Money News: DOW Recovers, S&P, NASDAQ Close Up; Global Markets Down

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The Dow Jones Industrial, closed the trading week up with a surprisingly impressive gain sustaining a major weekend decline, investors continued to trust the shaky market and rode out the decline as the DOW roared back.

The DOW opened Monday November 30, 2015 at 17,482.68. Ending the month slightly down the DOW opened December 1, 2015 with a 128 point bounce. Beginning trading on a high note the DOW continued to trade up with minor declines. 

Trading remained steady throughout the first two days reaching the week high, 17,872.35 on Tuesday, before the DOW began to decline that continued through Thursday December 3 when the DOW hit the week low of 17,446.07.

Friday’s opening saw a 180 point bounce and the DOW continued to rise. At mid-morning the DOW had gained nearly 300 points. A minor plateau caused a slight decline and by 1:0)pm the DOW continued to gain nearly 353 points and managed to hold on throughout the afternoon with a slight gain the DOW closed the trading week up.

The DOW closed the trading week down with triple digit gain at 17,847.63 (+369.96/+2.12%). Opening at 17,482.68. The DOW held a day range of 17,482.68-to-17,866.47.

Gainers include Apple (+3.79/+3.29%) with a closing price of $119.01 per share, JPMorgan Chase & Co closing up at $67.89 per share for a gain of (+2.09/+3.18%), Microsoft Corp (+1.71/+3.16%) with a closing price of $55.91 per share, and Procter & Gamble Co closing up at $77.83 per share for a gain of (+2.09/+2.76%).

Losers for the week include Walt Disney Co closing down at $115.13 per share for a loss of (-3.54/-2.98%), Wal-Mart Store Inc closing down at $59.89 with a loss of (-0.35/-0.58%), Chevron Corp (-0.50/-0.55%) with a closing price of $90.37 and Coca-Cola Co (-0.21/-0.48%) with a closing price of $45.39.

Active for the week included General Electric Co in medium trading moved 58.20M shares closing even at $30.49 per share with a gain of (+1.53%), Apple Inc, in medium trading moved 57.78M shares, to close down at $119.03 per share with a loss of (+3.32%), Microsoft in medium trading moved 43.96M shares, closing up at $55.91 per share for a gain of (+3.16%), Pfizer Inc in soft trading moved 20.34M shares closing down at $32.81 per share with a gain of (+1.23%).

The NASDAQ closed up at 5,142.27 for a gain of (+104.74/+2.08%).

The S&P 500 also closed up at 2,091.69 for a gain of (+42.07/+2.05%).

World Markets

The ten most watched world markets, across the board, closed the trading week down. The DOW Jones Industrial, NASDAQ and S&P500 closed up.

The Bear Market swept across eight of the ten most watched global markets. The Americas Markets split with Mexico’s IPC closing down and Canada's S&P TSX Composite closing up.

The three top ten watched Central European Markets also closed slightly down.

The highly traded Asian Markets were mauled and all closed down.

Nikkei 225

The Japanese Nikkei 225 opened the trading week up (19,616.52) and maintained a steady four days  of solid showing and strong gains opened down Friday and was unable to stop the bleed closed the Nikkei ended the trading week down.  

The Nikkei had strong rallies and sharp, steep declines. Tuesday the market rallied and the Nikkei hit the week high of 20,012.40 just before Tuesday’s closing bell.

Stocks on the Nikkei remained solid throughout Thursday. Stocks on the Nikkei opened sharply down on Friday, until to rally or sustain the loss, the market continued in a freefall until the close. By day’s end the Nikkei had lost more than 2% of its total value.

The Nikkei closed the trading week down at 19, 504.48 with triple digit loss of (-435.42/-2.18%). 

Gainers for the week include Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd (+11.00/+2.58%), Fujitsu Ltd (+14.70/+2.33%), Nitto Denko Corp (+20.00/+0.23%), Trend Micro Inc (+10.00/+0.19%).

Losers include The Japan Steel Works Ltd (-22.00/-4.62%), Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co (-63.00/-4.20%), Tokyo Tatemono Co Ltd (-57.00/-3.76%) and Mitsui O SK Lines Ltd (-12.00/-3.73%).

