Dow breaks above 26000 for 1st time


"Investors are liking the fact that companies are talking up earnings, more than they have done in the past".

Morgan Stanley wrapped up earnings season for the big USA banks with a better-than-expected adjusted profit, but its shares slipped 0.43 per cent. "Even if we did get a pullback, as we did in early 2016, it would be unlikely to last, and for the same reasons".

"There is hope and anticipation for progress in policy".

The S&P 500 gained 26 points, or 0.94%, to 2,803 - a record closing high - with staples and tech rising more than 1%.

Economic data in the day was mixed.

"What was working last year is, to a large extent, working this year, " said Jonathan Golub, chief US equity strategist at Credit Suisse.

According to Bloomberg's Billionaire's Index, since the start of the year alone: Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos has become the richest person in the world, as his net worth has surged by $10.7 billion to $110 billion.

The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to advance a bill for debate that would temporarily extend funding. Gold and oil dropped with Treasuries, and the dollar rose following its lowest close in three years amid Congressional talks to avert a government shutdown Friday. Based on a recent bid, its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 2.28%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 3.32% while it has a distance of -46.41% from the 200 days simple moving average. When stocks are *very* In Play one can see a RVOL of 5 and above. Investors also bid up health care stocks, including Anthem.

Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment
Corey Booker's "tears of rage" rant over Trump's reported "sh*thole" comment at a closed-door DACA meeting last week was all the rage on Tuesday.

Tim Tebow invited to Mets major league camp for spring training
Tebow, who is definitely not expected to make the Mets' major league roster on opening day, would be one of them. Twitter followers seemed to support Tebow all the way and hoped he would wow the Mets organization in the camp.

Underdog Eagles angry about lack of respect
Like Diggs, Keenum said it's important for the Vikings to put the dramatic win behind them as they prepare to face the Eagles . Atlanta, while Minnesota's Ryan Quigley had his first touchback and punt blocked of the season but pinned two inside the 20.

Is The Stock Safe to Invest?

The stock market is on fire. As a result, the yield on the benchmark ten-year note, which moves opposite of its price, rose by 2.6 basis points to a three-year high of 2.637%.

On the futures market the SPI is 9 points up. We shall see. Final stages of a bull market can last years!

Is The Stock A Good Investment?

Price-to-Earnings Ratio is the current share price divided by annual earnings per share. This is represented as the equation (P/EPS), where P is the market price and EPS is the earnings per share. The firm has a market cap of $24,110.00 and a PE ratio of 32.23.

The slide in oil prices weighed on energy sector stocks. The major stock indices finished lower across the board. Mining and paper stocks led the decliners with losses of 1.4%, while water companies and REITs posted gains of 2% and 1.8% respectively. A high degree of volume indicates a lot of interest in a stock. To distinguish between calculation methods using future growth and historical growth, the terms "forward PEG" and "trailing PEG" are sometimes used. Over the past twelve months, ON Semiconductor Corporation (:ON)'s stock was 18.15%. Likewise, the performance for the quarter was recorded as 10.38% and for the year was -11.16%.

The Dow is up 1,396.43 points, or 5.7 percent. The US has now been growing without a correction since June 2009, following the recession that followed the financial crisis.