The Dow Jones industrial average fell for a fifth straight day on Thursday after encouraging news on the economy prompted investors to speculate that the Federal Reserve is getting closer to reducing its stimulus program.
The easiest and most accurate way to answer that question is simply by looking at the price action of the S&P 500. After all, the price of the market is determined by the aggregate opinion of every investor around the globe.
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday, slapping both the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average with their fifth straight down day, as better-than-expected readings on employment and economic growth boosted bets that a ...
US stock market indexes briefly broke through major round-number milestones in early trading Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 16,000 for the first time and the Standard & Poor's 500 index rose past 1,800 shortly after the market opened.
We see the Dow Jones Industrial Average(INDEXDJX:.DJI) (top) and a special 'smoothed' Breadth Indicator which is the 40 day Simple Moving Average (SMA) of NYSE Breadth (Advancing Issues minus Declining Issues).