Stocks Grind Higher Into Weekend; Bonds Steady: Markets Wrap

BloombergStocks in South Korea were lower after a holiday. Earlier, the S&P 500 Index rose after a volatile Thursday session with above-average volume. New Zealand's 10-year yield dropped below 1% for the first time and Japan's 10-year yield slipped to the lowest ...

August 16th 2019


Stock markets stable after China trade warning

BBC NewsStock markets around the world have stabilised, after fears of a slowing global economy sparked a big sell-off on Wednesday. The main US share indexes closed 3% lower overnight, but the benchmark Dow Jones was slightly higher on Thursday. This was ...

August 15th 2019


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


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 gains as stock market struggles to claw back from Monday's big losses

MarketWatchThe Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.39% rose 101 points, or 0.4%, to 25,819, but off its intraday high at 25,946.74, the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.44% climbed 15 points, or 0.5%, at 2.859, weighed by a 0.8% decline in the energy sector XLE, -1.09% and ...

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


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


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