Off the Charts

The market once again had a productive morning but faded in the afternoon to finish with only modest gains. With military action in Syria seemingly on hold until U.N. inspectors depart on Saturday. Stocks took advantage of that reprieve early in the session before running out of steam. The S&P finished up 0.20% while the Nasdaq showed relative strength with a 0.75% gain.

The group of strong tech stocks we have been highlighting recently led the charge again today. Those stocks will continue to be the focus for traders who choose to be at their desks tomorrow. Keep in mind that tomorrow is the Friday before a holiday weekend, so it could be a quiet trading session. Combine that with the fact that the market seems to be on hold for more news regarding Syria, and it has the makings of day you would be best served to sit out....294 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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