The Week Ahead in the Stock Market
September 03, 2012
Market Information for this Week.....
The Week Ahead in the Stock Market – September 03, 2012
Marking the end of the summer doldrums, Wall Street is likely to kick off September with heavy trading volume while it hopes that the European Central Bank will hint at further stimulus measures to boost the global economy.
Also the information required in regard to earnings, economic data, ETFs is also included.
The Economy and Earnings in the Week Ahead – September 03, 2012
U.S. data for the economy is an important key to the stock market stimulus in the week ahead as it has been setting up a pattern of beating economist’s reduced expectations. Analysts see that as a positive catalyst for stocks.
The Past Week Stock Market Results – September 03, 2012
The stock market finished higher in volatile trading on the final day of the month, after Fed Chairman Bernanke reiterated his promise that the central bank stands ready to act and following some encouraging European headlines.
All three major averages also logged their first August gains since 2009.
The Major ETFs in the Week Ahead – September 03, 2012
Stock investors found enough positives in the long-awaited comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke last Friday to push ETFs higher, as the major averages recouped most of the week’s losses.
Despite the consolidation below recent highs, the index ETFs remain in uptrends. This is a pivotal area for stocks, as moves higher will confirm there is enough buying pressure to push the stocks well above the highs from earlier in the year.
A Surprise September Rally, August 31, 2012
There seems to be a continual barrage of information in regard to how bad September is for the stock market – but after breaking down the data there could a nice surprise with a September rally.