Entries by Gary Kaltbaum

The Morning Look

Stock Market Overview:  Stock futures are up Friday morning. Overnight, the Bank of Japan surprised the world and took rates into negative territory as they continue printing money to stimulate their lackluster economy. In the U.S., the initial reading for Q4 GDP was announced. Friday is the last trading day of the month and this […]

Required Reading Of The Day

Zika outbreak could infect 4 million people: WHO Syria peace talks derailed as opposition stays away NY’s top prosecutor targets NFL in antitrust probe: source Oil up 3 percent on possible production cuts to remedy glut Clinton targets Valeant price hikes in campaign appearance  ‘Affluenza’ teen back in Texas, ‘docile’ in juvenile detention

The Closing Look

Stock Market Commentary: Stocks rallied on Thursday after investors made their way past Wednesday’s Fed meeting and digested the latest round of earnings and economic data. Facebook (FB), PayPal (PYPL) and Under Armour (UA) were some stocks that rallied after reporting numbers on Thursday. Meanwhile, eBay (EBAY), Harmon (HAR), and Service Now (NOW) gapped down after reporting numbers. Economic data […]