Nike Leads Dow As Finish Line Spikes; New Name On Blockchain Radar | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks opened higher Thursday, as Nike (NKE) easily led the Dow, while Discovery Communications (DISCA) and NetEase (NTES) hauled the Nasdaq 100 to early gains.   XThe Dow Jones ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Modestly Higher; Chip Leaders Under Pressure, Nike Earnings Late | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market averages were modestly higher in early trade Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average led the way with a 0.3% rise, and the S&P 500 moved up 0.2%. Meanwhile, ... Continue Reading →

This Supreme Court Case Could Enhance Public Workers’ Rights | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

SEATTLE — It is protected by Washington state’s lopsidedly Democratic political class, which knows who butters its bread. It has been provided with bespoke law, tailored for ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Indexes Up, Bitcoin ETF Triggers Sell Signal; This Sector Breaks Out | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Major indexes held on to light gains in afternoon trade Thursday while a hot Bitcoin-tracking exchange traded fund ushered its first key sell signal since blasting out of a deep cup ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Open Mixed As Nike Lags On Dow; Celgene Takes A Hit | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Stocks stumbled out to a mixed open Friday, as Nike (NKE) pulled down hard on the Dow and data showed durable goods orders rose less than expected in November. XThe Dow Jones Industrial ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Stocks Fall In Early Trade; CME Bitcoin Futures Hit Limit Down | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major market averages were modestly lower early Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 0.1% apiece, while the S&P 500 was right below its ... Continue Reading →

Did ObamaCare Contribute To The Shocking 2-Year Drop In Life Expectancy? | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Health Care: For the second year in a row, the average life expectancy for Americans declined, and the sharp increase in opioid overdose in recent years is largely to blame. But what ... Continue Reading →

Stock Market Today: Why Apple Stock Hints At Strong New Year; How To Trade This Bitcoin ETF In 2018 | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Apple (AAPL) continued to trade tightly after a high-volume gap up in price Dec. 18 as the stock market nursed modest losses Friday heading into the Christmas holiday weekend. The ... Continue Reading →

The States’ Unfunded Pension Nightmares | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Pensions: The stock market boom has helped everyone, right? Nope. States’ pension funds have nearly $4 trillion of stock investments, but somehow haven’t benefited from ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Nurse Modest Losses As Bitcoin Deflates; Celgene Gaps Down | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The major stock indexes held modest losses in late-afternoon trading Friday ahead of the long holiday weekend, but the session wasn’t entirely without incident as Bitcoin speculators ... Continue Reading →