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European stocks lifted by data, but U.S. holiday keeps a lid on action

European stocks were set to break a four-session win streak on Friday, with upbeat economic data overshadowed by persistent worries about rising virus cases in the U.S. That is as a holiday Stateside was set to keep a lid on trading volumes.

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Is the stock market closed today? For 4th of July, here’s everything investors need to know about trading hours and closures

Independence Day falls on Saturday this year, meaning that U.S. financial markets will be closed on Friday.

51 min ago
European Stocks Fall as U.S. Takes a Holiday Amid Climbing Covid-19 Cases

European stocks were set to break a four-session win streak on Friday, with upbeat economic data overshadowed by persistent worries about rising virus cases in the U.S.

55 min ago
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London stocks struggle while U.S. markets are closed for July 4 holiday

London stocks fell on Friday, with the index set to underperform its European rivals for the week, as weak oil prices weighed on major energy names, and alongside concerns that next week’s summer statement from the U.K. Chancellor will lack big tax cuts.

9:26 a.m. Today
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Goldman Sachs has done the math and a national mask mandate to halt the spread of coronavirus would have a big impact on the U.S. economy

Wearing a mask has become a uniquely hot-button issue in the U.S., which finds itself in the throes of viral pandemic that appears to be drifting out of control by the day.

7:44 a.m. Today
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Here’s why U.S. struggles with the coronavirus could lead to Europe’s stock market taking the lead

A growing number of prominent Wall Street institutions are making the prediction that 2020 will be the year for Europe’s stock market to outshine its U.S. counterpart as the coronavirus takes diverging tracks in the two economic powerhouses.

6:46 a.m. Today
Asian markets gain following upbeat U.S. jobs report

Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data.

6:00 a.m. Today
Here’s what history tells us happens after the S&P 500’s best quarters of all time, as strategist says it’s set to repeat

It is set to be a subdued start to the quarter on Wednesday, after U.S. stocks wrapped up their best quarter in decades.

5:04 a.m. Today
Return of March panic is the biggest risk to the S&P 500 right now. Here’s the trigger

Our call of the day has charted out some highs and lows for the S&P 500 that investors need to watch out for in coming weeks and months. And here’s what could cause a trigger.

3:04 a.m. Today
China's June Caixin services PMI hits 10-year high

BEIJING--A private gauge of China's service-sector activity surged to the highest level in more than a decade in June, as the easing of virus-control measures in most parts of the country drove demand.

12:06 a.m. Today
U.S. stock futures little changed headed into holiday weekend

U.S. stock index futures were flat late Thursday, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. As of midnight Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down about 20 points, or 0.1%, while S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq-100 futures were off fractionally. U.S. stock markets will be closed Friday for the Fourth of July. Earlier in the day, stocks finished a choppy trading session with slight gains, as rising coronavirus cases dampened enthusiasm after a positive jobs report. The Dow closed 92.39 points, or 0.4%, higher to finish at 25,827.36, while the S&P 500 index added 14.15 points, or 0.5%, to close at 3,130.01. The Nasdaq Composite Index gained 53 points, or 0.5%, close at 10,207.63, booking its second straight record close.

12:03 a.m. Today
Dow books slight gain, Nasdaq ends at a record as rise in coronavirus cases caps rally on strong jobs report

U.S. stock indexes ended a choppy session Thursday with meager gains to close out a holiday-shortened week, as a record rise in new coronavirus cases in states like Florida helped to erode some of the optimism surrounding a stronger-than-expected monthly employment report for June.

5:18 p.m. July 2, 2020
Treasury yields edge lower as doubts of U.S. recovery creep up as coronavirus cases spike

Treasury yields retreat from their session highs Thursday, on haven buying spurred by fears that the U.S. could fail to bring the coronavirus under control and undermine labor gains seen in June’s job report.

4:47 p.m. July 2, 2020
It’s going to be a long, hot, up-and-down, go-nowhere summer in the stock market, but don’t sell yet

Markets are likely to remain volatile yet range-bound for some time.

4:32 p.m. July 2, 2020
Nasdaq closes at record for second straight session ahead of July 4th holiday

U.S. stocks clung to their gains at the end of Thursday after a stronger-than-expected employment report confirmed the labor market's rapid recovery at the end of the second-quarter. Wall Street will be shuttered on Friday in honor of the Independence Day holiday. The S&P 500 gained 0.5% to 3,130. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 92 points, or 0.4%, to end around 25,827, based on preliminary numbers. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.5% to 10,208, booking an all-time closing high for a second straight day. The U.S. added 4.8 million jobs in June compared with expectations for a rise of 3.7 million and the unemployment rate fell for the second straight month to 11.1%. Still, analysts worry the resurgence of new coronavirus cases across the U.S. could hold back further improvements in the broader U.S. economy.

4:07 p.m. July 2, 2020
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U.S. Markets

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+53.00
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1,432
+0.32%
+4.55
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1,786
-0.25%
-4.40
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6.69
-1.91%
-0.13

Europe

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6,152
-1.42%
-88.47
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12,518
-0.71%
-90.00
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4,996
-1.05%
-53.15

Asia

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22,306
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+160.52
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25,373
+0.99%
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6,164
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+21.40
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