The Dow Gains 74 Points Because the US Consumer Is Strong

Barron'sBut with dropping U.S. Treasury yields and the Chinese government saying it would take “necessary counter-measures” against U.S. tariffs, optimism was kept in check. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 74 points, or 0.3%. The S&P 500 gained 0.2%, ...

August 15th 2019


Dow holds steady after plunge but investors remain cautious about recession

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks steadied themselves Thursday amid hopes that the heart of the economy — shoppers spending at stores and online — can stay strong and help avert a recession. Caution continued to dominate markets around the world, ...

August 15th 2019


The Dow Is Up Because Investors Are Moving on From a Very Bad Day for Stocks

Barron'sBack in the Black. Stocks are rebounding on Thursday, with Dow Jones Industrial Average futures and S&P 500 futures rising 0.6% and the Nasdaq Composite up 0.5% before the open. While China promised to hit back on the latest round of U.S. tariffs, ...

August 15th 2019


Dow tumbles 800 points after bond market flashes a recession warning

CNNNew York (CNN Business) The Dow fell 800 points Wednesday after the bond market, for the first time in over a decade, flashed a warning signal that has an eerily accurate track record for predicting recessions. See what's driving markets now. Fear and ...

August 15th 2019


Dow opens flat, holding most of Wednesday's steep losses

ABC NewsThe Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading sideways in early trade, up 0.063% to 25,495.35 shortly after the open, after suffering the largest losses of the year on Wednesday on recession cues from the bond market. Similarly, the tech-heavy NASDAQ, ...

August 15th 2019


9 key countries are on the verge of recession, driving fears the US could follow

Washington PostPoet John Donne famously wrote, “No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.” It seems that Wall Street and the White House are increasingly going to have to ponder something similar: Can the U.S. economy remain solid when ...

August 15th 2019


Recession fears sink global stocks lower

USA TODAYBEIJING — Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after Wall Street fell on mounting fears of a possible recession. Benchmarks in London, Tokyo and Sydney declined while Shanghai closed higher after spending most of the day in negative territory ...

August 15th 2019


Stock Markets, Jolted by Economic Worry, Suffer 2nd Worst Drop of 2019

The New York TimesTrade-war worries hammered financial markets again on Wednesday as data from Germany and China showed trouble for manufacturing-reliant economies, while the bond market renewed fears of an American recession. Stocks and commodities tumbled in ...

August 15th 2019


Stock market news: August 14, 2019

Yahoo FinanceStocks plunged on Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average booking its worst single-day of trading for the year. Markets initially turned sharply lower after the U.S. bond market flashed its brightest warning signal yet presaging a potential recession.

August 14th 2019


Dow drops 800 points, marking worst day for stock market this year

ABC NewsThe Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 800 points on Wednesday, as investors suffered their worst day of the year as new concerns arose over data on global economic growth.

August 14th 2019


Trump's recession risk rises

PoliticoAn inversion in this corner of the bond market has occurred before every recession since the 1950s, raising the potential for the 2020 election to look more like 2008 when a cratering economy dominated the political debate. That could derail Trump's plans to ...

August 14th 2019


Stocks losses deepen as a key recession warning surfaces

Washington PostFor the first time since the run-up to the Great Recession, the yields – or returns – on short-term U.S. bonds eclipsed those of long-term bonds. Normally, the government needs to pay out higher rates to attract investors for its long-term bonds. But with so many ...

August 14th 2019


A possible recession? Treasury yields invert, sounding economic alarm bells

USA TODAYNEW YORK — An economic alarm bell has sounded in the U.S., sending warning signs of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return ...

August 14th 2019