Stock market up 25 percent in 2017. Gains to continue in 2018?

WASHINGTON, January 2, 2018: The value of the U.S. stock market as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has increased more than 25 percent in 2017. As 2018 begins, it looks very much like the bull market will continue, possibly posting a yearly gain possibly similar to that of the year just concluded. Although analysts… Please follow and like us:

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Most Asia markets up, dollar holds gains despite N. Korea fears

Most Asian markets edged up Wednesday and the dollar held gains against its peers on expectations for further interest rate hikes while traders await the release of Donald Trump’s tax reform plan. Shares were in positive territory but US-North Korea tensions are still jangling nerves and keeping investors were from buying with any gusto in early… Please follow and like us:

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Trump speech sets stock market on fire in Wednesday trading action

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 – What a difference a day makes. After desultory wandering close to the flat line on low volume in Monday and Tuesday trading, stocks and the major averages that follow them took off like a rocket in Wednesday morning trading action. As of 11 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrials (DJIA) were… Please follow and like us:

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Options Volume Expected To Rise Amid Regulatory Changes

Options volume is expected to rise in 2017, according to a new report from the TABB Group. Always difficult to predict volatility – which is most often driven by surprise – could increase this year, as factors such as interest rate hikes and regulatory tailwinds are expected to bolster options trading volume along with increased user… Please follow and like us:

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