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Gregory Clay

Gregory Clay

Stock Barometer

Contributor since: 27 Apr 2014

  • Market Summary

    Published 05 April 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Despite the rising concern about the earnings season and the weaker data, stocks showed resilience to start the year. This past week the S&P 500…

  • Market Summary

    Published 29 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Wall Street stocks ended the day higher this past Friday, snapping a four-day losing streak as traders shrugged off weaker-than-expected US economic growth in the…

  • Market Summary

    Published 22 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The stock market jumped on Friday, pushing the Nasdaq to a 15-year high and helping the S&P 500 index snap three consecutive weeks of losses…

  • Market Summary

    Published 15 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The major indexes suffered a third consecutive week of declines, as investors reacted to a steep drop in oil prices and a jump in the…

  • Market Summary

    Published 08 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    All 30 of the Dow's components ended in the red, paced by a 2.4% loss at Johnson & Johnson, for the week, the index retreated…

  • Market Summary

    Published 01 March 2015 | viewed 0 times

    After a sluggish start to the year, stocks rebounded sharply in February. The S&P 500 ended February with a gain of 5.5 percent, its best…

  • Market Summary

    Published 22 February 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The Dow and S&P 500 closed the week at record highs on Friday while the Nasdaq notched an eighth straight day of gains after Greek…

  • Market Summary

    Published 10 February 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Originally published February, 9, 2015. All three major indexes registered strong gains for the week, with the Dow industrials rising 3.8 percent for its biggest…

  • Market Summary

    Published 01 February 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Stock market action so far this year has been weak and mostly negative. This action has been fueled by plummeting oil prices, weakness overseas, confusion…

  • Market Summary

    Published 25 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    Strong growth in company earnings has underpinned a bullish run in stocks that has stretched almost six years. Earnings are still expected to keep rising,…

  • Market Summary

    Published 19 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    A surge in oil and gas companies pulled the stock market out of a five-day slump on Friday, as the price of crude swung higher.…

  • Market Summary

    Published 11 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    U.S. stocks fell on Friday following a two-day rally as December's jobs report gave a mixed view of the economy, with financial shares leading the…

  • Market Summary

    Published 04 January 2015 | viewed 0 times

    The bull that began in March 2009 is on track to celebrate its sixth birthday early in 2015. As shown in the graph below, S&P…

  • Market Summary

    Published 28 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Major indexes closed out their second straight weekly gain, continuing an advance that has lifted the S&P 5.9 percent in seven sessions. For the week,…

  • Market Summary

    Published 21 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The Santa Claus rally has begun a week earlier than normal when the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 700 points in three days…

  • Market Summary

    Published 14 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The Dow industrials and major European equity indexes posted their biggest weekly losses in three years, with benchmark S&P 500's seven-week streak of gains. As…

  • Market Summary

    Published 08 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The Dow and S&P 500 closed a seventh straight weekly advance on Friday as a better-than-expected jobs report indicated strong economic growth, but perhaps to…

  • Market Summary

    Published 01 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    U.S. stocks ended a holiday-shortened session mostly flat on Friday as a massive decline in the energy sector offset strength in consumer names. For the…

  • Market Summary

    Published 23 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and…

  • Market Summary

    Published 16 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    U.S. stocks posted a fourth straight week of increases but ended Friday little changed as losses in healthcare shares offset gains in energy. The S&P…