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Nasdaq, S&P 500 Post Gains as JP Morgan Kicks off Earnings Season.

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended higher on Wednesday, led by gains in shares of big growth names like Amazon.com and Microsoft, but JPMorgan shares fell along with other bank shares and weighed on the market. The S&P 500 briefly added to gains following the release of minutes from the September Federal Reserve policy meeting. U.S. central bankers signalled they could start reducing crisis-era support for the economy in mid-November, though they remained divided over...

Wall Street Gains 0.1%, Investors Brace for Inflation, Tapering Impact

Wall Street ended firmer on Wednesday in a partial rebound from the previous day’s broad sell-off, with remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and the ongoing debt ceiling debate keeping a lid on gains. The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced, but the Nasdaq Composite closed lower as Treasury yields halted their ascent. Defensive sectors took the lead as investors sought stability in the volatile market. All three remain...

Wall Street Down Nearly 2% Amidst Piling Concerns on Treasury Yields and Inflation.

Wall Street stocks ended sharply lower on Tuesday in a broad sell-off driven by rising U.S. Treasury yields, deepening concerns over persistent inflation, and contentious debt ceiling negotiations in Washington. All three major U.S. stock indexes slid nearly 2% or more, with interest rate sensitive tech and tech-adjacent stocks weighing heaviest as investors lost their risk appetite. It was the S&P 500 index’s biggest one-day percentage drop since May and the Nasdaq’s largest since March....

Wall Street Drops as Tech Stocks Drag S&P 500, Nasdaq.

Wall Street’s benchmark indices, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes ended lower on Monday with investors pivoting to value as tech shares, hurt by rising Treasury yields, weighed on equities in the quarter’s final week. Of the three major U.S. stock indexes, only the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average closed in positive territory, buoyed by financials and industrials. Economically sensitive small caps and transports outperformed the broader market. “The economic reopening trade is alive and...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 38, 2021

Global markets were mixed this week, as many analysts comprehended the possible impact of China’s Evergrande Group into a global financial abyss. With no shortage of headlines to worry about, volatility made a comeback last week after being dormant for most of the past six months. United States The major benchmarks overcame an early sell-off to end the week flat to modestly higher. On Monday, the S&P 500 Index recorded it biggest daily drop since...

Wall Street Slumps as Markets Jittery Over Potential Collapse of China’s Evergrande

Wall Street fell in a broad sell-off on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq suffering their biggest daily percentage drops since May, as fear of contagion from the potential collapse of China’s Evergrande drove investors out of equities in a flight for safety. The Nasdaq also hit its lowest level in about a month, but indexes pared losses just before the close to end well off their lows of the session. The Nasdaq was...

Wall Street Extends Drops Ahead of the Long-Expected Corporate Tax Hikes, to 26.5%

Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as economic uncertainties and the increasing likelihood of a corporate tax rate hike dampened investor sentiment and prompted a broad sell-off despite signs of easing inflation. Optimism faded throughout the trading session on wall street, reversing an initial rally following the Labor Department’s consumer price index report. All three major U.S. stock indexes ended in negative territory in a reminder that September is a historically rough month for stocks....

Wall Street Extends Decline as Apple, Facebook Lead Big-Tech with 1% Drop

Wall Street ended lower on Wednesday, spooked by worries that the Delta coronavirus variant could blunt the economy’s recovery and on uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve may pull back its accommodative policies. Apple and Facebook fell about 1% after helping push the Nasdaq to record highs in the previous session. The dips in those two Silicon Valley giants contributed more than any other companies to the S&P 500’s decline for the session. Investors on...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 35, 2021

Global Markets were mixed this week as data from various fronts; from the U.S jobs data which was released on Friday and the growing anxiety over the shifting Fed policy adding new wrinkles to various analysts across various global markets. United States The benchmark indexes for the top global market ended the week mixed after the S&P MidCap 400 Index joined the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes in reaching new intraday highs on Thursday....

