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Genco Shipping and Trading (GNK) Spikes During Wild Trading Action Across Shipping Stocks

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

A run on shipping stocks proved the rising tide that lifted all ships in early trading on Friday, with several shipping companies opening even and then experiencing a heavy run of buying that


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Flat After Failing to Hold Early Gains

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied to a new year-to-date high of 13,221.27 then declined to 13,168.79 in afternoon trading. The NASDAQ rallied to a new year-to-date high of 3051.23 then


Equities Sector Coverage: Late Surge Helps Wall Street Close Flat

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Retail Sales rose by a less than expected 0.4% in January. Ex-autos the gain was 0.7%. Import Prices rose 0.3% in January. Business Inventories rose by 0.4% in December. The Dow Jones Industrial


Fed Statement Wakes Up Wall Street

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Federal Open Market Committee announced that the federal funds rate will remain at zero to 0.25% at least through late 2014 on significant downside risks from global financial stress. The Dow


Equities Sector Coverage: Flat Day Ends Bullish Week For Investors

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Unemployment Rate in November declined to 8.6% from 9.0% as the labor force contracts. Non-farm payrolls rose by 120,000 with private sector jobs up 140,000. The Dow Jones Industrial Average


Equities Sector Coverage: Market Curbs Enthusiasm as Gains Lose Steam

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The 20-City Composite of the S&P/Case-Shiller Housing Market Index shows that home prices rose 0.9% in July from June, but that prices are down 4.1% year over year. Consumer Confidence came in


Equities Sector Coverage: Industrials and Materials Stocks Fall

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The S&P/Case–Shiller 20-City Home Price Index rose by 1% in May, but showed a year over year decline of 4.5%. The Conference Board’s measure of Consumer Confidence remains weak in July at


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Week With Mixed Trading

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Next week we focus on weak Consumer Confidence, stabilizing but depressed New Home Sales, weak Durable Goods Orders and Advanced GDP for the second quarter expected at a weak +1.8%. The U.S.


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