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0 Comments 23 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) dipped 2.41 points and 0.46 percent to 516.88 Wednesday as investors grew cautious over earnings and were disappointed with homes sales and manufacturing data. Year to date, the B400 is up 0.91 percent. Top percentage advancers included Skyworks Solutions, Delta Air Lines, Renewable Energy Group, FMC Technologies and EOG Resources. Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) [...]

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Barron's 400 Diary

B400 Hits a Pothole, but Recovery is Underway

0 Comments 23 April 2014

April is the cruelest month, the poet warned, and it has been tough for the Barron’s 400 Index. That’s when turbulence slammed the market as Internet, technology and biotechnology stocks fell sharply. About 32% of the index is in health care and technology stocks, which means the Barron’s 400 wasn’t spared. Indeed, the index’s equal weighting [...]

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0 Comments 22 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) rose 4.73 points and 0.92 percent to 519.29 in Tuesday’s session, as the unfolding earnings season began to provide some encouragement to investors. Year to date, the B400 is up 1.36 percent. Top percentage gainers included Allergan, Conn’s, Lannett Co., Anika Therapeutics and Las Vegas Sands. Pharmaceuticals and related medical stocks were strong. Allergan [...]

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0 Comments 21 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) edged up 1.36 points and 0.26 percent to 514.56 Monday, striving to put a positive foundation on its 2014 performance as investors eyed upcoming quarterly earnings. Year to date, the index is ahead 0.43 percent. Technology names showed some strength as the week began. Top percentage gainers Monday included Micron Technology, Synaptics, [...]

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0 Comments 17 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) gained 2.09 points and 0.41 percent to 513.20 Thursday, turning marginally positive for the year, on a favorable tone to earnings results and a lull in Ukraine tensions. Year to date, the B400 is now ahead 0.17 percent. Top percentage winners for the session included SanDisk, Warren Resources, Micron Technology, BofI Holding [...]

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0 Comments 16 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) rose 6.55 points and 1.30 percent to 511.11 Wednesday, nearly regaining the break-even mark for the year, as favorable earnings results and gains in industrial production cheered investors. For 2014 to date, the B400 is down 0.23 percent. Top percentage winners Wednesday included Repligen, j2 Global, Oasis Partners, Emergent BioSolutions and Stamps.com. Repligen [...]

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0 Comments 15 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) rose 2.63 points and 0.52 percent to 504.56 Tuesday as investors shrugged off increased tensions in the Ukraine crisis and focused on the potential for U.S. stocks. Year to date, the index is off 1.51 percent. Top percentage gainers included Conn’s, Ubiquiti Networks, Repligen, Lannett Co., and Bonanza Creek Energy. Conn’s (CONN) surged [...]

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0 Comments 14 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) gained 3.19 points and 0.64 percent to 501.94 Monday, as investors expressed cautious optimism in stocks as earnings season began to unfold. Year to date, the B400 is down 2.02 percent. The top percentage gainers in Monday’s session included Edwards Lifesciences, Heartland Payment Systems, Herbalife, CVR Energy and Synaptics. Edwards Lifesciences (EW) surged [...]

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0 Comments 10 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 (B400) slid 12.21 points and 2.36 percent to 505.28 in Thursday’s session, as a selloff in overextended technology and biotech shares spread to the broader market. For the year to date, the B400 fell back into negative territory, and is now down 1.37 percent for 2014. Among the top percentage decliners were Pharmacyclics, Ubiquiti [...]

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0 Comments 09 April 2014

The Barron’s 400 Index (B400) gained 6.99 points and 1.37 percent to 517.49 Wednesday, with investors buoyed by Federal Reserve minutes that showed interest rate hikes are likely safely in the distance. Year to date, the index is in positive territory, up 1.01 percent for 2014. Top percentage gainers in Wednesday trade included US Ecology, Nexstar Broadcasting, [...]

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