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Indeed, the S&P 500 index (^GSPC) is staged for the best May performance in nine years, boasting a month-to-date return of 2.8% thus far, while the Dow Jones Industrial (^DJI) also headed for the best May since 2009, according to FactSet data. Back in 2009, the Dow booked a 4.1% return for May as the S&P 500 returned 5.3% that month. The Nasdaq Composite Index (^IXIC) is the outperformer, on track for a May return of 5.2%, which would represent the technology-tilted index’s best rise for that month since 2005, when it advanced by 7.63%.
How much money is in your checking account? Markets are experiencing another period of volatility this week, and new research suggests checking account customers are doing something that indicates they don’t feel as secure as they would like about the economy. Moebs Services, an economic-research firm in Lake Bluff, Ill., analyzed over 12,000 depository call reports and compared them to the Federal Reserve monetary data for 2017.
U.S. stocks stalled Friday but hung on to weekly gains, as tumbling oil prices and worries over political risks from North Korea to Italy kept investors on guard ahead of the holiday-lengthened weekend. Stock indexes around the world struggled to gain ground this week as geopolitical rifts drove investors into relatively safe assets such as government bonds and gold.
Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Stock indexes finished an indecisive week with small losses.
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Stock indexes finished an indecisive week with small losses.
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Friday, largely due to a selloff in energy shares. The S&P 500 energy sectors slumped 2.6%, weighing on the broader index. But all three main benchmarks posted weekly ...
Prominent investment firm Goldman Sachs (GS) also said that the rising rates could change the valuation of the equity market (SPY) (QQQ) (DIA). Rising inflation is signaling that interest rates could rise too. The faster rate hike expectation is pushing the bond yield higher.
NetApp (NTAP) stock has returned 69% in the last 12 months, -2.3% in the last month, and -5.5% in the last five days. It rose 36% in 2016 and 60% in 2017. Since the start of 2018, the stock has risen 21%.
I think this week we are officially “on pause” with our trade war while negotiations continue. Though I think the last update was that President Trump was not happy with how they are going. Either way, the ongoing fracas (yes, fracas) continues to dent the mood of investors in the US and clearly in China as well. The Hang Seng Index is only up 2% this year while the Shanghai Comp is down 5%. Meanwhile, here in the U.S., the S&P 500 (SPY) is only up 2% while the Nasdaq (QQQ) has gained 8%. It is tempting to not get involved in equities with so much uncertainty. ...
The results are especially poor in midterm election years, as is 2018. The benchmark index’s performance is essentially flat over the month, with an average decline of 0.03%, according to the Almanac. Historical statistics paint a more positive picture for the Nasdaq Composite Index (^IXIC), which is currently the best-performing of the three major indexes in 2018.
U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Friday, as selling in energy shares weighed on the main indexes. The main benchmarks looked set to finish the week with modest gains, however. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors eyed the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea, developments in global trade disputes and prepared for a long weekend in the U.S. and Britain.
The Dow just might saunter to a weekly win. Count JonesTrading’s Michael O’Rourke among the strategists marveling at the stock market’s resilience. Ahead of 2018’s 101st session, he offers a chart that ...
U.S. markets will be shuttered Monday, May 28 for the Memorial Day holiday, while London markets not be trading for their own bank holiday.
Wall Street stocks were poised for modest gains on Friday, with geopolitics still a distraction for investors, but a clutch of economic data and Fed speakers are swinging into focus ahead of the long holiday ...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined Thursday after President Donald Trump called off a summit with North Korea, hitting investors with another wave of uncertainty. News of the canceled summit came within 30 minutes of the stock market’s open, pulling the blue-chip index down as much as 291 points before it recouped some of its losses later in the afternoon. As major indexes regained a bit of their footing, some money managers said the latest exchange between Washington and Pyongyang could be more of a negotiating tactic than a wholesale abandonment of the peacemaking process.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders.
Asian stocks drifted lower on Friday, although the Nikkei 225 eked out slight gains. Declines came after U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. A U.S. probe into automobile imports on a "national security" basis hit automakers on Thursday, and most South Korean and Japanese automakers extended those declines.
Consumer sentiment and earnings from Foot Locker will be highlights for investors to cap off the final full week of May.
Shares sank worldwide on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a planned June meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, while tariff fears hit auto stocks and safety buying ramped up. Trump, ...
U.S. stocks finish in the red on Thursday as a sharp decline in the energy-related shares pressured the broader market.
U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Thursday as energy companies skidded along with oil prices. The market dropped after President Donald Trump said he canceled a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but recovered most of those losses.
U.S. stocks closed modestly lower on Thursday, with energy stocks leading the decline as crude-oil prices fell. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3% to 24,811. The S&P 500 slid 0.2% to 2,728. The ...
Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities on Friday on sexual-misconduct charges, according to reports Thursday afternoon. The disgraced movie mogul has been the subject of criminal probes ...