SECTION SELECTION US FINANCIAL MARKET | US ECONOMY & POLITICS EUROPE & WORLD | TODAY IN HISTORY DAILY MARKET REPORTS Technology and media stocks pushed Wall Street higher on Wednesday and helped the Nasdaq hit a record high, as markets eyed a recovery after being battered by a rapidly escalating China-U.S. trade tensions. Twenty-First Century Fox jumped […]
U.S. stocks slumped on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average erasing its gains for the year, as markets were rattled by a sharp escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 200 points on Monday and the other major indexes were lower, as China’s retaliatory action against tariffs imposed by the United States reignited fears of a possible trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.
U.S. stocks fell on Friday after the United States announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, spurring a promise of immediate and equivalent retaliation from Beijing.
U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after the European Central Bank (ECB) promised not to raise euro zone interest rates before the middle of next year and on better-than-expected May retail sales data.
SECTION SELECTION US FINANCIAL MARKET | US ECONOMY & POLITICS EUROPE & WORLD | TODAY IN HISTORY DAILY MARKET REPORTS U.S. stocks were flat on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy announcement, while media shares got a boost from a court approval for AT&T’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. Shares of the HBO channel owner […]
Wall Street’s main indexes posted small gains on Tuesday as bank shares gained in anticipation of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve at its two-day policy meeting.
The S&P 500 edged higher on Monday, helped by gains in bank shares and utility Sempra Energy, as investors looked past a chaotic G7 meeting over the weekend and focused on a historic U.S.-North Korea summit.
U.S. stocks slipped Friday as trade tensions between the U.S. and its allies ratcheted up ahead of a major summit.
The S&P 500 posted slight gains on Thursday as declines in technology companies and packaged food makers, dragged down by J.M. Smucker’s quarterly report, were offset by rising energy shares.