A Red Finish

Indices traded into red territory on Friday. Technology brands such as Intel and Twitter stood out among decliners. Stocks dipped amid a variety of economic news. GDP growth ticked up in the second quarter. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis showed real GDP grew 4.1%, following a revised 2.2% in the first quarter.…

Mixed Moves

Indices closed out mixed on Thursday. The Dow posted gains while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq shed some points. Moves were mixed on a variety of economic news. Facebook fell nearly 20% today following the release of quarterly figures after the closing bell on Wednesday. The result marks the single largest one-day drop in stock…

Stocks Step Up

Indices closed with gains on Wednesday. Industrials and information technology brands stood out among advancers on the Nasdaq. Stocks stepped up amid a variety of economic news. New home sales declined in June. Sales dipped 5.3% from a revised level for May, however, new home sales are still 2.4% higher than in June of 2017.…

Mixed Session

Indices ended trading mixed on Tuesday. The Dow and S&P 500 ticked up while the Nasdaq closed fractionally in the red. Stocks in the energy, materials and telecom sectors led advancers on the S&P 500. In earnings moves, brands such as 3M, Verizon, and Lockheed Martin all reported earnings that exceeded estimates. Looking ahead, companies…