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Stocks advanced ahead of a holiday weekend, with market sentiment divided between two technology initial public offerings and the long-awaited release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s election meddling.
The market started with small gains Thursday, only to wobble at midday, before regaining ground at the end of the day. Markets will be closed for the Good Friday holiday.
Major U.S. indexes managed small gains Thursday, though not enough to prevent a losing week for the S&P 500 following three weeks of gains. Industrial stocks led the way higher on strong company earnings. ...
The major U.S. stock indexes capped a holiday shortened week with slight gains Thursday, reversing some of the modest losses from a day earlier. Industrial sector stocks paved the way higher as traders welcomed solid earnings from Snap-on, Honeywell International, United Rentals and Union Pacific. Technology companies also notched solid gains, offsetting losses by financial and energy stocks.
The latest round of earnings reports propelled U.S. stocks higher, following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Stocks have lost some of their morning momentum approaching midday Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 91.96 points, or 0.4%, to 26,541.50 in recent trading, while the S&P 500has ticked up 0.1%, and the Nasdaq Composite is down 0.2%. Just don’t blame the release of the Mueller report, which seems to have been ignored by the market.
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Based on the early price action and the current price at 26497, the direction of the June E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average the rest of the session is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the uptrending Gann angle at 26529.
Stock-index futures were a little lower as more earnings reports poured in and investors waited for the release of the Mueller report this morning. Also in focus is Pinterest’s initial public offering.
Reports of a potential acquisition by the marijuana company lifted Canopy, while Alcoa, Las Vegas Sands, Snap, and United Rentals were in focus as well.
Stock markets were subdued Thursday as investors digested corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data, with some traders in Europe preparing for a long weekend. London's FTSE 100 fell 0.1% to 7,460 and Frankfurt's DAX rose 0.5% to 12,208. A survey of manufacturing activity in Europe showed the sector stabilized in April after months of declines.
STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG 7:31 a.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average looks set for a lower open Thursday as the market awaits the release of the Mueller report. Dow futures have declined 34 points, or 0.
You don’t have to look hard for reasons why stocks are nearing new highs—and most of them can be found in the wreckage of the December selloff.
Tuesday’s rally put all three indexes less than 1.5% from records, but investors were too skittish to push forward. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down 0.01% to 26,449.54. The S&P 500 lost 6.61 points, or 0.23%, to end at 2900.45, and the Nasdaq Composite slipped 4.15 points, or 0.05%, to close at 7996.08.
Stocks finished a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street Wednesday with modest losses that erased most of the market's slight gains from a day earlier. A sharp sell-off in health care companies far outweighed ...
Although Chinese economic data came in ahead of expectations, investors were weighing that news with a spate of earnings reports, now that first-quarter reporting season is in full swing.
10:19 a.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average erased early gains—and it is all the fault of (IBM) (IBM) and (UNH) (UNH). The Dow Jones Industrial Average has dropped 46.48 points, or 0.2%, to 26,4016.18, while the S&P 500 has fallen 0.1% to 2903.94, so it’s not like the rest of the market is particularly strong. The price-weighted Dow, however, would be up if it weren’t for two stocks: IBM and UnitedHealth.
Based on the early price action and the current price at 26398, the direction of the June E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average futures contract is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the uptrending Gann angle at 26465. The market is also threatening to turn lower for the holiday-shortened week.
SECTORFOCUS BLOG Off to a Good Start. Stocks are rising early Wednesday, with Dow Jones Industrial Average futures up 0.2%, S&P 500 futures 0.3% higher, and the Nasdaq Composite leading the pack with 0.
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after news that China's economy grew at a better than expected 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter failed to entice wary investors focused on weaker U.S. corporate earnings.
STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG 6:38 a.m. The Dow Jones Industrial Average looks set to continue its slow rise toward new highs as earnings season continues. Dow futures have advanced 30 points, or 0.1%, while S&P 500 futures have risen 0.