Intel, KLA-Tencor Undercut Buys; FANG Stock Facebook Tested In Energy Shift: S&P 500 Futures | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 index were little changedlate Thursday. During Thursday’s regular session, chip giants Intel (INTC) and KLA-Tencor (KLAC) undercut recent breakouts ... Continue Reading →

And … Presto! Tax Cuts Already Working Their Magic | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Taxes: Tax reform was passed with the promise that it soon would start to work wonders to kick economic growth into high gear and boost workers’ pay. Don’t look now, but ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Indexes Rise Moderately; Stock Breakouts Increase | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

U.S. stock indexes jogged ahead midday Thursday, as the market digested the Republican tax overhaul and grappled with budget issues that threaten a government shutdown. X The Dow ... Continue Reading →

Indexes Dip; Tax Reform Gets Done As Bullish Sentiment Rises | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The Nasdaq composite, S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average edged lower in afternoon trading Wednesday as earnings reports from Micron Technology (MU), FedEx (FDX), Stitch ... Continue Reading →

George Will: The Survival Of The Shrillest | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

“The intellectual cannot operate at room temperature.”— Eric Hoffer, “First Things, Last Things” (1971) Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) meant that intellectuals ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Ease But Small Caps, Transports Climb; Intel Hits A New High | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Indexes closed lower Wednesday, masking a terrific day for transportation and small-cap stocks. X The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.1%, as Intel (INTC) cleared the 47.40 buy ... Continue Reading →

Apple, Diamondback Energy Breakouts Show Why Volume Key | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 index were little changed late Wednesday. The major averages edged lower during the regular session. Diamondback Energy (FANG) cleared a buy point in double-normal ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stock Indexes Stall, Steelmakers Jump; This State May Get Hurt By Tax Plan | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stock indexes loitered above and below the day’s breakeven line midday Wednesday, as the Republican tax-cut bill headed toward a final procedural vote in the House. XThe Dow ... Continue Reading →

To Deregulate America, Dump D.C. Bureaucrats | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Flanked by a towering 185,000 pages representing the federal regulatory code now and a short pile of 20,000 pages — the code’s length a half-century ago — President Trump ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Indexes Dip as House Passes Tax Bill; 10-Year Treasury Yield Jumps | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Major stock indexes ended with mild losses Tuesday as selling was most concentrated in technology and small-cap names. X After seven gains in the past nine trading sessions for the ... Continue Reading →