Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq end at record highs!

S&P 500 record high

U.S. markets up again Even as tensions between the U.S. and China continue to rise and as the delta variant gains more attention in the U.S. – the U.S stock market go up. Investors also appear to shrug off inflation worries too. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all notched up new highs, yet again! Earnings are the main focus at the moment and retail investors buy high The Dow climbed nearly 83 points to close at a record of: 351441 The S&P 500 rose 10.50 points to finish at a…

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Markets up! Markets down! That’s what they do…

Market high

Dow hits 35000 Markets move up and markets move move down – that’s what they do. So we really shouldn’t be that surprised when new record highs are broken – but this always makes for a good headline. The Dow this week re-gained all of the losses from the previous week as it bashed through the 35000 point mark. At these levels – it doesn’t take too many percentage points to gain a new high marker. Moving from 34000 to 35000 is only around 2.9% and it has taken about…

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Dow S&P 500 & Nasdaq reach new records… again!

U.S. stock records

After a weird week for U.S. stocks – the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq yet again notch new records on Friday after losing ground during the week Inflation and growth Do you believe stalling economic growth is a bigger threat than inflation? Right now I have less of an idea that at the beginning of the week. What is going on? Fears of runaway inflation have been swapped for worries about a rapid slowdown in global economic growth. As I see it there are three obvious elements in the shift…

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Is a stock market day of reckoning coming?

U.S. Bull Market

Some analysts believe a pullback in tech stocks is inevitable… and soon On Friday 2nd July 2020, the Nasdaq closed at an all time high of 14639 – up 121% since the Covid 19 low of 23rd March 2020. The broader S&P 500 and Dow have also closed at fresh record highs benefiting from big tech gains. Correction due? If tech’s top stocks correct, can we expect the fallout to spread across markets due to tech dominance. The answer is a definite yes! U.S mounts strong recovery U.S. economic recovery has shown strength and resilience,…

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Is there a hidden fear lurking behind the scenes in the U.S. stock market?

Recovery

Despite S&P 500 and Nasdaq record highs – is there a worry the market is due a correction? Looking at the recent records for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq you’d think all is good. Inflation fears have eased, economic indicators are strengthening and the Federal Reserve remains extremely supportive. But if you look past the market cream topping you’ll likely find a growing sense of concern. The market is very frothy, in my opinion. Risk off? Investors are taking risk off the table as a new coronavirus variant causes fresh outbreaks in…

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Strong jobs report pushes S&P 500 to new record

Market high

S&P 500 rises for a 7th day in a row Stocks rose again on Friday 2nd July as the S&P 500 hit another record high after the June jobs report showed 850,000 new, well above analysts expectations. The index rose 0.75% to 4352 while the Nasdaq climbed 0.81% claiming its own record at 14639. The Dow also added 153 points to close at 34786 fast closing in on its all time high. A positive continuation as the U.S. economic cycle moves from first to second half of the year. The…

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S&P 500 & Nasdaq eke out new all time highs

Bear Bull

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq moved into uncharted waters at close of business yesterday, 29th June 2021 both claiming new records New all time highs reached! The Nasdaq closed at an all time record high of: 14528 The S&P 500 closed at an all time high of: 4292 But are investors finally turning bearish on the S&P 500? Now that we have completed the first half of the year notching stellar U.S. stock gains – how likely is it that the S&P 500 will continue to charge to new…

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Is it time for investors to take a step back?

Excess in the stock market

Pullback threat With the U.S. stock market now at record highs, is the threat of a pullback outweighing investor sentiment? Will the U.S. stock market rally continue from current levels? These excesses can’t go on forever – or can they? Record highs The DOW is trading just off an all time high of 35000 points. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq have conquered new highs with the S&P 500 recording an all time high of 4290 on Monday 28th June 2020, and the Nasdaq at 14500 on the same day. Is…

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq up to new record highs again

U.S. stocks bull run

Investors appear less worried by inflation and interest rates… for the moment S&P 500 & Nasdaq set new record highs The S&P 500 rose on Friday and again Monday building on its rally to reach record highs, as investors ‘bet’ that higher inflation will be temporary as the economy continues to recover from the pandemic. Successful U.S. bank stress tests helped sentiment as dividends and share buy backs returned. The S&P 500 climbed 0.3% to hit another closing record high of 4,281 and again on Monday to a new high…

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U.S. stock markets set new record highs

Stock market record high

Dow and S&P 500 hit new all time highs! U.S. stocks climbed to record highs on Thursday, 11th March 2021 as a rebound in tech shares resumed and President Biden’s massive $1.9 trillion Covid relief package became law. The Dow finished up 188 points after rallying more than 300 points earlier intraday trading. Record breakers The Dow closed up to close at: 32485 and the S&P 500 also jumped to a new high to close up at: 3939. Massive fiscal stimulus, vaccination programme rollout and improving job data begin to…

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