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The major stock indexes closed flat Friday after giving up modest gains, as if to pause before a huge upcoming week of earnings.
Strength in shares of Microsoft stock gave tech stocks a lift near midday Monday. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 recovered off lows to turn slightly positive amid weakness in the U.S. dollar.
After the market closed on Monday, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported “disappointing” results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018, and its stock reacted by falling as much as 14% in the hours following the release. One thing that I think is very important to point out is that subscriber growth is the most scrutinized metric in Netflix’s earnings reports, and Wall Street cares more about the sequential growth (quarter-over-quarter) than the year-over-year growth.
Early earnings news from Microsoft, Intuitive Surgical and VF Corp. on Friday countered the weak global trade that followed new trade threats from the White House. The Dow and S&P 500 opened lower, as they sought their third straight weekly gains.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is poised for a fall morning as trade war worries resurface. Look Up Stocks ended lower on Thursday, and it looks like the Nasdaq, helped by Microsoft (MSFT), may be the only index to buck that trend Friday. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are 0.4% lower, while S&P 500 futures are off 0.2% but Nasdaq Composite futures are clinging to gains, up 0.1%.
The S&P 500 closed at a 5.5-month high price level on Wednesday and clocked the second consecutive daily gain. On Thursday, nine out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day lower. The release of stronger-than-expected earnings reports boosted the S&P 500 on Wednesday.
Want to know why the Dow Jones Industrial Average is doing what it's doing? Check back here for a semi-live look at the volatile markets from Barron's reporters. 7:41 a.m. It's a mixed market this morning, ...
SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets fell sharply Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports, escalating the rhetoric in a trade war that could hit global economic growth.
Asian markets wobbled Friday on signs that China and the U.S. were preparing to impose more tariffs on each other's products. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 lost 0.5 percent to 22,652.42 and South Korea's ...
Banks and other large U.S. stocks fell Thursday, but smaller companies climbed, which made for a mixed finish on Wall Street. Representatives of the auto industry addressed Congress and spoke out against ...
Small-cap equity indexes outperformed Thursday, but entertainment megacap Disney broke out. Apple may be working on a brand-new base following a mild advance from a 179.04 double-bottom entry point.
Want to know why the Dow Jones Industrial Average is doing what it's doing? In an interview with CNBC, President Donald Trump said that he's "not thrilled" about rising rates. Trump's comments didn't have much impact on the stock market—the S&P 500 has declined 0.3% to 2806.95, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has dropped 106.36 points, or 0.4%, to 25,092.93, and the Nasdaq Composite has fallen 0.3% to 7832.28.
Stocks shifted lower Thursday. On the Dow, American Express, Traveler's and IBM reported Q2 results. Cisco gained on Amazon news, and markets looked toward DOJ hearings on auto tariffs.
The S&P 500 started this week on a mixed note and moved higher as the week progressed. On Wednesday, the S&P 500 opened the day higher and rose to fresh 5.5-month high price levels. On July 18, five out of 11 major S&P 500 sectors closed the day higher. Strength in the financials and industrials sectors supported the market. However, weakness in the utilities and consumer staples sectors limited the market’s gains.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets drifted lower Thursday as the U.S. mulled whether to impose new tariffs on autos and auto parts. Europe said it was preparing to retaliate in kind, denting one of the key drivers of global growth.
Dow futures: Dow Jones giants IBM, Cisco Systems and American Express were notable movers overnight. So were eBay and Alcoa.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes.
Big gains for banks and for transportation companies like airlines and railroads took U.S. stock indexes slightly higher Wednesday. Other parts of the market didn't move much.
BAML (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) conducted a survey that polled 178 global investors with $663 billion in assets under management from July 6–12. According to the survey, fund managers are turning increasingly bearish on corporate and economic performance prospects.
Tech stocks were under mild selling pressure near midday Wednesday, but shares of Amazon held up after the Nasdaq 100 giant called its recent Prime Day the most successful ever.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is barely moving this morning. •...and highlight a Goldman Sachs downgrade of Clorox (CLX). S&P 500 futures have dipped 0.1%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have ticked up 3 points.
According to data provided by the United States Census Bureau, US retail sales rose strongly in June and met market expectations. It stood at 0.5% in June compared to a 0.8% rise in May, and it beat the market expectations of a 0.5% increase.