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Dow, S&P 500 book 7th straight day of gains, Nasdaq ends lower as high-flying tech stocks take a breather

Stock-market benchmarks finished mostly higher on Monday as investors monitored signs that a long-awaited rotation on Wall Street into more economically sensitive cyclical stocks could be brewing, but at the expense of their highflying counterparts.

4:52 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020
Dow ends over 350 points higher as tech stocks take a breather

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped Monday, as shares of previously beaten down or lagging cyclical sectors saw renewed investor interest at the expense of highflying tech shares. Investors were also assessing the outlook for coronavirus aid after President Donald Trump signed executive orders over the weekend that would extend a number of measures. The Dow rose around 358 points, or 1.3%, to close near 27,792, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 gained around 9 points, or 0.3%, to finish near 3,361. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite fell by around 43 points, or 0.4%, ending near 10,968.

4:04 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020
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BAC /zigman2/quotes/200894270/composite 26.56 +0.45 +1.72%
C /zigman2/quotes/207741460/composite 52.86 +0.74 +1.42%
MSFT /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite 208.25 -4.23 -1.99%
INTC /zigman2/quotes/203649727/composite 49.22 +1.19 +2.48%
CSCO /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite 47.73 +0.30 +0.63%
F /zigman2/quotes/208911460/composite 7.09 +0.23 +3.35%
WFC /zigman2/quotes/203790192/composite 24.70 -0.37 -1.48%
JPM /zigman2/quotes/205971034/composite 100.64 +1.26 +1.27%
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SectorWatch »

Why Wall Street struggles to define 'socially' responsible investing

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread protests against racial injustice, the "S", or social, part of ESG investing has come under scrutiny. Here's what investors need to know. video content

7:00 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020
Why European stocks may be a good alternative to high U.S. valuations

David Kelly, chief global strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses the appeal of investment opportunities in Europe, as the U.S. faces an economic slowdown. video content

12:32 p.m. July 29, 2020
Work from home is here to stay. Here's what it means for retail

Liz Suzuki, lead hardline retail analyst at Bank of America, breaks down which retail stocks are best positioned to benefit from the work from home trend. video content

7:00 a.m. July 29, 2020
Even with a stock market recovery, the economic outlook could be grim

Katie Nixon, chief investment officer at Northern Trust Wealth Management, explains why the economy may be slow to follow the market's recovery, and what that means for investors. video content

3:20 p.m. July 27, 2020

Mutual Funds »

This index ETF is beating the S&P 500 by excluding ‘losers’

Eliminating weak companies has led to outperformance for the GraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF.

9:24 a.m. July 23, 2020
5 ways to beat the stock market — from a fund manager who’s done this for years

These lessons from Amana Growth Fund can make you a better investor.

4:34 p.m. July 11, 2020
4 safe and inflation-beating ways to beat those sinking yields on money-market funds

These low-risk vehicles give you a positive after-inflation rate on your money, writes Mark Hulbert.

12:35 p.m. July 4, 2020
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Exchange Traded Funds »

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Energy Sector SPDR /zigman2/quotes/206420077/composite 38.33 +1.15 +3.09%
iShares MSCI Em Mkt /zigman2/quotes/201454250/composite 43.98 +0.11 +0.25%
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Bonds »

This $20 billion bond fund produced outsized returns by capitalizing on market turmoil, and is set to do it again

Anne Walsh of Guggenheim Investments explains her strategy in a difficult environment for income investors.

4:33 p.m. Aug. 8, 2020
Why would anyone own bonds now? There are at least five reasons

Bonds play a role in a portfolio, even amid historically low interest rates.

8:46 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020
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6 mo Treasury /zigman2/quotes/211347049/realtime 0.13 +0.0100 +8.33%
2 yr Treasury /zigman2/quotes/211347045/realtime 0.14 +0.0040 +3.01%
5 yr Treasury /zigman2/quotes/211347048/realtime 0.24 +0.0095 +4.14%
10 yr Treasury /zigman2/quotes/211347051/realtime 0.58 -0.0041 -0.70%
30 yr Treasury /zigman2/quotes/211347052/realtime 1.25 -0.0003 -0.02%

Currencies »

Asian markets extend rally as S&P 500 nears new record

Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February.

11:28 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020
Gold ends higher as China-U.S. tensions seen escalating; Silver rallies over 6%

Gold futures on Monday settle higher, resuming a strong uptrend for the precious metal after snapping a five-session win streak on Friday, as China imposed fresh sanctions against U.S. officials in apparent retaliation for similar measures against Hong Kong and mainland officials last week.

2:41 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020
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Commodities »

Stocks in Europe rally on hopes over U.S. stimulus, virus trends

European stocks rallied on Tuesday, taking heart from signs of slowing spread of the coronavirus and the possibility that a new round of U.S. stimulus will get enacted.

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Yes, you may still be able to retire one day

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Commodities ›
Brent Crude /zigman2/quotes/209704782/delayed 45.41 +0.42 +0.93%
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Natural Gas /zigman2/quotes/210189548/delayed 2.17 +0.02 +0.79%
Gold /zigman2/quotes/210034565/delayed 2,004.70 -35.00 -1.72%
Silver /zigman2/quotes/210315219/delayed 28.23 -1.04 -3.54%
Platinum /zigman2/quotes/210261555/delayed 987.90 -14.80 -1.48%
Corn /zigman2/quotes/209710348/delayed 313.75 +3.25 +1.05%
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