STOCKS HIT RECORD HIGHS: Here's what you need to know - Yahoo Finance
After experiencing choppy trading earlier in the week, stocks turned in another lackluster performance during trading on Thursday. The major averages eventually ended the session mixed, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq closed higher for the seventh consecutive session. While the Nasdaq rose 18.34 points or 0.4 percent to a nearly fifteen-year closing high of 4,924.70, the Dow slipped 44.08 points or 0.2 percent to 17,985.77 and the S&P 500 edged down 2.23 points or 0.1 percent to 2,097.45. In overseas trading, many of the stocks markets across the Asia-Pacific region remained closed for Lunar New Year holidays.
Stocks Rocking While Metals Stay In Downtrends
On the other hand, gold stocks have moved notably higher on the day, driving the NYSE Arca Gold Bugs Index up by 1.6 percent. The gain by the index comes after it ended the previous session at its lowest closing level in a month. The gains by gold stocks comes despite a pullback by the price of the precious metal, which is nearly flat are moving higher earlier in the day. Other Markets In overseas trading, many of the stocks markets across the Asia-Pacific region remained closed for Lunar New Year holidays on Friday.
Stocks Nearly Flat After Seeing Early Weakness - U.S. Commentary - NASDAQ.com
European shares rose. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 <.FTEU3> index was up 0.4 percent, at its highest since December 2007. Madrid stock exchange were among the biggest gainers <.FTMIB>, while Greek markets were closed for a holiday. The Greek deal helped propel Wall Street higher, with the S&P 500 <.SPX> and Dow Jones Industrial Average <.DJI> closing at record highs on Friday.
Palladium lost only 1.39% and remains in this triangle which still tells me lower we go. The $770 area is a short level and $700 is the next support level to look to lock in gains or see how the price action is. All in all the metals continued to act weak while US stocks remain the place to be. I am focused on finding the big winners as they begin their moves. Join me!
Stocks rise, safe-haven Swiss franc falls on Greek deal - Yahoo News
At a press conference on Friday, Eurogroup presidentJeroenDijsselbloem called this agreement a "positive" outcome. You can find the full text of the agreement here . 2. The announcement out of Europe on Friday follows what was a long week in Europe, with a report from a French paper saying that Dijsselbloem and Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis had a "heated confrontation" on Monday during a meeting of European finance ministers. 3. The latest rig count data from oil driller Baker Hughes was released on Friday , showing that the number of oil rigs in use fell by 37 last week to 1,019, the lowest since July 2011.