From the Trading Desk

Stocks Extend Gains for Third Straight Day

Early morning rally from European markets albeit on continued economic weakness helped fuel early morning gains in US Futures. China didn’t help matters with a disappointing Flash PMI reading with the Shanghai falling 2.6%. US economic data didn’t surprise to the upside with the Markit US PMI came in at 52.0 with the expectations at […]

Stocks Climb off the lows of the Session and Closed in the Green ahead of GOOG Earnings

The market was able to push higher despite disappointing news from existing home sales as well as data from the Richmond Fed manufacturing index. Existing home sales were expected to rise 1.2% but fell 1% and last month’s big number was revised from 5.9% to 4.8%. Richmond Fed manufacturing index fell to -12 while the […]