Dow Jones Industrial Average

Lower Dow Jones Industrial Average Weighs on Sentiment The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell on Thursday despite a positive report on U.S. jobless claims that indicated a healthy labor market in the world’s largest economy. Investors continued to assess minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee and…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped sharply on Tuesday, tracking global stock markets, amid renewed concerns about negative interest rates and oil’s recent rout. The Dow Jones index fell 0.7% to 17,609.14 at 9:47 a.m. Twenty-seven stocks were declining, while three were advancing. The S&P 500 dropped…

U.S. stocks opened in negative territory at the start of the week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) shedding 0.1%, as cautious investors awaited fresh economic data. As of 9:34 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones index was down 0.1% at 17,776.93. The S&P 500 was…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) opened lower on Friday following another drop in oil prices, brushing aside a strong March jobs report. As of 9:36 a.m. in New York, the Dow Jones index fell 0.6% to 17,573.33. Twenty stocks were declining and 10 issues were advancing. The…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was little changed before the close of trading on Thursday, heading to end a volatile quarter with a nearly 1.6% gain. The Dow Jones index was flat at 17,717.21 as of 3:50 p.m. in New York. 17 shares were declining and 13…

Dow Jones Trades Near Session Highs on Fed Chair Speech The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) turned higher at noon on Tuesday as Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the Fed still envisages a gradual pace of interest rate hikes in light of global pressures that could weigh…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, together with S&P 500 and NASDAQ, fluctuated today as investors took a temporary stop in action ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting on monetary policy this week. As of 2:32 p.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was trading higher on Tuesday, following a better-than-forecast ISM manufacturing report. The Dow Jones Index was up one percent at 16,686.47 at 10:27 a.m. in New York, after reaching as high as 16,693.97 earlier in the session. Twenty-eight issues out of 30…

Stock market breadth isn’t that strong, and what’s worrisome from my perspective is the non-confirmation from the Dow Jones Transportation Index. One stock market leader that I always follow is Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE/UNP), which is a railroad stock that just hit an all-time record high on the…

With February in the books, the stock rally over the first two months of the year and especially in January has been more substantial than I expected. I was thinking of 1,400 for the S&P 500 if everything worked out, but with 10 months left in the year,…

The Dow Theory, a reliable indicator of stock market and economic direction that has been around for almost 100 years, is flashing a warning signal. The Dow Theory looks at the relationship between the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow Jones Transportation Index. The Dow Jones Industrial…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average blew past the psychologically important 12,000 level yesterday. What a feat! Less than a month ago, on October 4, 2011, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at its lowest level since September 2010: 10,400. The widely followed stock index has gained 1,800 points,…

What a difference a couple of months make! If we think back to early August of this year, we can remember several days in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 400 to 500 points in a single day. As the stock market continued to deteriorate, stock advisors…

Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE/AA), the first stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average to report third-quarter earnings, missed analyst expectations. The Street was hoping Alcoa would earn about $0.20 a share. The company earned $0.15 a share. But let’s look closer. Alcoa’s net income in the third quarter of…

So here we are: the last trading day of the month for stocks. And what has August brought us except a lot of pain during those 400- and 500-point single-day sell-offs on the Dow Jones Industrial Average? Depending on how stocks close today, stocks are ending this August…

Throw bad news at this stock market…it doesn’t matter…the assault on Dow Jones 13,000 continues its move ahead. Yesterday was another big upside day for stocks despite a series of what I believe were negative economic news reports. Bloomberg ran a story saying that a deficit-reduction plan gaining…