S&P 500 Futures: Netflix, Charles Schwab Are Buys With Earnings Due; Roku Sets Up | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500, Nasdaq 100 and Dow industrials rose slightly Sunday afternoon after the major averages hit record highs Friday. On Monday, highly rated Netflix (NFLX) ... Continue Reading →

On ObamaCare Subsidies, Trump Is Being Attacked For Upholding The Law | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Health Reform: President Trump’s decision to stop funding an ObamaCare subsidy program is being treated as an attempt to sabotage the law. In reality, Trump is abiding by the ... Continue Reading →

Social Security’s Raw Deal For The Poor | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Entitlements: Social Security recipients, especially those with little money in the bank, got a little bit of good news last week: Their checks will go up about 2% this year. Congratulations, ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Modestly Higher; Is Facebook The Next FANG Breakout? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market indexes were higher in early morning trade Friday. The tech-heavy Nasdaq set the pace, rising over 0.3%. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones industrial average rose just ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Indexes Lower; Is Alphabet’s Breakout For Real? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks faded into the close Thursday, although index moves remained generally mild. Meanwhile, Nasdaq titan and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) topped a buy point. The Nasdaq and S&P ... Continue Reading →

FANG Stock Google Attempts Breakout; How To Play Apple: S&P 500 Futures | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 index, Nasdaq 100 and Dow industrials were little changed late Thursday after the major market averages fell slightly during the regular session. Google-parent ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Trim Losses; Big Banks Turn Red, FANG’s Netflix Jumps | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market indexes were all modestly lower in early morning trade Thursday. The S&P 500 dropped 0.2%, while the Dow Jones industrial average and the tech-heavy Nasdaq each ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Strengthen At Close; Wal-Mart, Alphabet Stir The Advance | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks wrapped up Wednesday’s session with slender gains, leaving the Dow and the Nasdaq Composite tracking toward their fifth straight weekly advance. Minutes from the September ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Trade Mixed; Retailers Struggle, J&J Nears Breakout | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market indexes treaded water in early morning trade Wednesday ahead of the release of the Fed minutes from last month’s policy meeting at 2 p.m. ET. All three major ... Continue Reading →

Forget About Antitrust: Wal-Mart Is Punching Back At Amazon | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

E-Commerce: Wasn’t it just months ago that some were lamenting the impending demise of Wal-Mart (WMT) in its battle-to-the-death with Amazon.com (AMZN)? Maybe those obituaries ... Continue Reading →