoin | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The Nasdaq composite edged roughly 0.3% higher in afternoon trading Friday and looks poised to stage a third up week in a row. At 7316, the tech-centered index is up nearly 0.8% for ... Continue Reading →

Nasdaq Ends Week On High Note; Big Lots Breaks Out While IBM Weighs On Dow | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The Nasdaq composite outperformed Friday in an uneventful session that saw the Dow Jones industrial lag, mostly due to weakness in IBM (IBM) and American Express (AXP), which both ... Continue Reading →

Take Profit On These Spotlight Stocks; Why Is This Base Flawed?

Several of IBD’s 16 Stock Spotlight names ended the week below buy points or in buy ranges above valid bases. About half the stocks on the list were more than 20% above breakouts, ... Continue Reading →

Futures Up, But IBM, AmEx Blunt Dow’s Gains; Bitcoin Extends Rebound | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stock futures managed tight gains Friday, as early earnings reports and the rising possibility of a federal shut down kept investor optimism in check. XNasdaq 100 futures rose 0.3% ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Nasdaq Up; Auto Chip Stock Breaks Out; Why Apple Is Still In A Buy Zone | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The stock market showed it’s being stingy with its losses following Wednesday’s dramatic rebound. The Nasdaq composite, the top index in 2017, jumped off its mild intraday ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Eases As Bitcoin Rebounds; Boeing, GE Weigh On Dow | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Modest losses for the major stock indexes Thursday was a perfectly fine performance for the bulls, especially in light of Wednesday’s strong gains. Meanwhile, several top-rated ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Mixed As This Sector Provides Some Buoyancy | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks were mixed Thursday afternoon as semiconductor stocks extended a rally and gave the tech sector some  relative strength. X Chip stocks helped the Nasdaq composite climb 0.2%. ... Continue Reading →

Premarket Mixed, Wal-Mart Paces Dow; This Big Chip Name In Buy Range | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Premarket trade on Thursday showed stock futures sticking close to Wednesday’s closing levels, as analyst actions and earnings news factored into early action. XFutures for ... Continue Reading →

Dow Retakes 26K Level As Volume Softens; Bitcoin Slammed While Apple Rallies | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The stock market recovered nicely Wednesday in tepid volume after a bearish session Tuesday that saw major stock indexes reverse in higher volume. Tuesday’s weakness amounted ... Continue Reading →

3 Reasons To Be Wary Of Apple As Stock Retakes Buy Zone: S&P 500 Futures | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 index were little changed late Wednesday as the major averages rebounded strongly during the regular session. Apple (AAPL) moved into buy range for the ... Continue Reading →