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For investors, though, it’s a dream come true. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 147.24 points, or 0.6%, to close at 26,559.54, while the S&P 500 dipped 0.1% to 2905.03, and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.2% to 7998.06. Fears of a looming recession induced panic-selling in December and left investors wondering what had happened.
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock indexes were mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.
Major U.S. indexes managed small gains Thursday, though not enough to prevent a losing week for the S&P 500 following three weeks of gains. Industrial stocks led the way higher on strong company earnings. ...
Industrials led the S&P 500 and the Dow moderately higher on Thursday after robust U.S. economic data and some healthy corporate earnings reports. For the holiday-shortened week, the S&P snapped its three-week winning streak, while the Dow and the Nasdaq posted weekly gains. The bellwether S&P 500 has hovered within a percent of its all-time high for the last five sessions.
The latest round of earnings reports propelled U.S. stocks higher, following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Stocks have lost some of their morning momentum approaching midday Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 91.96 points, or 0.4%, to 26,541.50 in recent trading, while the S&P 500has ticked up 0.1%, and the Nasdaq Composite is down 0.2%. Just don’t blame the release of the Mueller report, which seems to have been ignored by the market.
Stock-index futures were a little lower as more earnings reports poured in and investors waited for the release of the Mueller report this morning. Also in focus is Pinterest’s initial public offering.
Reports of a potential acquisition by the marijuana company lifted Canopy, while Alcoa, Las Vegas Sands, Snap, and United Rentals were in focus as well.
Stock markets were subdued Thursday as investors digested corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data, with some traders in Europe preparing for a long weekend. London's FTSE 100 fell 0.1% to 7,460 and Frankfurt's DAX rose 0.5% to 12,208. A survey of manufacturing activity in Europe showed the sector stabilized in April after months of declines.
STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG 7:31 a.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average looks set for a lower open Thursday as the market awaits the release of the Mueller report. Dow futures have declined 34 points, or 0.
You don’t have to look hard for reasons why stocks are nearing new highs—and most of them can be found in the wreckage of the December selloff.
Major Asia-Pacific markets closed lower. On the trade front, sources told CNBC on Wednesday that Beijing officials are looking at U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming international travel dates that might offer potential for a summit off of American soil. Major Asia-Pacific markets closed lower on Thursday, with Indonesia's benchmark index bucking the overall trend as stocks jumped on election hopes.
Tuesday’s rally put all three indexes less than 1.5% from records, but investors were too skittish to push forward. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 0.01% to 26,449.54. The S&P 500 lost 6.61 points, or 0.23%, to end at 2900.45, and the Nasdaq Composite slipped 4.15 points, or 0.05%, to close at 7996.08.
Stocks finished a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street Wednesday with modest losses that erased most of the market's slight gains from a day earlier. A sharp sell-off in health care companies far outweighed ...
U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Wednesday as a drop in healthcare shares overshadowed a string of positive corporate earnings and upbeat economic data from the United States and China. All three major U.S. stock indexes ended the session in negative territory, with the S&P 500 remaining just within a percent below its record high reached in September. UnitedHealth Group Inc, Pfizer Inc, Merck & Co Inc and Abbott Laboratories all closed down between 1.9% and 4.7%, and were among the biggest drags on the broader S&P 500.
U.S. stocks ended a choppy session slightly lower as investors considered stronger-than-expected economic data from China and a latest batch of corporate earnings results.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard told Yahoo Finance that the central bank couldn't "sugar coat" its complicated dovish rate hike in December of 2018.
Although Chinese economic data came in ahead of expectations, investors were weighing that news with a spate of earnings reports, now that first-quarter reporting season is in full swing.
Some of the forces that have propped up U.S. corporate profit margins face a major test as global trends shift, Bridgewater Associates said on Wednesday.
SECTORFOCUS BLOG Off to a Good Start. Stocks are rising early Wednesday, with Dow Jones Industrial Average futures up 0.2%, S&P 500 futures 0.3% higher, and the Nasdaq Composite leading the pack with 0.
Corporate profits are the market’s main focus, but there’s news on other fronts as well. Consolidation continues in the paint industry, Intel is exiting its 5G modem business after the Qualcomm-Apple deal. And the merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is reportedly at risk.
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after news that China's economy grew at a better than expected 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter failed to entice wary investors focused on weaker U.S. corporate earnings.