Fears of higher oil prices and higher rates remain among investors and that's been putting a cap on stocks' gains.
I wouldn't read too much into today's downdraft, but how holiday sales come out is going to be key, and that would drive the market.
I'm a little surprised the oil prices haven't hurt the market more.
Companies are meeting expectations, but they are not beating expectations by a great amount, and I think that's part of the indecision today.
It was a little bit weak, but a little weak means the Fed won't be so aggressive in raising interest rates, which should help the market.
People were thinking about this all weekend, about the prices going up, and maybe some people are a bit more forward thinking.
Short-term interest rates are rising and people are worried how long the economy is going to continue to do well. That's not helping the market.
The Pfizer news is weighing down the market,
It's been pretty quiet, there's light volume, and there's lack of news, so that causes a little bit of volatility.
Oil prices falling just sparked the market. And then the good GDP number this morning didn't hurt either.
Oil prices falling just sparked the market, ... And then the good GDP number this morning didn't hurt either.
Apple's results are going to put a damper on stocks this morning. Investors are worried that it may set the tone for other reports at the start of the earnings season.
Time Warner came this morning with very positive news, enough to boost demand among media shares,
The market overall needs to get a clearer picture about how third-quarter earnings are going to do, and the outlook and how economic growth has been,