Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI)
DJI - DJI Delayed Price. Currency in USD
|Day's Range||18,335.34 - 18,572.09|
|52wk Range||15,450.56 - 18,722.61|
|Avg Vol (3m)||91,272,343|
- Editor's PickYahoo Finance•3 hours ago
The de facto standard measure of implied volatility in the markets – the CBOE VIX – had been anchored below 13 since the beginning of July (the lowest readings in a year) and only recently broke above 14. Some of this has to do with seasonal trends, but much of the slowness can be attributed to a market “Waiting for Godot.” In this metaphorical version of Beckett’s play, the part of Godot will be played by the inimitable Federal Open Market Committee and its leader, Janet Yellen. It has become tiresome to endlessly discuss the influence of the Fed (and to a lesser extent the ECB, BOE, BOJ and PBOC), but to ignore this issue would be to ignore reality.
- Editor's PickYahoo Finance•5 hours ago
Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are rallying at midday after Janet Yellen’s Jackson Hole speech, with health care (XLV) leading the way up, and utilities (XLF) in the rear, but still in the green. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Justine Underhill is joined by Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and Thomson Reuters markets reporter Dion Rabouin. First up is the latest bizarre twist in the battle between two billionaires over Herbalife.
- Editor's PickYahoo Finance•yesterday
Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are flat to up at midday on low volume, with financials (XLF) leading the way up, and energy (XLE) consumer staples (XLP) in the red. Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Nicole Sinclair is joined by Yahoo Finance’s Rick Newman and Seana Smith. Bowing to extreme public and political pressure, Mylan is lowering the price of its EpiPen through a savings card of up to $300 and by increasing eligibility for a patient assistance program.