Market News Update April 11, 2013

The major markets and economic news from Wednesday April 10, 2013 to Thursday April 11, 2013. The S&P 500 futures rose 0.7 point. Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 14 points,and Nasdaq 100 futures dipped 4.5 points. Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) dropped 3.4...

Market News April 9, 2013

The major markets and economic news from Monday April 8, 2013 to Tuesday April 9, 2013. The US Dollar had a strong day versus the Japanese Yen Tuesday as it neared 100 to the dollar.  In early European trading the dollar was at 98.91 yen, down 0.4 percent, while the...

Futures Up on News From Greece

All major indices futures are up pre-market today, Monday February13 as Greece's parliament approved strict financial reforms needed to obtain its latest international bailout package. As we had noted in previous posts, the uncertainty of the ability of Greece to...

February 12, 2012 Market Week Preview

As we prepare for the upcoming trading week, here are some stories to follow: Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos told lawmakers that they should back the unpopular international financial rescue or risk the country falling into, "uncontrolled economic chaos and...