Active on the Nikkei include Mizuho Financial Group Inc, in 50 straight weeks of strong trading, moving 135.55M shares to close down at ¥247.90 for a loss of (-1.39%), Unitika Ltd in medium trading, moved 82.92M shares for a gain/loss of ¥59.00 for a gain/loss of (+/-0.00%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc in medium trading moved 71.10M shares to close down at ¥803.60 for a loss of (-1.22%), Fujitsu Ltd in light trading moved 28.00M to close up at ¥646.60 for a gain of (+2.33%).

FTSE 100

London Markets, trading a full week, began the week down, opening Monday at 6,275.00 and gained across the board in steady trading during through Thursday when the market dramatically fell  and continued to fall into Friday closing the trading week down with minor double digit losses.

Stocks on the FTSE opened down on Tuesday, December 1, slightly higher and continued a slow rally gaining steadily throughout the week.6443.30

The FTSE hit the week high of 6,443.50 mid-morning on December 3. By 1:30pm the market fell 100 points and continued in a freefall until the Thursday’s closing bell ended the bleed and the FTSE lost 143.00 points closing at 6,301.82.

Friday stocks opened down and the FTSE began trading Friday with a loss of nearly 200 points. The decline continued throughout Friday hitting the week low of 6,225.72 late Friday afternoon.

The FTSE managed to close the week out with only minor declines.  

The London Markets closed down at 6,238.29 with double digit loss of (-36.71/-0.59%).

Gainers in the FTSE 100 include Berkeley Group Holdings (The) PLC (+275.00/+8.20%), Sage Group (The) PLC (+30.50/+5.25%), Randgold Resources Ltd (+123.00/+2.94%), easyJet PLC (+42.00/+2.58%).

Losers include Mondi PLC (-51.00/-3.31%), Glencore PLC (-2.75/-3.05%), Anglo American PLC (-10.85/-2.80%), and Whitbread PLC (-132.00/-2.80%).

Active on the FTSE 100 included Glencore PLC moving 68.21M shares in strong trading, closed down at €87.47 for a loss of (-3.05%), Lloyd Banking Group PLC, in strong trading, moved 73.11M shares to close down at €55.12 per share for a gain of (+0.15%), Vodafone Group PLC in medium trading moved 34.36M shares to close up at €215.15 for a loss of (-1.47%), BP PLC, in light trading moved 26.17M shares to close down at €359.75 per share for a loss of (-2.39%).

Hang Seng Index 

The Hang Seng Index opened the trading week down at (22,142.11) and managed for four days, of the full trading week, to sustain steady gains with limited, manageable, declines until Friday when the Hang Seng plummeted spiraling out of control to close the week out with triple digit losses.

The Hang Seng saw the week low early on Monday when just after the opening bell stocks plummeted to 21,925.32 and closed the month of November out down at 21,996.42 slightly higher than the week low.

Stocks opened Tuesday with a 200 point bounce at 22,197.81. The Hang Seng continued to rally through the closing bell Wednesday. Thursday opened down, with a slight loss, 22,327.04 and rallied throughout the day gaining another 100points by Thursday’s closing.

Stocks opened down 311 points Friday. Unable to initiate a rally the Hang Seng closed the trading week down with triple digit losses.

The Hang Seng closed down at 22,235.89 with a loss of (-181.12/-0.81%).

Gainers on the Hang Seng Index include China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd (+0.48/+3.87%), CNOOC Ltd (+0.07/+0.78%), Hang Lung Properties Ltd (+0.20/+1.09%), China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd (+0.20/+0.73%).

Losers for the week include Bank of Communications Co Ltd (-0.15/-2.69%), China Life Insurance Co Ltd (-0.65/-2.43%), Sands China Ltd (-0.65/-2.38%), PetroChina Co Ltd (-0.13/-2.29%).

Active trading on the Hang Seng Hong Kong Index includes Bank of China Ltd, in heavy trading moved 313.26M shares to close down at HK$3.47 (-1.14%), China Construction Bank Corp, in heavy trading, moved 252.63M shares to close down at HK$5.33 (-1.30%), Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, in heavy trading, moved 207.28M shares to close down at HK$4.65 (-1.69%), CNOOC, in medium trading moved 131.90M shares to close down HK$9.04 (+1.35%).

Source: Bing Finance

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