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Apr.18 -- Instinet's Market Technician Frank Cappalleri discusses market volatility with Bloomberg's Abigail Doolittle on "What'd You Miss?"
The worst may be over for stocks because the risks of a trade war or an actual war have diminished, writes Howard Gold.
U.S. stock-index futures point to a roughly flat open Thursday, putting the main gauges on track for a second-straight day of muted action. Equities are staying on course for a weekly gain, boosted by ...
Hedge Fund returns sank for a second straight month in March, the first back-to-back loss since the first two months of 2016, as trade wars, tech-sector woes and a Fed rate hike dragged down the S&P 500 ...
Most Asian and European shares rose and oil prices touched fresh multi-year highs on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks ...
U.S. stock futures pointed to muted action at the open Thursday, putting the equity market on track to catch its breath after the Dow dipped in the prior session, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite edged higher. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped by 5 points, or less than 0.1%, to 24,728, while those for the S&P 500 slipped by 1.70 points to 2,708.
In the absence of any major geopolitical events, sentiment in the stock market on Thursday is widely expected to be driven by earnings results.
The S&P 500 rallied a bit during the trading session on Wednesday, as we continue to show signs of buying every time we pull back. I think that the market should continue to see plenty of volatility, but it does look like we are ready to go higher.
Amazon rallied overnight as Amazon Prime memberships have topped 100 million. Customers pay for Amazon and Netflix services. Facebook and Google users pay in data. Wall Street favors the former right now.
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment.
The bond market has been on an extended tear since last September, which was also when the possibility of a tax cut began to be taken seriously. What Congress has given fiscally through tax cuts, it looks as though the Federal Reserve and the bond market will take away with rises in the price of money.
The Australian share market has opened higher after stronger commodities prices lifted BHP, Rio Tinto and shares in other miners. At 1030 AEST, the local currency was worth 77.91 US cents, up from 77.59 US cents on Wednesday.
The Cboe Volatility Index is how Wall Street measures anxiety. Lately it’s the gauge’s own plumbing that’s making people nervous.
The major equity indexes barely moved today, as a postearnings drop from International Business Machines (IBM) was canceled out by gains from Textron (TXT), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), and others. Ultimately, it shows once again that it's as much a market of stocks as it is a stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 38.56 points, or 0.2%, to 24,748.07, while the S&P 500 ticked up 0.1% to 2708.64, and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.2% to 7295.24.
Sleep Number Corp. shares fell nearly 10% in the extended session Wednesday after the company missed revenue expectations. Sleep Number stock fell 1.2% to $36.51 during the regular session. The company ...
Asian stocks headed for a mixed start following a U.S. session dominated by the drop in Treasuries, as investors continue to assess the speed of monetary policy tightening. Oil surged.
Metals extended their stellar gains on Thursday, driving another rally in Bloomberg’s commodity index as investors continue to fret about how Russian sanctions will impact the market. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index traded little changed following a mixed bag of corporate earnings, even after shares across Asia built on gains from a day earlier. The yen slipped as U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to work closely on bilateral trade.
Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring. In metro areas such as Denver, buyers are rushing to close a deal before mortgage rates get too high. WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for hundreds of American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.
Netflix Inc. has considered buying a theater chain owned by Mark Cuban before jettisoning the plan, according to a Los Angeles Times report late Wednesday. Citing anonymous sources, the Times said that Netflix considered buying the Landmark Theatres in Los Angeles, but didn't pursue the deal because the price was too high. Landmark had previously hired an investment bank to look into a sale, according to the Times report.
Juniper Networks’ (JNPR) revenue fell 11% YoY (year-over-year) in 4Q17, primarily due to weakness in the company’s routing business and cloud vertical. Juniper has attributed this weakness to a shift to scale-out from scale-up architecture among cloud customers. Lower demand from cloud customers has meant that Juniper stock has fallen ~11% since October 2017, when the company announced its preliminary 3Q17 results, which were lower than analyst estimates.
NEW YORK: The S&P 500 in the US eked out a small gain while the Dow declined after a volatile trading session, with weakness in sectors such as consumer staples and financials offsetting strong gains in the energy and industrial indexes. Higher oil prices boosted energy stocks while transport stocks such as CSX Corp helped the industrial sector. The most notable is energy prices pulling that sector higher," said David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise in Boston.
The major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday, led by gains in energy and industrial companies. Strong company earnings helped lift the market, giving the S&P 500 its third gain in as many ...