Tuesday, October 30, 2018: Day Trading and the Volatility Index

DOW +204.70—-NASDAQ +67.34—-SP500 +14.75—-NYSE +82.21

Portfolio Leaders: BA, T, ISRG
Portfolio Laggards: BPT

Basically, the VIX or Volatility Index will go up when the Stock Market goes down, so ETFs like VXX and TVIX have been great for trading during these times.

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Friday, July 27, 2018: AMZN, CMG Report Stellar Earnings, Yet Markets Slide

DOW +20.62—-NASDAQ -26.69—-SP500 -1.01—-NYSE +13.56

Portfolio Leaders: T, AMZN, BA
Portfolio Laggards: SDR, SHOP, IQ

Overall, it’s been kind of a weird morning on the stock market.

While we had record profits coming from Amazon’s stellar earnings report yesterday, the stock is up 1.64% right now, up $30 a share. This is expected since Amazon had a highly successful Prime Day earlier this month.

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Friday, May 18, 2018: Indexes in Neutral and Mixed, BA, CAT, RTN, SHOP Push Upward

DOW +28.71 ~ NASDAQ -9.13 ~ SP500 -3.05 ~ NYSE -24.45

DOW Top Performers: Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Caterpillar (CAT), Microsoft (MSFT)

Dow Laggards: Intel (INTC), JP Morgan (JPM), Chevron (CVX), Dow Dupont (DWDP)

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Monday, April 23, 2018: Random Investing Thoughts

For many value investors like Warren Buffett, I’m sure there is an art to holding to stock positions for periods of 3, 5 or more years. After all, a value investor is investing on the corporation, and looking at companies with intrinsic value and potential to grow and profit through the next several years.

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Investing Teresa: Your Brief Post Market Analysis

Investing Teresa is a Vlogger who shares post market analysis on the stock market. I think she does a great job in bringing us what happened in the stock market on any given day. With today’s extreme volatility, it’s important to be aware of the possible effects on our stock protfolios.

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