Wall Street Rallies with the S&P 500, Nasdaq Topping Record Levels backed by Fed Taper-Talk

Wall Street benchmark indexes, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq topped their record closes once again on Monday, bolstered by technology stocks, as last week’s dovish comments from the Federal Reserve on tapering its monetary stimulus refocused investors’ minds on economic growth. It was the fourth record closing high in five sessions for the S&P, and the fifth in six sessions for the Nasdaq, runs only interrupted by jitters ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s Jackson...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 34, 2021

Global market headlines swung squarely to Fed policy and geopolitical uncertainties last week, while swings in the stock market remained narrow, continuing August’s tranquil trend. United States Stocks gained as full Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine supported sentiment toward an ongoing economic recovery. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index outperformed the broad market S&P 500 Index and the large-cap Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Russell 2000 Index of small-cap stocks...

Wall Street Reverses Losses; S&P 500 Gains on Tech Rally

Wall Street’s benchmark, the S&P 500 ended modestly higher in a choppy session on Thursday, with gains in tech shares countering losses in cyclical sectors, as investors took the pulse of the economic rebound and gauged when the Federal Reserve might temper its monetary stimulus. Tech also supported the Nasdaq, while economically sensitive sectors such as energy and materials were particularly weak. Data showed that the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits...

Wall Street Slumps; Nasdaq Leads in Decline as Home Depot Drops 4.3%

Wall Street’s main indexes slid on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 logging its biggest one-day percentage fall in about a month, weighed down by a drop in U.S. retail sales that raised concerns about the economic recovery, as well as by disappointing results from Home Depot. Most of the S&P 500’s sectors finished lower, with consumer discretionary the weakest performer, falling 2.3%. Home Depot shares fell 4.3% during trading on wall street after the company’s...

Wall Street Sheds: S&P 500, Dow Hit Record Highs as Defensive Shares Rally

The benchmark S&P 500 and the Dow industrials hit record highs on Monday as investors moved into defensive sectors and stocks recovered from losses earlier in the session, shaking off glum economic data out of China. Economically sensitive groups such as energy, materials and financials were weaker after China’s factory output and retail sales growth slowed sharply and missed expectations in July, as new COVID-19 outbreaks and floods disrupted business operations. But healthcare gained 1.1%,...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 32, 2021

  Global markets were mixed for a second week running, with data indicating that markets from the west were trading higher while markets in Asia whipsawed through days of decline as Chinese traders remained cautious on concerns of a crackdown on various sectors by the regulators of the world’s largest economy. Apart from this, there were concerns over the rising numbers of coronavirus infections in the global zones, with china hitting past the 131 infections...

Wall Street Sinks as S&P 500 Dragged by Energy Sector on Oil Demand Concerns

Wall Street’s benchmark, the S&P 500 dipped on Monday, as fuel demand worries during a resurgent pandemic sent energy stocks lower but rising U.S. Treasury yields lifted financial stocks, keeping Wall Street’s benchmark index near record levels. Energy shares were the worst-performing of the 11 major S&P sectors on wall street, down 1.48% along with crude prices as mounting coronavirus cases and the potential for restrictions, particularly in China, raised worries about the fuel demand...

Wall Street Declines, S&P 500 Drops on Coronavirus Concerns

Wall street’s benchmark, the S&P 500 Index, closed slightly lower on Monday after erasing early gains as worries about the Delta variant of the coronavirus and a slowing U.S. economy overshadowed optimism around more fiscal stimulus and a strong second-quarter earnings season. Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller said on CNBC late in the session that the Fed could start to reduce its support for the economy by October if the next two monthly jobs report...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 29, 2021

Global markets were mixed but mostly higher with most markets experiencing pullbacks, which have been infrequent and short-lived as strong economic growth, positive investor sentiment, and extreme amounts of Fed liquidity have combined to produce elevated gains with limited drawdowns along the way United States Stocks ended the week higher, rebounding from a sell-off on Monday. The advance was somewhat narrow, however, with much of the gains concentrated in technology and internet-related giants—the so-called FANG+...

Wall Street Ends Higher Higher, Treasury Yields Rebound Despite COVID Variant Fears

Wall Street notched a comeback on Tuesday with all the major indexes closing higher, and yields on safe-haven U.S. Treasuries bouncing off lows as investors sought riskier assets even as worries remained about a resurgence in COVID-19. Wall Street’s main indexes all rose by more than 1.5%, with the Dow ahead of the others. Yields on U.S. 10-year Treasuries came off a new five-month low. Wall Street closes higher, Treasury yields rebound despite COVID variant...

