This Week In The Markets: Solar Outpaces Dow, NASDAQ Again

Strong week all around; Dow approaches 10,000 The 20 Solar Stocks Index (20SSI) gained a sparkling 8% this week compared to the Dow’s and NASDAQ’s 2.2 and 2.5% gains respectively. It was is usually a blah month for trading all three indexes gained for the second straight week. MarketPlacereported consumer stocks, including Procter & Gamble, […] Read more

Sept 8-11: Solar Outgains Dow, NASDAQ

But China’s getting the PV manufacturing jobs Forthe first time in seven weeks, the 20 Solar Stock Index outpaced boththe DJIA and NASDAQ. Even though all three indexes finished downFriday, the 20SSI was up over32 points to finish the week at 413.67, an 8.5% gain. The Dow finishedup 164.14 this week, about 1.74% ahead and […] Read more

Aug 31-Sep 4: Dow, NASDAQ, Solar Slip Equally

And September’s historically bad month on Wall Street A report this morning showed a decline in job losses in August whichseem to have helped industrial like GE and Caterpillar lead stocks onFriday. However, the gains were not enough to offset losses earlierthis week, as reported on MarketWatch. The Dow lost 103points for the week ending […] Read more

Dow, NASDAQ Chug On; Solar Index Down Slightly

Canadian Solar up over 26% Although it was up 181 points earlier today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finish up 114 points today to finish the week at 9370.07, the highest in nine months. NASDAQalso the week well at 2000.25, about 22 points up from last Friday. The20 Solar Stock Index closed down 3.67 points […] Read more

July 27-31: Dow, NASDAQ Creep Up Solar Drops 5.8%

Dow’s best month since Oct. ’02 The Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded its best month in nearly seven years, posting an 882-point boost since Friday, July 3. In fact it was the best July for Wall Streetin twenty years. Gains for the week for the Dow and NASDAQ were meagerhowever, with both gaining less than […] Read more

July 6-10: Solar Stocks Drop 11%

Dow also down fourth straight week… The20 Solar Stocks Index (20SSI) dropped 41 points this week, an 11% loss.The index has lost 90 points since June 5–a 24% loss in just fourweeks. The trend follows the Dow and NASDAQ, their losses have not beenas precipitous. The energy and climate change bill nowbefore the Senate is […] Read more

June 29-July 3: Another Downer Week

More bears are attacking TheDow lost 148.58 points over the week, nearly 2% off. The NASDAQ drop 42points and the 20 Solar Stocks Index (20SSI) lost about 9 points bothfinishing 2.3% off last week. MarketWatch and CNBCpoint to several reasons why the market over the past three weeks islooking bearish. Crude oil are doggedly rising; […] Read more

June 1-5: Dow Up 3%; NASDAQ, Solar Gain, Too

Market continues bullish LastFriday ended the 13th week of the new bull market which began March 9and virtually all indexes are still running strong. The Dow gainednearly 263 points, over 3% above last week’s close. The NASDAQ was up75 points, just over 4%. The 20 Solar Stock Index (20SSI) had mixedtrading, gaining nearly five points […] Read more