Category Archives: Daily Commentary

Barry Boswell’s commentary on the day’s stock market activities.

Thursday August 28, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

So next week becomes a short week with the Labor Day holiday and the markets being closed on Monday. And I suspect that come 2:00 EST tomorrow, the floor of the NYSE will become a bowling alley. Most off the … Continue reading

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Wednesday August 27, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

Well, the S & P 500 finally did it! Did what you ask? It finally closed above 2,000. In fact, yesterday was the first day in history that the S & P 500 closed above the 2,000 mark. Sit back … Continue reading

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Friday August 22, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

I am oftened asked why is this market so high? What is the rationale for this? I suspect the good thing is that if someone is asking that question, then they feel that the market has moved up a bit … Continue reading

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Thursday August 21, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

Wow! Another record settlement based on faulty mortgage backed securities. This one, the largest on record … to date … was agreed to by Bank of America. The record settlement was $16.65 billion. It breaks down as follows: $9.65 billion … Continue reading

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Wednesday August 20, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

I was reading this morning that it has been 10 years since Google came public. And sure enough, I had to look at a monthly chart to gain a perspective of the stock. And yes, Google came public on August … Continue reading

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Tuesday August 19, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

Just Another Day in the Markets! I was trying to come up with an apt title for today and that was the best I could do. Here we are with the DOW up almost 90 points and the S & … Continue reading

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Friday August 15, 2014-Daily Market Commentary

So today is the expiration day for the August monthly options and you tend to get volatility on these days. Today, the S & P 500 had a range of 22.60 points. After gapping up, the S & P 500 … Continue reading

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Thursday August 14, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

Unlike a lot of people who dispense market commentary, I usually do a pretty poor job of self promotion. Today I will make an attempt at doing just that. First, let me set the stage. I usually publish a weekly … Continue reading

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Tuesday August 12, 2014 – Daily Market Commentary

A 27466% Return … In One Day? You have to be kidding me … right? A 27466% return in only one day. The first question you have to ask yourself is this even possible? You probably cannot even fathom making … Continue reading

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Friday August 8, 2014 – Daily Commentary

I have been quiet these past few days and for a good reason. Namely, a quick few days at the beach with the family. And this is the first vacation I can recall that I did not bring my computer. … Continue reading

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