Morning Notes

08/10/2015 Argonaut Morning Note

U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday as commodity prices were in focus.

Oil prices rose on Wednesday morning but then pared those gains after the release of a handful of reports on U.S. supply and global demand.


07/10/2015 Argonaut Morning Note

U.S. stocks closed slightly lower on Tuesday after a choppy session, after a selloff in biotechnology and health-care stocks overshadowed gains in the energy and materials sectors.


06/10/2015 Argonaut Morning Note

U.S. stocks rose on Monday after markets in Asia and Europe rallied. The ISM Services Index, which measures the strength of the U.S. nonmanufacturing economy, slowed to 56.9 in September from 59 in August. Economists had expected a more modest decline to 58. At the close the Dow and the S&P 500 were both up around 1.8%, while the NASDAQ was 1.6% higher.


05/10/2015 Argonaut Morning Note

Stocks pared early losses and rallied to end higher on Friday as investors weighed the impact of a disappointing jobs report. The swing from losses to gains in the S&P 500 and Dow was the largest in four years.


02/10/2015 Argonaut Morning Note

U.S. stocks ended mixed Thursday as concerns about global growth and its impact on U.S. economic health kept the desire to buy beaten-down stocks in check.