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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dow Jones Close 8/17/16 Stock Market Closing Prices

Stock Market Closing Prices - August 17, 2016

Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DJIA ) Close - 18573.94 Up 21.92
Nasdaq Stock Market Close - 5228.66 Up 1.55
S&P 500 Close  - 2182.22 Up 4.07

Commodities Closing Prices - 8/17/16

Gold Close - 1351
Silver Close - 19.67
Oil Close - 46.89
Natural Gas Close - 2.62

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 18574 on 8/17/16, as the stock market ended slightly higher.  The stock market continues to move higher after a better than expected jobs report.  However, at some point, the S&P 500 will see a correction back to its 200 day moving average now located at 2051 and rising.  Keep an eye on earnings from Cisco (CSCO) on Wednesday.   We will be watching this stock closely in the stock picks group.

As of the close today, MGT Capital Investments (MGT)  is the top stock gainer in 2016

As of the close today, Vista Gold (VGZ) is the top stock gainer of 2016 above $2

Check out my list of good stocks for 2016.  Check that page for the latest updates.

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Stocks to Buy 8/18/16 August 18, 2016

Stocks to Buy 8/18/16 August 18, 2016 - @stockstobuy - Twitter

Below is a list of stocks to watch on Thursday.  These stocks are active and have the potential to break out this week.  For more in-depth ideas, join my trading group - Stock Picks Group

Check out my Stock Picks for 2017 - Stocks to Buy 2017 - Penny Stocks Picks 2016

MGT Capital Investments (MGT) - MGT is one of the top stocks in 2016, Up over 1,000%.  See More.....

Small Cap Bull 3x (TNA) - TNA has now spiked over $40 off the low this year.  Continue to expect big moves in 2016 and beyond.  TNA remains the best trading stock in the market right now.  If we see another correction below $60, buy with conviction.

Shake Shack (SHAK) - Shake Shack (SHAK) is pulling back after a huge earnings run.  SHAK will break out one of these quarters and be a darling stock in 2017.  The stock is a buy near $30.

Twitter (TWTR) - Twitter (TWTR) hit $21 and is slowly drifting back down .  TWTR is a strong buy below $16 for the long term.

Chipotle (CMG) - Chipotle (CMG) is trying to form a base below $400.  CMG is a buy below $400.

Tesla (TSLA) - Tesla (TSLA) continues to hold up strong around $220-$230.  Tesla (TSLA) is a strong buy below $200 going forward.

China 3x Bull ETF (YINN) - YINN exploded from $15-$19 recently.  YINN will now have resistance located at $19.50 going forward.

Apple (AAPL) - Apple (AAPL) continues to climb and is seeing strong buying right now.  Resistance will be located up at $110.

Keep an eye on HMNY and JNUG which are some of the hottest stocks in 2016 above $2.  Top Stock Gainers 2016

Vista Gold (VGZ) is one of the Top Performing Penny Stocks in 2016 - Also watch UNXL & GSS.

Stocks to Watch - 8/18/16

Sky Solar (SKYS)
Threshold Pharma (THLD)
Scynexis (SCYX)
CitiTrends (CTRN)
Urban Outfitters (URBN)
Pulmatrix (PULM)
Aegean Marine (ANW)

Hot Stocks - August 17, 2016

Hot Stocks 8/17/16 August 17, 2016

Below is a list of the hottest stocks in the stock market today.  I watch these stocks closely in pre market and then look for good trading opportunities right after the stock market open.  If you are looking for more ideas, check out my stocks to buy 2017 page to see my latest stocks picks.  Or, if you are into penny stocks, take a look at my penny stocks for 2016 article.

Top Stocks Today - 8/17/16 - Pre Market

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (MGT) - MGT is one of the hottest stocks in 2016, Up over 1,000% - More.....

SCYNEXIS, Inc. (SCYX) -  Analyst initiates $15 price target on this $2 stock.  Shares are gapping up in pre market.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN) -   Urban Outfitters Reports Record Q2 Sales and EPS -

Comstock Resources Inc. (CRK) - CRK is gapping up in pre market.

Vista Gold (VGZ)  - VGZ is one of the Top Penny Stocks in 2016, up over 400% - More.....

Cisco Systems (CSCO)  will be delivering earnings August 17, 2016. We will be watching the developments in the stock picks group.

Other Pre Market Gainers  - VRX

For more hot stocks throughout the trading day, view Today's Biggest Gainers

Mortgage Rates 8/17/16 August 17, 2016

By Tim - - @stockstobuy -

Home Mortgage Interest Rates - August 17, 2016

Interest rates have been flat in August 2016. Below is list of Today's Mortgage Rates from Wells Fargo.

Loan Type - Interest Rate - APR - 8/17/16

30-Year Fixed Rate                 3.625% 3.674%
30-Year Fixed-Rate FHA 3.500% 4.543%
15-Year Fixed Rate                 3.000% 3.051%
7/1 ARM                                 3.125% 3.517%
5/1 ARM                                 3.000% 3.544%

Jumbo Loan Rates - APR - 8/17/16

30-Year Fixed Rate                 3.500% 3.506%
15-Year Fixed Rate                 3.250% 3.261%

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1 and 3 Month Libor Rates 8/17/16 August 17, 2016

By Tim - - @Stockstobuy -

Here are the current libor rates for today. Today's Libor Rates for 8/17/16 are: 1 Month Libor Rate - 0.50744 & 3 Month Libor Rate - 0.80411%. The overnight Libor rate is 0.41889%. As you can see, Libor Rates changed today, August 17, 2016.

-Due to a policy change, Libor rates are published on a 24 hour delay.  They are updated when the results are published.

Here are Previous Libor rates. You can also compare Libor Rates to how the Dow Jones trades.

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Dow Jones Futures 8/17/16 Stock Market Futures

Stock Market Futures for 8/17/16

The Dow Jones and Stock Market were lower on Tuesday.  Will the stock market go up or down on Wednesday.  Keep tabs on the stock market futures which will predict the open on Wednesday.  If you invest or trade stocks, check out my stock picks group. We are making some big trades in there right now. Sign in and sign up.

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Stock Market Futures - August 17, 2016

Dow Jones Futures - Up 13
S&P 500 Futures - Up 3
NASDAQ Futures - Up 5
Gold Futures - 1348
Silver Futures - 19.63
Oil Futures - 46.24
Asian Markets ( Nikkei ) - 16745

I recently updated my top stocks to watch for 2016.  There you will find my top stocks picks in 2016
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