Stock Markets Take A Breather After Steep Drop

NPRInvestors paused to catch their breath Thursday, one day after the stock market suffered its worst drop of the year. Market indexes were flat as investors digested mixed signals about prospects for the U.S. economy. Consumer spending — a key pillar of the ...

August 15th 2019


5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday

CNBCU.S. stock futures, in volatile trading, swung from earlier gains to losses Thursday after China vowed to take unspecified steps to counter President Donald Trump's plan to impose 10% tariffs about $300 billion of additional Chinese imports on Sept. 1.

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 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 sinks on growing recession fears

CBS NewsThe S&P 500 stock index fell 2.9%, giving back all of its gains from the day before when the U.S. delayed some of the tariffs threatened on Chinese imports. The tech-heavy Nasdaq was down 3%. On the podium of the NYSE during the exchange's 4:00 p.m. ...

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


One simple chart points to a stock market rebound

CNBCWall Street's big rebound from a days-long sell-off lost a little steam Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, up more than 200 points at session highs, edged back by the middle of the session, while the S&P 500 retreated from its own highs. A day earlier ...

August 6th 2019


The stock market is exactly where it was one year ago

CNBCThe last 12 months have been a whirlwind for stocks. Last year, the euphoria of a massive corporate tax break gave way to a U.S.-China trade war and a rate increase from the Federal Reserve, causing the market to suffer its worst December since the Great ...

August 6th 2019


Dow trading higher after China blinks

CNNThe Dow (INDU) pulled back from a more than 200 point gain, fell briefly into the red, and was trading about 100 points, or 0.5% higher. The S&P 500 (SPX) was up 0.6%, compared with nearly 1% earlier. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (COMP), which ...

August 6th 2019


Dow Jones Looks To Snap Extended Losing Streaks

Investor's Business DailyThe stock market ran higher early Tuesday after China stabilized its currency. The Dow Jones industrials jumped more than 150 points at the open just one day after the stock market had its worst day of 2019. Dow Jones stock Apple (AAPL) was one of the top ...

August 6th 2019


The Dow Is Bouncing Back From the Brink Because China Isn't Letting Its Currency Crumble

Barron'sSweet Relief. Stocks are recovering from Monday's fall, with Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 futures up 1% at recent check, while the Nasdaq Composite is climbing 1.2% ahead of the open. China fixed the yuan back below 7, which reassured ...

August 6th 2019


This One Image Proves Today's Stock Market Plunge is No Apocalypse

CCN MarketsIt can be a scary thing to see the Dow Jones down more than 900 points, the NASDAQ down 300 points, and the S&P 500 down almost 100 points. That means the stock market, in general, lost about 3 percent of its value today. Yet the stock market is now ...

August 6th 2019


It's Time for Some Perspective on Stock Market Corrections and "Plunges"

Yahoo FinanceThe headlines are unavoidable if you're surfing social media or watching a national news network. On Monday, the stock market "plunged." Here's just a snippet of the headlines that investors encountered following the weakest trading day of 2019, which saw ...

August 6th 2019


'Tsunami of Risk Aversion' Ripples Through Asian Stock Markets

Bloomberg"Overweight gold and gold mining stocks as the ultimate hedge against China currency devaluation," said Rainer Michael Preiss, a portfolio strategist at Taurus Family Office in Singapore. "Many market participants had hoped for a trade deal but now it seems ...

August 6th 2019


Dow Jones Futures Plunge As US Labels China 'Currency Manipulator'; Apple, AMD Extend Losses

Investor's Business DailyDow Jones futures tumbled late Monday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, after the U.S. declared China a "currency manipulator" following Beijing's yuan devaluation Monday. That yuan devaluation, in response to new tariffs from President ...

August 6th 2019


Here's how the stock market lost more than $1.4 trillion (and counting) in less than a week

CNBCIt took just four brutal trading days for a $1.4 trillion wipeout in the S&P 500 stock value. From the Federal Reserve's disappointing comments on the future of interest rates to President Donald Trump's surprise tariffs to China's weaponizing of the yuan, the ...

August 6th 2019


The Dow Plunged 767 Points Because China Is Punching Back Against Tariffs

Barron'sDamage Made. All three major U.S. stock indexes plunged Monday as China began to push back against U.S. tariffs. The Chinese yuan fell sharply to reach its lowest level against the dollar in more than a decade, and Beijing has reportedly asked ...

August 6th 2019


Dow plunges more than 950 points after China devalues its currency

CNNDow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. Standard & Poor's and S&P ...

August 5th 2019