Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | A Year of Stock Market Fury, Signifying Nearly Nothing Advertisement Supported by Despite wild swings stemming from the trade war, gains over the last 12 months have been tiny. + 20 % S&P 500 + 15 Year-to-date change +15.2% + 10 + 5 0 12-month change +1.7% – 5 – 10 – 15 A S O N D J F M A M J J A + 20 % + 15 S&P 500 + 10 Year-to-date change +15.2% + 5 0 12-month change +1.7% – 5 – 10 – 15 A S O N D J F M A M J J A + 20 % + 15 S&P 500 Year-to-date change +15.2% + 10 + 5 0 12-month change +1.7% – 5 – 10 – 15 Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. March April May June July … [Read more...] about A Year of Stock Market Fury, Signifying Nearly Nothing
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NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks ended a wobbly day slightly lower on Wall Street as a weeklong rally fizzled out. The modest losses Friday came a day after the S&P 500 set a record closing high. On Friday the Dow Jones Industrial Average also briefly traded above the all-time closing high it reached in October. Technology and industrial companies led the way lower. PayPal lost 2.2% and FedEx gave up 1.5%. The price of oil continued to climb and rose more than 9% for the week as tensions between the U.S. and Iran increase. The S&P 500 fell 3 points, or 0.1%, to 2,950. It's up 7.2% so far in June. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 34 points, or 0.1%, to 26,719. The Nasdaq dipped 19 points, or 0.2%, to 8,031. ___ 11:45 a.m. A weeklong rally on the stock market is fizzling out as major U.S. indexes wobble between small gains and losses. A day earlier, the S&P 500 index reached a record closing high. The … [Read more...] about Markets Right Now: Weeklong stock market rally fizzles out
The local stock market is expected to have unpredictable moves in 2019 as global developments have become complicated, causing challenges to economic management in the country, said securities experts. Speaking with vietstock.vn, Duong The Quang, general director of DongABank Securities Company, forecast 2019 to be a tough year, citing that both overseas and domestic factors may cause huge impacts on the local market. First, the trade war between the U.S. and China have turned complicated, with its impacts seen in many aspects such as technology, capital and currency. Vietnam, having strong trade relationships with the two markets, will endure significant influence. Second, the local economy, despite its impressive growth rate in 2018, still heavily depends on foreign direct investment (FDI) and a number of large companies. If the global economy suffers unfavorable movements, the enterprises will see their export-import activities slow down, thus dragging down the overall growth of … [Read more...] about Stock market unpredictable in 2019, say experts
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Business | The Stock Market Is Making a Comeback. Was It Something the Fed Said? Supported by ByMatt Phillips Jan. 20, 2019 Stocks have staged a remarkable turnaround in the early days of 2019, rebounding after an end-of-the-year tailspin that was fomented by fears of recession in the United States. Three straight weeks of gains in the new year on Wall Street have erased nearly all of 2018’s losses. It’s the best start to a year since 1987. Even so, many factors behind last year’s troubling decline remain unresolved. American companies and consumers are less optimistic about the future, and large economies like Germany and China are signaling a global slowdown driven by the trade war. Britain is in turmoil over leaving the European Union. And a new concern, the longest federal government shutdown … [Read more...] about The Stock Market Is Making a Comeback. Was It Something the Fed Said?
The home-goods company had a massive day on Wall Street. Andrew Osterland Published 4:25 pm CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond Was a Monster in the Stock Market Today. Here's Why. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was a monster in the stock market today, rising 16.56 percent -- by far the biggest gain on the Entrepreneur Index™. The specialty retailer beat earnings estimates by only a penny, but gave a surprising outlook on 2019. The company said it expected earnings for this year … [Read more...] about Bed Bath & Beyond Was a Monster in the Stock Market Today. Here’s Why.