Dow Jones Market News Op-ed S&P 500 

This Dow Rebound Is Just Another Step Towards the Big Crash

The media and stock market analysts are all aflutter today following the stock market’s dramatic rebound. Thirty minutes after today’s open, the Dow cratered 300 points in a matter of minutes, only then claw its way back and finish up 122 points. The stock market has been caught in a trading range for a number of months, as news oscillates between bullish and bearish. On the one hand, the market is jittery about the ongoing trade war with China, the cratering of the manufacturing index, and the threat of presidential…

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Dow Jones Market News S&P 500 

Dow Futures Blow Past 27,000 as China Touts “Constructive” Trade Talks With U.S.

Futures on the Dow and broader U.S. stock market rose sharply ahead of Monday’s open, as investors rallied behind apparent progress in trade talks between America and China. Dow Futures Rally; S&P 500 Follows Futures on all three major U.S. indexes rose in after-hours trading. Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures gained as much 151 points, or 0.5%, to reach 27,045.00. Dow Jones futures cross 27,000 in early Asian trading. | Chart: Bloomberg Markets S&P 500 futures contracts climbed 0.4% to 3,000.75. The Nasdaq 100 futures contract rose 0.5% to 7,867.25.…

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Business News james bullard S&P 500 stock market 

Key Economic Indicators Due This Week a Gauge of Consumer Strength

The stock market is on the brink of setting new records and the consumer, which has been propping up the U.S. economy, has the power to make or break that momentum. A couple of key economic indicators that are set to be released this week happen to be a gauge on the strength of the consumer. The results should provide some clarity as to whether the economy and corporate America will continue to grow, data that the stock market and Fed officials are no doubt watching closely. Despite the stock…

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Market News S&P 500 stock market 

Prominent Investor Sees Big Breakout For S&P, Says Bears Lost Control

Amidst a slight pullback in the U.S. stock market, Ed Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, said that the S&P 500 is expected to see a big breakout heading into 2020, predicting an increase to 3,500 points. The S&P 500 slightly dipped on Friday as the U.S. stock market experienced a swift sell-off. | Chart: Yahoo Finance Currently, the S&P 500 stands at 2,992 points after a sell-off on Friday and a rally to 3,500 points would indicate a 17% increase. Why Yardeni sees swift recovery for S&P 500 and the…

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china Donald Trump S&P 500 stock market U.S. Market News 

Stock Market Futures Surge as Trump Gets Positive on China

Trump’s tweets on China may set the stage for a strong rally in the stock market this week as S&P 500 futures open higher. | Source: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst By CCN Markets: In response to the struggling stock market, Donald Trump’s Twitter feed was awash with positive talk about the trade war and progress with China on Sunday. A more upbeat Trump could be precisely what the doctor ordered for bruised markets, putting the wind at the S&P 500’s back next week. U.S. stock futures opened higher Sunday evening, suggesting a…

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Dow Jones S&P 500 stock market U.S. Business News U.S. Market News 

Stock Market’s Stuck, Revisits 2018 Levels from When Trade War Began

The Trump stock market has stagnated. The Dow Jones and S&P 500 are revisiting levels from before the president’s first tariffs in 2018. | Source: Shutterstock With both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 hitting record highs recently, you would be forgiven for thinking that Donald Trump’s stock market has been a runaway success. However, the recent trade war turmoil has shed light on an extraordinary fact: the Dow and S&P have gone nowhere since the tariffs began in 2018. The stock market is now back at the same level it…

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federal reserve S&P 500 Trade War U.S. Market News 

Don’t Blame the Fed or Tariffs Alone for this Stock Market Rout

Corporate earnings season is underway, and fundamentals are driving the stock market more than usual because valuations are so lofty already. | Source: Shutterstock Stock market investors who were expecting that the Fed would be more accommodating with its monetary policy or that trade talks between the U.S. and China would go swimmingly were in for a rude awakening. Instead, they got a one-two punch comprised of a mere quarter-point interest rate cut and threats of more tariffs on China rather than any compromise. But if you take a step…

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S&P 500 stock market U.S. Business News U.S. Market News 

Guns, Tariffs, Disney Earnings & Brexit

The S&P 500 faces a plethora of risks this week as domestic and international concerns pile up for the US stock market. | Source: AP Photo/Richard Drew The S&P 500 could face a rocky week ahead after another round of Trump trade war tweets over the weekend. However, investors have more than just the White House’s ongoing tariff shenanigans to worry about when the bell rings on Monday. The president’s response to a horrific run of mass shootings in California, Texas, and Ohio will also be in focus for stocks,…

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S&P 500 tom lee U.S. Market News us-china trade war 

Buy the Trade War-Induced S&P 500 Dip

Stock market bull Thomas Lee of Fundstrat has invited investors to “back up the truck” and load up on the trade war induced dip. | Source: AP Photo / Mark Lennihan Stock market bull Thomas Lee of Fundstrat has invited investors to “back up the truck” and load up on the trade war-induced dip in the S&P 500. His client letter comes at the end of an action-packed week full of economic data, a landmark interest rate decision, and political wrangling that caused volatility to spike across the board. Friday’s…

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Boeing Dow Jones nasdaq S&P 500 U.S. Market News 

Boeing Keeps Dow in Positive Territory as Stock Market Slides

The Dow outperformed the broader U.S. stock market Friday thanks to strong performances from Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) and Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT). Dow Hangs Onto Narrow Gains; S&P 500, Nasdaq Drift Lower The U.S. stock market turned lower in afternoon trading, diverging sharply from a positive pre-market for Dow futures.  The S&P 500 Index fell 0.2% to 2,989.05, with utilities and communication services among the worst performers. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.3% to 8,185.06. The Dow Jones Industrial Average pared most of its gains and was last up 25.46 points,…

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