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U.S. stock indexes finished unevenly Friday even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out another all-time high. Losses in technology companies and retailers offset gains in energy and industrial stocks. ...
Wall Street capped a milestone-setting week Friday with a mixed finish for the major U.S. stock indexes and the second all-time high in two days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
SINGAPORE (AP) — European markets climbed Thursday following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.
The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record highs on Thursday as tech stocks rebounded and investors appeared to push aside trade fears. The S&P 500 ended the day 0.8 per cent higher at 2,930.75 — having hit an intraday high of 2,934.80 earlier in the session — in a broad-based advance. This marked its 19th closing high of the year and 89th since the 2016 presidential election, according to Howard Silverblatt at S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 23,672.91, ahead of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's leadership vote. WALL STREET: Major U.S. indexes were mixed on Wednesday as gains by banks and other financial companies balanced out losses elsewhere in the market.
US stocks kicked off Thursday with a bang, with the S&P 500 and Dow both hitting fresh intraday record highs as trade fears appeared to ease and Treasury yields climbed. The S&P 500 climbed 0.6 per cent ...
Wall Street ended the day mixed, with a rally in financials offsetting a decline in utilities amid ongoing concerns over trade tensions between the US and China. The S&P 500 ended the day 0.1 per cent ...
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday as investors shrugged off the latest escalation of trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Technology and consumer-focused companies had some of the biggest ...
Apple manages to escape the latest U.S. tariffs and players who generate bulk of their revenues domestically remain fairly immune to its adverse effects.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping up tensions between the world's top two economies.
Global stock markets started the new week on a soft note as investors waited to see if the U.S. slaps tariffs on another $200 billion-worth of Chinese goods. Oil prices rose, meanwhile, as heavy storms battered both countries. Wall Street was set for a muted open with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures down 0.1 percent.
Technology giants get most of the credit for driving this year’s stock-market gains, but the quiet strength of smaller companies is a reason to keep betting on U.S. stocks. Signs of stock-market breadth are everywhere, investors and analysts say: Smaller-company stocks have climbed more than their larger counterparts this year. When all the companies in the S&P 500 are assigned an equal weighting, the index is still trading near records.
U.S. stocks hardly moved Friday as the market wrapped up a solid week. Smaller companies rose following signs of sustained economic growth and reports that more tariffs on Chinese goods could be on the way.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly moved Friday as the market wrapped up a solid week. Smaller companies rose following signs of sustained economic growth and reports that more tariffs on Chinese goods could be on the way.
China's government says Washington has asked to resume negotiations on their worsening tariff dispute. A foreign ministry spokesman said the two sides are working out the details. The announcement followed reports by foreign chambers of commerce in China that companies have been hurt by tariffs imposed by both sides on $50 billion of each other's goods.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease.
As Wall Street sounds the alarm over brewing risks in global commerce, traders are rushing to hedge against any downturn in the year’s biggest stock-market winners. Demand for options that provide protection against a selloff in technology companies is at elevated levels as the Nasdaq 100 Index shows signs of flagging following a torrid runup over the summer. Contracts that pay off if the Nasdaq 100 falls are in greater demand than similar hedges against losses in both the S&P 500 Index and the Russell 2000 Index.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Many global markets climbed Thursday following a report that the U.S. has proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China before going ahead with plans to slap tariffs on $200 billion or more in Chinese goods.
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SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday after a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a dispute between the world's two largest economies was spiraling out of control.
World markets were mixed Wednesday as investors focused on trade tensions, with China delaying licenses to American businesses ahead of expected tariffs from Washington. The price of oil continued to rise on concerns that Hurricane Florence could disrupt supplies.
Stocks looked poised for a weak showing this morning with S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite futures trading modestly lower. The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for August rose to the highest level recorded in its 45-year history. • and examine stocks of app makers like (MTCH) (MTCH) and (SNAP) (SNAP).
Hiring in the United States picked up in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Trump administration's ongoing conflicts with its trading partners. Employers added a strong 201,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent, near an 18-year low. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy is showing consistent strength even after nearly a decade of growth, with Friday's jobs report for August signaling that employers remain confident enough to hire freely and are finally paying more generously.