Tech Stocks Extend Rally, Pushing Nasdaq, S&P 500 to New Highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both registered record closing highs on Tuesday, lifted by Apple Inc and other technology stocks after an upbeat consumer confidence report. The S&P 500, helped by a jump in Morgan Stanley shares on news of a dividend increase, hit a record high for the fourth straight session. The S&P and the Dow closed little changed after a session marked by lighter than average volume, as the market awaits more...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 24, 2021

Global markets were on the low as a surprisingly hawkish outcome from the Federal Reserve’s June 15–16 policy meeting and late-week comments from a Fed official about potentially earlier-than-expected rate hikes dragging markets globally reverse some of their post-pandemic gains. United States The Dow includes many cyclical companies—those most reliant on global economic growth. On the other hand, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index posted a much more modest loss. The broad market S&P 500 Index...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 23, 2021

Global markets were mixed during the week as investors reacted to various economic data from both the U.S Consumer price index and also various economic data from china and from the middle east. Investors were keen to watching also the developments from two Iranian Warships that had for the first time crossed into the Atlantic, and the continuing discussion of bringing back Iranian oil to the market after a previous OPEC+ ban. United States A...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 21, 2021

Global markets traded fairly mixed this week as most markets as investors watched on various economic data from the United States with relation to Inflation and also data from China and Japan on unemployment and various economic data. Market also looked at Mexico on the South America’s and also general data from the expansion of the Hong Kong Index which is due from 1st of June, 2021. United States Stocks recorded solid gains, leading the...

Wall Street Ends Week Higher Despite Growing Inflation Concerns

Stocks on Wall Street climbed on Friday as investors brushed off a stronger-than-expected inflation reading, as both the Dow and S&P 500 indexes clinched their first weekly gain in the past three weeks. Consumer prices, as measured by the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index excluding the volatile food and energy components, rose 0.7% in April, topping analysts’ 0.6% estimate and after a 0.4% increase in March. PCE is the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of...

Wall Street Ends Lower as Telecom Stocks Slip Despite Strong Retail Earnings

Stocks on wall street ended down on Tuesday, slumping on a sharp decline in telecom stocks and weak housing starts data that overshadowed better-than-expected earnings from Walmart and Home Depot. AT&T Inc shed 5.8%, among the biggest percentage decliners in the benchmark S&P 500. It extended declines from Monday, when the telecoms firm said it would cut its dividend payout ratio as a result of its $43 billion media asset deal with Discovery Inc. T-Mobile...

Wall Street Ends Week High backed by S&P 500, Dow Rally

The three main Wall Street Indices ended Friday higher for the day and week, with the S&P 500 and the Dow breaking closing records, as investors took strong economic data and bank earnings as signs of momentum in the U.S. pandemic recovery. Nine of the 11 S&P sub-sectors rose on Friday. The energy and information technology Indices were the exceptions. The former, dipping 0.9%, was weighed by lower oil prices, while the latter was marginally...

Global Markets Weekly Review: Week 13, 2021

Global markets were moving this week, with the major highlights of the holiday shortened week being the global consumer confidence increasing to its highest level since the onset of the corona virus pandemic. What stole investors spotlight was U.S President Joe Biden’s sweeping infrastructure proposal, which has the potential to shape the fiscal and tax environment for years to come. United States The major benchmarks closed higher for the holiday-shortened trading week as markets closed...

Global Markets Weekly Review – Week 51, 2020

Global markets edged higher last week, with all major benchmark global indices hitting fresh all-time highs. Fiscal-stimulus optimism in the United States, along with a brighter longer-term outlook driven by the rollout of vaccines, continues to support sentiment in the market and the general global economic environment. United States The major indexes reached record highs as expectations grew for the passage of another federal coronavirus relief package. Information technology stocks outperformed within the S&P 500...

Global Markets Weekly Market Review – Week 42, 2020

Global markets were mixed but generally ended higher during the week as data on the coronavirus and various economic fronts streamed in during the week. On the global economic front, there was increased hope for a fiscal stimulus package. On the vaccine front, some trials have been paused due to health concerns, and Pfizer has filed an emergency-use plan for the end of November. United States The large-cap benchmarks narrowly managed a third consecutive week...

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