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News-Based Rally - Nimble Traders Only

George Brooks | Equities.com |

Brooksie's Daily Stock Market blogFriday, August 5, 2011      9:13 am EDTDJIA: 11,383.68     S&P 500: 1200.07Surprise ! Surprise !  Today's "Employment Situation" data for July


Global Market Woes Sink China Stocks in Hong Kong

Gene Linn | Equities.com |

Chinese stocks in Hong Kong followed other global stocks off the cliff Friday. Turnover surged as investors rushed for the exits. Markets can only hope the barrage of bad news ends and just maybe


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Fall Over 4.5 Percent, Steepest Since 2008

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims came in at 400,000 and last week’s reading was revised upward to just above 400,000, so claims have been at or above 400,000 for 17 weeks in a row. The report included the


Equities Roundup: Stocks Collapse as Economic Uncertainty Plagues the Market

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

Stocks are getting hammered today as a global sell-off seems to be well underway. Despite yesterday's late-session rally to break an eight-day losing streak, stocks have fallen over 2 percent


Volatility Ahead - Plunges - Rallies - Plunges

George Brooks | Equities.com |

The U.S. stock-index futures indicate a  test of yesterday’s lows in early trading.Under the right circumstances, a rally to DJIA 12,045 (S&P 500: 1278) is possible as the beginning of a


Short-Term Trading Rules China Stocks

Gene Linn | Equities.com |

China stocks in Hong Kong will continue to struggle in the coming weeks as investors shy away from risk, according to Ben Kwong, chief operating officer at KGI Asia. But he said there are still


IBAgreen Approaches Waste Management from Both Ends

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

The rate of human consumption and the limitations of fossil fuels are major long-term problems facing society, especially as developing nations and a growing population exacerbate the current


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Pare Losses To Break Losing Streak

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

We had mixed data on the labor market Wednesday morning as Challenger, Grey & Christmas reported that planned layoffs rose to 66,414, a sixteen month high in July, while ADP reported that the


Equities Market Roundup: Stocks Showing Losses For the Year

Equities Editors Desk | Equities.com |

Wall Street stocks are on pace to extend losses for a ninth consecutive session as the major indices are now representing year-to-date losses. Economic data released today further suggested that


Short-Lived Rebound Likely

George Brooks | Equities.com |

Brooksie's Daily Stock Market blogWednesday August 3, 2011     9:18DJIA: 11,866.62      S&P 500: 1254.05Today: a bounce in the DJIA of 65 to 120 points is likely after 8 straight down