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


Futures Rise on Walmart Results, Retail Sales Data: Markets Wrap

Bloomberg“It's a tough week with markets as volatile as they are,” said John Roe, the head of multi-asset funds at Legal & General. “Fundamentals are playing a central role but it's not helped by trade war politics. Markets seemed calmer today after Trump's more positive ...

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 futures erase overnight gains after China, Hong Kong jolt global markets

CNBCStock futures erased solid overnight gains early Thursday after China vowed to take steps to counter U.S. tariffs, rattling global equity markets and sending Dow futures plummeting. Markets were shaken by a pair of reports out of Asia. China has to take ...

August 15th 2019


Dow plunges 800 points and Asian stocks fall as recession fears grow

The GuardianSigns of a global economic slowdown roiled the markets on Wednesday as shares dived and investors fled to bonds with such intensity that short-term yields rose above longer-term ones for the first time since the crisis of a decade ago – an inversion many ...

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