U.S. stock indexes were higher on Monday, boosted by the consumer discretionary sector and as hopes for a new round of tax cuts overshadowed fears of an escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade war.
The S&P 500 and Dow Industrials dropped on Friday after strong August jobs data raised concerns about the possibility of faster interest rate hikes, but a rebound in chip stocks helped the Nasdaq trade higher.
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq dropped on Thursday, as internet stocks faltered for a second day on concerns about increased regulation, while Micron led a decline in chip stocks.
U.S. stock indexes were lower on Wednesday, weighed down by Facebook, energy stocks and concerns over the possibility of President Donald Trump going through with plans to slap new tariffs on Chinese goods as early as this week.
U.S. stocks tumbled on Tuesday as a drop-in heavyweights Facebook and Nike added to worries over trade negotiations between the United States and other major economies.
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were largely flat on Friday hit by concerns about ongoing trade talks between the United States and other major economies, but gains in Apple and Amazon lifted the Nasdaq.
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, after four days of gains, weighed down by weak results from retailers and on rising concerns over the U.S.-China trade war that has weighed on markets for most of the year.
U.S. stocks rose slightly on Wednesday, lifted by technology stocks, though gains were limited as investors awaited progress on U.S.-Canada trade talks and eyed a deadline for consultations on the next round of China-U.S. tariffs.
U.S. stock indexes rose on Tuesday, with the benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq indexes hitting fresh all-time highs, as a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico calmed fears of a global trade war.
U.S. stocks posted strong gains on Monday, with the benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs, as news that the United States and Mexico were closing in on a trade deal added to optimism about the economy.