After a rough trading session on Tuesday, stocks were mixed Wednesday, May 8, 2019. The morning opened with futures climbing high after President Trump tweeted about the possibility of China coming to the United States to reach a trade deal. As the day went on, the S&P 500 Index was quite volatile on the trade news as it finished down 0.16%. With the help of strong earnings reports from highly watched stocks, such as Disney, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was the only major index to finish in the green at 0.01%. The Tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite as it fell 26 basis points on the day. Most of the major moves in the market was controlled by President Trump’s tweets as there is some optimism on a deal in the near future. Looking ahead, investors will be watching for the most recent trade data that will be released tomorrow.